Author Archives: Mark Farnham

About Mark Farnham

Associate Professor and Coordinator of Pastoral and Pre-Seminary Majors at Lancaster Bible College, Lancaster, PA. Adjunct Professor of World Religion at Strayer University. PhD (cand.) in Apologetics at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia.

God Rests Too Inconsequentially in the American Church

Twenty years ago Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary church historian David Wells wrote, The fundamental problem in the evangelical world today is that God rests too inconsequentially upon the church. His truth is too distant, his grace is too ordinary, his judgment is … Continue reading

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A Worship Book that Will Edify and Instruct

In the last few years, books on worship seem to be either so practical as to be thin on their biblical and theological development, or conversely so abstract and philosophical that they are of little value to the church. Daniel … Continue reading

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To a Happy Marriage through Wonderful and Difficult Times

Happy 25th Anniversary to my wife, Adrienne. Over 30 years ago God knit our hearts and lives together as teenagers, and 25 years ago we married, both with the desire to live for God and serve him with our lives. … Continue reading

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Review of Thy Word Is Still Truth

Read my extensive review of Thy Word Is Still Truth by Peter Lillback and Richard Gaffin at the site, “Books At A Glance.”

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Tullian Tchividjian’s  book, One Way Love, decries the tendency in our churches to focus on changing behavior. Some make the distinction between the indicatives and imperatives of Scripture. The indicatives are statements of fact regarding what God has done for us—the great … Continue reading

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Finding Contentment in a Mundane Life

Many Christians live from one spiritual high to another. They look forward to the next big conference, concert, or special event that promises a mighty work of God, an experience of Jesus, or outpouring of the Spirit. In between the … Continue reading

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Church History You Will Remember and Use

Church History is one of those subjects that many feel inadequate to comprehend, remember, and use in Christian ministry. Unless one is a history buff, church history texts are often difficult to enjoy reading, and are often not typeset or … Continue reading

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