It’s that time of year again—the time when the latest issue of The Confessional Presbyterian Journal is published. We discuss the new issue and celebrate the journal’s continued focus on historic confessional presbyterianism. This issue includes many interesting articles:
- “J. Gresham Machen and LeRoy Gresham: Cousins, Confidants, and Churchmen” by Barry Waugh
- “By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them—A Timely Admonition from an Ancient Narrative: A Sermon on Genesis 9:18–29” by Joseph E. Rolison
- “The Gospel Work of the Diaconate: A Ministry ‘Proportioned in Number'” by C. N. Willborn
- “Puritan Instruction for Profitable Hearing of Sermons” by Andy Perry
- “McLeod Campbell, Edwards and Atonement” by Jeffrey A. Stivason
- “An Extraordinary Case of the Use of the Extraordinary Clause” by Barry Waugh
- “Stephen Charnock’s Christological Knowledge of God” by Jae-Eun Park
- “De Jure Divino Presbyterianism” by Benjamin Shaw
- “The Practice of Lent and the Reformed Tradition” by Roland S. Barnes
- “The Liturgical Nature of Ecclesial Ministry” by Glen J. Clary
- “Anti-Sabbatarian Scold: Thomas Rogers’ Letter to Nicholas Bownd, April 29, 1598” by Chris Coldwell
This volume also continues the Sic et Non. Views in Review series focused on supposed Westminster Seminary California Distinctives. Mark A. Garcia writes about law and gospel with a response by Michael S. Horton and Jeffrey C. Waddington writes about the Reformed Two Kingdoms Doctrine which is responded to by David VanDrunen.
We are grateful to the publishers for offering special discounts→ on the current issue and back issues of the Confessional Presbyterian Journal good through the end of February 2015. Reproductions of the portrait of J. Gresham Machen on the cover are available from the artist Mike Mahon.