Book Review: Unbroken, The Story of Louis Zamperini

December 23, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

"Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption"by Laura Hillenbrand What a terrific book! It was a joy to read. It is heart-breaking, moving, gripping; so sad at some points, so exhilarating at others. Aptly subtitled, a story of survival, resilience and redemption - those … Read More

John Owen on Temptation 2: Entering Temptation's Hour

December 18, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

This is the second title in the volume entitled, "Overcoming Sin & Temptation" by John Owen (Edited by Kelly Kapic and Justin Taylor). As I did with "The Mortification of Sin" blogs, I'll work through a chapter a week summarizing the contents and adding some of my reflections. Today we come to c… Read More

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John Owen on Temptation 1: Intro to Temptation

December 11, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

The full title: OFTemptation,The Nature and Power of it.The Danger of Entering into it.ANDThe Means of Preventing that DangerWITHA Resolution of Sundry Cases Thereunto Belonging1658 This is the second title in the volume entitled, "Overcoming Sin & Temptation" by John Owen (Edited by Kelly Kap… Read More

As is my custom, typically, while driving into work I listen to Albert Mohler’s daily news review podcast, “The Briefing.” Yesterday (transcript here) he had a substantial discussion on “The Unraveling of University of Virginia Rape Story RevealsImportance of Truth in C… Read More

We're now in the 14th chapter, the final chapter of John Owen's, "The Mortification of Sin in Believers" which I am reading with Tim Challies and others following his current series, "Reading Classics Together." My thoughts on the first thirteen chapters are here: (1) Foundation of Mortification(2)… Read More

Flee Aged Lusts 2: Billy Graham

December 3, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog that flowed out of my reading of Iain Murray's excellent book (most of his books are excellent), "Evangelicalism Divided: A Record of Crucial Change in the Years 1950-2000." I shared some reflections on a footnote of Charles Hodge in his Systematic Theology on th… Read More

John Owen 13: Genuine Peace of the Spirit

November 27, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 1 comments

We're now in the 13th chapter of John Owen's, "The Mortification of Sin in Believers" which I am reading with Tim Challies and others following his current series, "Reading Classics Together." My thoughts on the first twelve chapters are here: (1) Foundation of Mortification(2) The Daily Work of Mo… Read More

My Frustrations with the Ferguson Saga

November 25, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 1 comments

First of all, something that didn’t frustrate me: It didn’t frustrate me that there was No Indictment. And I wouldn’t have been frustrated if there would’ve been. Why? Because a Grand Jury examined the evidence and we submit to their findings. In this case they found that the… Read More

Bob's Week Links 11/21/2014

November 21, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

(1) Kevin Bauder, Gavin Ortund, Tim Keller and Creationism----- (1) Kevin Bauder, Gavin Ortund and Tim Keller - Creationism Kevin T. Bauder (Research Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology at Central Baptist Theological Seminary) wrote an article a few weeks ago entitled, "Matt Recke… Read More

We're now in the 12th chapter of John Owen's, "The Mortification of Sin in Believers" which I am reading with Tim Challies and others following his current series, "Reading Classics Together." My thoughts on the first eleven chapters are here: (1) Foundation of Mortification(2) The Daily Work of Mo… Read More

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