"Though we stood in the snow, the sun shone upon us": The Particular Baptists and the Great Persecution  

A few days ago, I had the immense privilege of speaking to a group of expatriate believers whose home churches were experiencing state-initiated persecution. The experience of their friends and fellow-believers in their homeland is the latest attack on the Church in a long history that stretches back to the days of Christ.

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“Hot houses, not ice houses”: Walter Hughes and the preaching of the Gospel at Forward Baptist Church, Toronto  

Celebrating her centennial this year, Forward Baptist Church in Toronto has had a succession of remarkable pastors. Consider her second pastor, Walter Hughes, who was called to the church in December of 1924. A veteran of what was then called the Great War and a graduate of McMaster University, he was a natural-born

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Identifying heresy

The recent charge filed against Dr Scott Oliphint re his teaching about divine immutability in the OPC has raised for me the important question, “What is heresy?” Dr Oliphint has not been accused of teaching heresy but the charges do specify that he is teaching contrary to the Scriptures and the Westminster Standards.

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