The team welcomes founding member Drew Mery back as they continue their series "A Pattern of Sound Words" with Baptist catechism question number 15. Subscribe to our podcast! Show Notes: You can purchase the 1689 London Baptist Confession along with the catechism here
Josh and Dale talk with Pastor Christopher Wiley about his new book "Man of the House". Subscribe to our podcast! Show Notes: You can purchase Man of the House here
In this episode Dale talks with Dr. Michael Allen about his new book Grounded in Heaven, which seeks to recover a biblical eschatological hope centered on being with Christ. Subscribe to our podcast! Show Notes: You can purchase a copy of Dr. Allen's book here
The team is together again for the first episode of the 2019 season of According to Christ podcast. They begin this new year off by continuing in their ongoing series "A Pattern of Sound Words" by examining question number 14 in the Baptist Catechism Subscribe to our podcast! Show Notes: James Fisher's Exposition of the... Continue Reading →
Dale talks about being resolved to keep our hopes set on Jesus even when tribulation comes this next year. Subscribe to our podcast!
Dale talks with Rev. Jonathan McGuire about the nature and function of giving thanks this Thanksgiving. Subscribe to our podcast!
Dale continues in According to Christ's ongoing series "A Pattern of Sound Words" with question 13 of the Baptist catechism. Subscribe to our podcast! Show Notes: Getting the Garden Right
Dr. Jeff Waddington, from The Reform Forum podcast, joins Dale to have a conversation about Thomas Aquinas. Subscribe to our podcast! Show Notes: The Glory of God's Grace: Deification According to St. Thomas Aquinas, by Daria Spezzano Thomas Aquinas (Great Thinkers Series), by K. Scott Oliphant
In this episode Dale explores the reason for the rise of popularity in Reformed, Protestant circles of Thomas Aquinas by interviewing David Haines on Thomas' theology that could prove useful for Protestants. Subscribe to our podcast! Show Notes: Holy Teaching: Introducing The Summa Theologiae of St. Thomas Aquinas can be purchased here.
Josh, Lance, and Dale discuss the 12th question of the Baptist catechism in their ongoing series, A Pattern of Sound Words. Subscribe to our podcast! Show Notes You can order the 1689 LBCF and catechism here
Dale interviews associate pastor Steven Wedgeworth of Faith Presbyterian Church in Vancouver on the doctrine of Two Kingdom theology. Subscribe to our podcast! Show Notes: You can learn about The Calvinist International and read more on Two Kingdom theology here You can learn about The Davenant Institute here Robert Crouse: Two Kingdoms and Two Cities... Continue Reading →
Dale interviews Joseph Minich on his new book "Enduring Divine Absence: The Challenge of Modern Atheism." Show Notes: Get Divine Absence by Joseph Minich here The Davenant Institute can be explored here
The team chats with Dr. Richard Barcellos about his latest book, Getting the Garden Right. Subscribe to our podcast! Show Notes: Buy Getting the Garden Right by Dr. Barcellos here Also mentioned was Dr. Barcellos' book on the Lord's Supper
Lance and Dale interview Brandon Adams on the topic of Theonomy. Subscribe to our podcast! Show Notes: Brandon's articles on Theonomy on his blog contrast2.wordpress.com: 1689 Federalism and Theonomy Various Articles on Reformed Libertarian: General Equity Review of Joel McDurmon's book JD Hall and Joel McDurmon Theonomy Debate Analysis Combating the Theonomist Trap
Josh and Dale interview Les Lanphere, director and producer of Calvinist, about his upcoming new film "Spirit and Truth", which asks the question "Is there a better and more biblical way to worship?" Subscribe to our podcast! Show Notes: Support Les in making the movie here Order Calvinist here
Lance and Dale discuss the subject of language and how misusing it can result in the deterioration of Christian doctrine. Subscribe to our podcast! Show Notes: The Importance of Definitions by Lance Jones Response to Robert Gagnon
Josh, Dale, and Lance discuss the 9th question of the Baptist catechism in the ongoing series, A Pattern of Sound Words. Subscribe to our podcast!
