Seen & Heard Archive

Have You Read the Fall Alliance Re:port?

If you haven't already, be sure to download the latest Alliance Re:Port.

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Highlights on the Trinity Debate

You may have heard of the “Trinity Debate” that took place during the summer. We’ve received a lot of feedback from ordinary Alliance members wanting to more fully understand the discussion. Below you will find a summary of the highlights on the Trinity debate. If you would like a more comprehensive list please visit...

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The Gospel in an Urban Context

The Pittsburgh Reformation Society and Bethany Baptist Church are hosting a conference titled The Gospel in an Urban Context on October 7-8, 2016 at Bethany Baptist Church in Pittsburgh.

The mission of Alliance Reformation Societies is to encourage, embolden, and equip ministers and other church leaders for the work of biblical reformation in our churches. If you would like to find out how to begin a Reformation Society in your area, please email RefSoc@AllianceNet.org.

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Sexual Identity Podcast

This week on Theology on the Go, our host, Dr. Jonathan Master, is joined by Dr. Rosaria Champagne Butterfield. Dr. Butterfield is a former tenured professor of English and women’s studies at Syracuse University, converted to Christ in 1999 in what she describes as a train wreck. This week’s topic will be on sexual identity, the first in a series focusing on sexual identity and the public square.

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Reformation Worship Conference

Worship and the House of Prayer

The Reformation Worship Conference exists to encourage the church to remember her Reformation heritage, particularly as it concerns biblical, God-centered worship. The annual conference will seek to draw gifted scholars and pastors who are able to lead pastors, elders, seminarians, music directors/musicians, and congregants to a fuller understanding of the theology and practice of reformed worship. 

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Matthew Henry's Method for Prayer

We know that we are called to pray. 1 Thessalonians 5:17 instructs us to “pray without ceasing”. Then why do we find it so difficult? Perhaps we feel that our prayers are not sufficiently eloquent or compelling. There can be many reasons for our struggles with prayer. Doesn’t it make sense to turn to God’s Word for help? 

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The Trinity: Pastoral Implications Podcast

This week on Theology on the Go, our host, Dr. Jonathan Master is joined by Dr. Liam Goligher. Dr. Goligher began serving as Senior Minister of Tenth Presbyterian Church in May of 2011. He holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Goligher has served as Senior Minister in Ireland, Canada, London, England, and his native, Scotland.

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Christ's Call to Discipleship

A Newly Released Audio Series from James Boice
Has it ever occurred to you that something is lacking in the lives of many of us who call ourselves Christians? We live in an age where the lack of true discipleship is a fatal defect. But to be a Christian is no light matter. It is a call to a transformed life and to perseverance through whatever troubles may arise. It may be the hardest thing anyone can do, yet with Christ supplying the strength anyone can do it. 

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The Psalms in Worship

Too many churches never sing the psalms in public worship. Despite the fact the two direct injunctions that relate to singing in the New Testament place psalms at the head of the list of what Christians ought to sing as they ‘make music in [their] heart to the Lord’ (Eph 5.19; Col 3.16), these expressions of praise are strangely absent from many orders of service.

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“An Oration in Commemoration of the Independence of The United States of America” by Enos Hitchcock

Enos Hitchcock (1744-1803) was a Harvard graduate (1767) and a chaplain for several brigades in the Colonial militia (seeing battle at Ticonderoga, Saratoga, Valley Forge, and West Point). He also served as chaplain of the Continental Army from 1779-1780. He preached in other New England churches after the Revolutionary War, prior to settling as the pastor of the First Congregational Church in Providence, Rhode Island, from 1783 until his death. During his pastorate, the church grew and built an impressive church in 1794-75 at the corner of Benefit and Benevolent streets. Later his church which was Arminian under his leadership became Unitarian, shortly after his time.

 
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