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John Calvin and You by bob

July 28th, 2009

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Question: “Who invented dancing?” Answer:  “The devil.” The question was asked by the Rick Heil, lead singer in the band “SonicFlood.”  He told the story at the concert that followed the Crawdads game last Sunday night.  (Linda and I attended the game and the concert with her Sunday School class.) Rick was introducing a song, […]

The Most Important Word by bob

July 27th, 2009

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It was rather bold, I suppose, to say yesterday that I’ve come to the conclusion that there’s one word I hope the members of Corinth will remember from my ministry of preaching.  Maybe I’ll change my mind – I don’t know.  What word would you choose?  Grace would be a superb choice.  Or faith.  Or […]

A Rescue Undeserved by bob

July 26th, 2009

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“A Rescue Undeserved” (Genesis 14:10-16) Corinth Reformed Church 150 Sixteenth Avenue NW Hickory, North Carolina 28601 Robert M. Thompson, Pastor July 26, 2009  (© 2009 by Robert M. Thompson.  Unless otherwise indicated, Scriptures quoted are from The Holy Bible, New International Version, Copyright 1978 by New York International Bible Society.) What one word would summarize […]

Correcting Calvin’s Image by bob

July 21st, 2009

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John Calvin has been given a bum rap.  That’s my conclusion as I read through a 2009 biography of Calvin by Herman J. Selderhuis, a professor of church history and polity at the Theological University of Apeldoorn in the Netherlands.

Calvin on Preaching by bob

July 21st, 2009

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I’ve been reading John Calvin’s new biography by Herman J. Selderhuis.  It’s terrific – reads like a novel, and I can hardly wait to get back to it whenever I lay it down. The chapter on Calvin as “preacher” caught my attention, of course.