All articles by Luke Jenner
Luke is the pastor at Grace Baptist Church, Halifax.
In April’s ET, we saw that the doctrine of God’s impassibility — his immunity to suffering and human-like emotions — has had a rough ride in recent years, particularly following the great anguish of two world wars and much more suffering besides, during the last century. It has often been thought that the…Read more
The memory of ‘the war supposed to end all wars’ has raised big questions for many theologians over what God is actually like. Christian men and women grappling with the sheer scale of suffering throughout the last 100 years have often searched hard for answers to the horrors of the Somme, Auschwitz, Darfur and…Read more
‘It is not easy to turn away from an established position of atheism, but honesty requires it and God will help you if you are willing’ (p.26). With this aim in mind, Roger Carswell puts forward what he considers to be ‘the evidence that God is real’ (p.6). Believers may have their convictions concerning…Read more
How do you make Matthew Henry bitesize? Randall Pederson appears to have done it. According to his introduction, Pederson, a research assistant at Westminster Seminary, Philadelphia, took a break from his normal work to select and edit 366 passages from Henry’s great 18th-century commentary. He gently updated the English to become more accessible to…Read more
LTS 2009 Could there be a better time to train for the ministry? The London Theological Seminary (LTS) end of year service on 13 June would certainly suggest that the coming decade is an opportune time to study for a lifetime of full-time Christian service. Options for training today range much wider than…Read more