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Hamilton’s Flame has a New Home

Babies are born, papers are finished, and final exams are turned in. This could only mean one thing – we finally have enough time to maintain Hamilton’s Flame again. Here is the link to the new site. You will find the podcast links and all previous (and soon enough new) material there. If you’re following […]

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The genre and interpretation of the Song of Solomon

GREENVILLE PRESBYTERIAN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY             THE LITERARY GENRE OF THE SONG OF SOLOMON                             BY           JESSE PICKETT                             The […]

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Exegesis Matters- A Plea to Pastors by Jesse H. Pickett

Recently a good friend and I were having a conversation. With this particular friend, as our conversations usually go, the subject turned to preaching, and more particularly exegesis. He told me that he had mentioned the word exegesis from the pulpit, and that afterward someone in his church had approached him and asked if exegesis […]

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Episode #10: Fundamentalism and the Gospel with Jesse Carr

We welcome Jesse Carr to the podcast on episode #10 to discuss fundamentalism, its historical context and caricatures, and how he as a fundamentalist pastor of a Reformational persuasion preaches the gospel in this context. Jesse is the pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Morganton, North Carolina. You can find his musings at his blog, […]

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Introducing Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church

This article originally appeared in the January 5, 2012 edition of the Westside Journal, a local newspaper of Nassau County, Florida. Believing the Word of God to be the only infallible rule of faith and practice, and the Reformed system of doctrine as expressed in the Westminster Confession of Faith to be the most pure […]

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Be Still and Know that I am God

James Montgomery Boice in his comments on this verse (Psalm 46:10) writes, “Therefore, in this setting, ‘Be still, and know that I am God’ is not advice to us to lead a contemplative life….It means rather, ‘Lay down your arms. Surrender, and acknowledge that I am the one and only victorious God.’”

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An alien righteousness for alien people

Imagine for a moment that your only child, a twelve year old little girl, is in the ambulance on the way to the hospital with an immediate and impending threat to her life. The condition is utterly desperate. The sirens blare through the busy five o’clock traffic in the downtown area where the hospital is […]

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