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John Webster writes that, “Holy Communion proclaims the Lord’s death as it testifies to, points to, indicates, what was done once when Jesus the Servant of the Lord was put to death” (Confronted by Grace, 76). Correspondingly, Matthew 26:1-30 highlights Holy Communion’s formal installation by Jesus, and concludes with a hymn and a shift of […]

Dean Landry
Friday, April 15th 2022

It’s no secret that as the COVID pandemic dragged on for more than a year, it proved rough for many churches. Many saw members leave and shop around. This was lamented by local pastors and decried in articles nationally. One article I found helpful echoed that the pandemic and “the politicization of everything,” coupled with […]

Dean Landry
Monday, May 24th 2021

“Granted that most of us know some individuals who are remarkable prayer warriors,” writes D. A. Carson, “is it not nevertheless true that by and large we are better at organizing than agonizing? Better at administering than interceding? Better at fellowship than fasting? Better at entertainment than worship? Better at theological articulation than spiritual adoration? […]

Dean Landry
Wednesday, January 13th 2021

Most are well aware of Peter’s denying Jesus three times. We may even recall that Satan was involved in Peter’s debacle. As Jesus said before Peter’s failure and the other disciples’ abandonment, “Simon, Simon, behold, Satan demanded to have you, that he might sift you like wheat, but I have prayed for you that your […]

Dean Landry
Monday, June 29th 2020

There are many things we simply have no control over in life. Global politics, natural disasters, the driving choices of the guy in lane next to us, the price of crude per barrel, or Cheerios per box—all of these are simply beyond our daily dominion. Needless to say: so is the COVID-19 pandemic which has […]

Dean Landry
Wednesday, April 15th 2020

“Modern Reformation has championed confessional Reformation theology in an anti-confessional and anti-theological age.”

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