Tag Archives: John Calvin

Sabbath Rest and the Moral Limits of Consumption

The market will make sure we get what we want. Let's make sure that what we want is what is really good for us.

Calvin on Lent and Ministry to Roman Catholics

The influence of Christian virtue on verbal etiquette has delivered us from the violent vituperations of yesteryear.

John Calvin, Missionary and Church Planter

Church planting and missions isn't a byproduct of the young Reformed resurgence of the last decade but something embedded in the Reformation's God-centered commitment to advancing the gospel.

"Two Kinds of Popularity"

For much of his life, John Calvin had two close friends -- Farel and Viret. Farel was very hot-headed and out-spoken, while Viret was of very mild temperament, an instinctive peace-keeper. Farel often came to Geneva and stayed at Calvin's home, where, sometimes with Viret, the friends would have long talks about theology and current […]

With Calvin in the Theater of God

Speaking of conferences, the Desiring God 2009 National Conference begins today. The good folks at DG have created a Website for the conference including a live blog (and Twitter stream) that will keep those of us that can't attend updated on the event. Here's the welcome post from Eric Johnson: Welcome to the Desiring God […]