Book Review: Saved by Grace by Herman Bavinck

By on December 28, 2008

Bavinck, Herman. Saved by Grace: The Holy Spirit’s Work in Calling and Regeneration. Translated by Nelson D. Kloosterman. Grand Rapids: Reformation Heritage Books, 2008. $30.00. Herman Bavinck was a Dutch theologian who lived from 1854-1921. He served as professor of systematic theology at Kampen Theological Seminary (Germany Netherlands) from 1882-1902. He then succeeded Abraham Kuyper, Read More...


Book Review: Reforming or Conforming? by Johnson and Gleason

By on December 21, 2008

Reforming or Conforming: Post-Conservative Evangelicals and the Emerging Church, ed. Gary L.W. Johnson and Ronald N. Gleason. Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2008. 300 pp. $20.00. Reforming or Conforming (RoC) takes a hard look at the emergent church movement that is running rampant within Christianity today. Edited by Johnson and Gleason, two senior pastors, RoC is a Read More...


Book Review: Tactics by Gregory Koukl

By on December 14, 2008

Koukl, Gregory. Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing your Christian Convictions. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009. $14.99. Introduction Gregory Koukl is no stranger to the world of apologetics (defending the Christian faith). His ministry, Stand to Reason, has proven invaluable to much of my dialogue with philosophical unbelievers. In Tactics, Dr. Koukl offers his experienced wisdom Read More...


Thrifty Thursday – Make the Call

By on December 11, 2008

I’m going to have to give a HT to Phil Gons on today’s thrifty tip. Not only is Phil an amazingly smart guy (currently finishing up his PhD thesertation – yeah, I made that word up) but he’s also a really thrifty guy (just ask him about his new bluetooth headset). So, Phil pointed out Read More...


Two Cent Tuesday – Christmas Break

By on December 9, 2008

Well, for the most part everyone is finished up with the semester. While a few of you might be putting the last touches on a paper or two, the rest of the seminary world is settling in for the holiday break. Which leads to the question, “What is the best way to spend your holiday Read More...


Sign Up and WIN

By on December 8, 2008

Over the weekend I launched a new feature here at GoingtoSeminary, our eNewsletter. To celebrate the launch of this new venture, we’re giving away a $50 Amazon gift card to one lucky subscriber. To be entered, all you have to do is sign up for our seminary eNewsletter… that’s all! In January we’ll have a Read More...


Book Review: Living For God’s Glory by Joel R. Beeke

By on December 6, 2008

Beeke, Joel R. Living for God’s Glory: An Introduction to Calvinism. Orlando: Reformation Trust, 2008. 416 pp. $24.00. Buy at Reformation Heritage Books for $18.00 or at Westminster Bookstore for $15.84. With his usual flair for meticulous research, Dr. Joel R. Beeke has written a masterpiece in Living for God’s Glory. The book was written Read More...


Review: Bible Study Magazine

By on December 3, 2008

Introduction Logos Bible Software has just released the first edition of Bible Study Magazine (BSM). At first I was a bit skeptical and thought the computer software company might be overstepping their boundaries. I was wrong. I must say that I was pleasantly surprised overall with the layout and “feel” to the magazine. The stated Read More...


Two Cent Tuseday – Finals

By on December 2, 2008

For some of you, you’ve already wrapped up the semester. For the rest of you, finals are right around the corner. As a follow up to yesterday’s post on trusting God in the big and small, how stressed do you get around finals time? Also, in the comment section, drop a line or two and Read More...