Seen & Heard Archive

Alliance Pastor-in-Residence Dr. Ronald DiNunzio

The Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ronald DiNunzio as pastor-in-residence. This new position is being created to better meet the needs of local pastors and churches by both gathering and providing resources including: websites, podcasts, publications, and conferences designed to assist them and their leadership team in ministry.

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What Can Your Gifts Do?

Last year, your participation in the Extraordinary Give sent 58 college students to the Philadelphia Conference on Reformed Theology. The Gospel was shared for 32 weeks via an Alliance broadcast like The Bible Study Hour. The Alliance produced two new books that teach sound doctrine. Let's see what your gifts can do this year!

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Watch the Quakertown Conference on Reformed Theology this weekend on the all new AllianceLive!

This weekend, November 13 and 14, the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals and Grace Bible Fellowship Church, Quakertown are partnering on the 2015 Quakertown Conference on Reformed Theology, The Promised Holy Spirit. If you are not able to attend in person head over to AllianceLive and watch the entire conference for free, live, as it’s happening.

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Thank You for Providing a Place to Stand

Because of you, Alliance pastors and scholars provide a wealth of resources. Like you, they know that culture seeks to chip away at the Bible's authority. And with your help, they labor on reformation21, Place for Truth, The Christward Collective, and Mortification of Spin to uphold Scripture's inerrancy and equip Christians to do the same.

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Download Your FREE Expositor.FM App now!

We live in a time where there is a famine for biblically sound teaching. The result of this famine is truth-starved Christians. Thanks to gracious members, the Alliance works diligently to help feed God's people with His inerrant Word. We are pleased to share a new, easy to use source of biblically sound teaching!

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Reformation Sunday

The Alliance has free Reformation Sunday materials available for you. Visit ReformationSunday.org, there you will find a free MP3 download entitled “Sola Scriptura” a message by James Boice and Semper Reformanda: Why the Reformation Still Matters, a booklet featuring articles by Alliance Contributors Craig Troxel, Gene Veith, Nick Batzig, David Murray, and David Wells. 

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Help and Encouragement for New Pastors

Jason Helopoulos’ latest book The New Pastor’s Handbook: Help and Encouragement for the First Years of Ministry presents a picture of ministry in all its reality that is earnest, serious, sober, and satisfying. Read Sean Lucas’ review on reformation21.org

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Teaching Our Children the Raw Parts of Scripture

Sometimes it's difficult to teach our children the more raw parts in scripture. Pastor Nick Batzig covers this sensitive topic in his latest article at The Christward Collective.  

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After Outrage, What? From Outrage to Outreach by Scott Oliphint

Recent effects of despotic decisions by the Supreme Court have properly produced outrage. But outrage can subside, and it can become all too easy for us to slide back to our everyday routines. In the midst of our outrage, then, it might be worth pondering the question, "After outrage, what?" The abortion issue rightly focuses on the senseless death of the baby. If we zoom out from that focus, however, we'll notice someone else in the picture as well. Taking a wider view of the situation can give the church an effective, gospel-driven, way to address this tragedy. 

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SCOTUS: Too Much and Too Little by Rosaria Butterfield

On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court issued the majority opinion in Obergefell et. al. v. Hodges, which consolidated four cases addressing the constitutionality of state bans on same-sex marriage. Led by Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, the majority found state bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. Piggybacking off of the 14th amendment, the Supreme Court made sexual orientation a protected category, analogous to race, using cosmological language about the greater good that comes to all when homosexual sexual relationships are allowed to flourish under the invention of a new kind of marriage. Gay marriage is now the law of the land. This public policy change to the definition of marriage commands a redefinition of personhood.

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