Archives for January 23, 2023

Puritan Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary

I flew east early this morning to Charlotte, N.C. to begin a week’s worth of teaching my Puritan Theology class for 31 hours to 16 ministers at Reformed Theological Seminary who are pursuing their doctor of ministry degree here. After teaching 5 hours this afternoon, I went out to dinner this evening with four of them (see photo)—great fellowship. Please pray for God’s blessing on this class.

Meanwhile, my Queen flew west to Alberta to see our new grandchild Ezra today (I’m a bit jealous, though I will follow in some weeks!) and to spend more than a week assisting our daughter.

Holiness and Happiness: The Piety of Isaac Watts – Profiles in Reformed Spirituality

I am grateful to report that RHB has just released another book in its PRS series (Profiles in Reformed Spirituality): “Holiness and Happiness: The Piety of Isaac Watts,” edited and introduced by W. Britt Stokes. After a helpful biographical introduction on the life and godly piety of Watts, this book contains 34 daily devotions written by Watts under three headings: The Nature of Piety, The Foundation of Piety, and The Cultivation of Piety. You won’t want to miss this excellent daily devotional: