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Thursday August 16, 2007

Mark Dever Joins the Baptism Debate
Mark Dever has joined the discussion on baptism that previously just involved John Piper and Wayne Grudem. His thesis: “Baptism SHOULD be required for church membership.”


A Biography of C.J. Mahaney
Timmy Brister points to an online video biography of C.J. Mahaney that “was produced to commemorate his life and ministry at Covenant Life as the pastoral leadership was handed off to Joshua Harris, his successor.”


New Piper Podcast
Desiring God just keeps adding to their online catalog. They are introducing a Q&A podcast called “Ask Pastor John” where you can submit questions to be answered by John Piper.


Riddelbarger on the Apocalypse Code
Kim Riddelbarger points out both the good and the bad in Hank Hanegraaff’s new book in which he attempts to refute dispensationalism.


New Jonathan Edwards
Don Kistler’s Northampton Press has just announced its first title: “Sermons on the Lord’s Supper” by Jonathan Edwards. It is a compilation of sermons, only two of which have ever been published before.


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