Josh, Lance, and Dale discuss the doctrine of the divine decrees in their ongoing series, Evenings With Berkhof. Subscribe to our podcast! Show Notes: Louis Berkhof's, A Summary of Christian Doctrine
According to Christ is happy to announce another ongoing series in our podcast titled "The Third Rail with Shane Morris". In this episode Shane and Dale discuss a very controversial blog post about men having preference for a particular set of virtues in a potential spouse. It should be said that while neither Shane nor... Continue Reading →
Josh and Dale are sad to announce Drew taking an indefinite break from the show, but they are also excited to welcome the newest member of the According to Christ team, Lance Jones. On this episode the guys discuss the 8th question of the Baptist catechism in their ongoing series, A Pattern of Sound Words.... Continue Reading →
Josh and Dale answer their first email question sent in by Ricardo on the subject of worship music and the lawfulness of certain practices. Subscribe to our podcast! Show notes: You can get a copy of "Why Johnny Can't Sing Hymns" here
Josh and Dale interview Doug Wilson on the subject of the upcoming Revoice conference whose goal is to 'support, encourage, and empower' those who identify as LGBT Christians. Subscribe to our podcast! Show notes: Pastor Doug's new book can be purchased here You can read the articles that Pastor Doug has written on this... Continue Reading →
In this episode Shane Morris, editor at Breakpoint.org, joins Dale to discuss his latest article at Patheos titled Rules Without Reason: Why the Culture Is Eating Evangelicals For Lunch. Shane and Dale discuss the consequences of abandoning natural theology and instead adopting a radical biblicism that leaves them in a crisis of authority concerning contemporary cultural issues... Continue Reading →
By Brandon Adams, first published here Recently, someone asked “If the Davidic Covenant was indeed one of works, where do the ‘sure mercies of David’ fit in, which were unconditional?” It’s a great question, and not the easiest one to answer. The Davidic Covenant is not discussed very much in 17th century particular baptist works. Samuel... Continue Reading →
Dale and Josh discuss the 6th question in the Baptist catechism about the things that are chiefly contained in the Holy Scriptures. Subscribe to our podcast! To get a copy of James Fisher's commentary on the WSC go here.
Josh, Dale and Drew discuss the error of antinomianism and make necessary distinctions on how this error can manifest itself in the life of Christians. Subscribe to our podcast!
We interview AD Roble on the recent controversial conversations happening in the broader Reformed Church on social justice and race relations, and how to approach those conversations for fruitful dialogue. AD Robles: YouTube Channel AD Robles Twitter: @RedeemedRutland Subscribe to our podcast!
Josh and Dale discuss the 5th Baptist catechism question and how it relates to our life practically. Subscribe to our podcast!
We discuss the attributes of God from Louis Berkhof's book, A Summary of Christian Doctrine. We talk about the subject in the framework of his incommunicable and communicable attributes, drawing out the Creator/creature distinction and expressing how the gospel uniquely communicates to us God's attributes. Subscribe to our podcast!
In this episode Josh and Dale discuss what legalism is theologically and some of the more practical ways it finds its way into the life of the church.
Dale and Josh discuss the essential attributes that should be present in a local church in order to discern if that church is indeed a church you should visit. Subscribe to our podcast!
Perhaps we think of thankfulness in terms of gratitude, which is a correct way to think of being thankful for someone or something; but as Christians when we think of being thankful to God we are not merely expressing our gratitude to him, we are engaging in worship. In many opening paragraphs in Paul's epistles... Continue Reading →
Dr. R. Scott Clark has begun a series of blog posts titled Engaging With the 1689. This series began due to him not being able to fully interact with some of the details surrounding Particular Baptist theology (due to word limit) in his latest project Recovering the Reformed Confession, so this series is sort of... Continue Reading →
The Church of Jesus Christ is marked by certain virtues, and when these virtues are applied to the relationships of the church they hold those relationships together. This is brought out very clearly in Colossians 3:12-14 where Paul lists these virtues and tells the church that they are to "put on" certain things that are... Continue Reading →
The word "selfie" was declared popular enough to grab a slot in the Oxford Dictionary in 2013. In a sense, the addition of this word was very appropriate given the nature of the generation who made it popular. That is to say that the Millennial generation has become one that is, among other things, defined... Continue Reading →
Perhaps one of the most influential people in my life and development as a Christian has been my pastor, who has mentored me for the last 3 years. While my time studying under him has been beneficial on several fronts, one of the most valuable practices I have learned is to be humble. Now, I... Continue Reading →
Hebrews 3:1-6 provides one of the more clear texts that we can use to discuss the unity of the Church throughout history. It is primarily aimed at providing a comparison and a contrast between Jesus and Moses in order to convince the Hebrews of Jesus' superiority, and in the course of doing that the author... Continue Reading →