Churchill and Chartwell

history Aug 12, 2019

Chartwell was a  refuge and a sanctuary for Winston Churchill.  The odd conglomeration of structures and additions on the Kentish weald, southeast of London was, for him, an earthly paradise.  In fact, he often asserted that “A day away from Chartwell is a day wasted.”...

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Chalmers on the Discipline of Time

“O God, may I number my days so as to apply my heart to wisdom. Grant me the guidance of Thy Spirit and the joys of salvation.”

“Time is short; and as the years revolve over me, may I learn to prize as the truest of all wisdom, the wisdom of the Gospel. I am in Thy hand, O...

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SF 32- George talks to Cam Clausing, part 2

podcast Aug 01, 2019

Cam Clausing has spent three years studying the theological method of Herman Bavinck. The fruit of those labors is a doctoral dissertation--but while he was writing that tome he was simultaneously working on a new translation of “Sacrifice of Praise,” a wonderful little book from...

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Chalmers & the Primacy of Prayer

Thomas Chalmers (1780-1847), the great Scottish pastor, professor, author, and statesman, was undeniably a man of action. He was the quintessential reformer: he founded more than two dozen mission organizations, Bible societies, neighborhood schools, and community outreaches. He planted two...

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SF 31- George talks to Cam Clausing, part 1

podcast Jul 25, 2019

For the past three years Cam Clausing has been working on his PhD at the University of Edinburgh. The focus of his study and his dissertation has been the theological method of Herman Bavinck. In this conversation with George, Cam reveals the important lessons Bavinck has for us all today.

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George's Home Office (video tour)

video Jul 22, 2019
 

When you're ready to dive deep and dig in, sometimes it's best to have a quiet place, a refuge. In this short video, George shows you his home office.

Whereas the library (www.GeorgeGrant.net/blog/Library) is busy and colorful, the office looks... well... somewhat Spartan.

George highlights some...

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SF 30- Thomas Chalmers’ step-by-step method to apply the New Testament

chalmers keystones podcast Jul 18, 2019

Chalmers felt-

It is not possible to maintain orthodoxy through induction. Instead, orthodoxy must naturally be deductive- rooted in the rightful elucidation of the Holy Scriptures. Herein is the first principle of ecclesiology.

So, Chalmers endeavored to expose men and women to the Word of...

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Hampering Shepherds from Shepherding (with the Best of Intentions)

My Dear Twaddle-Tweeze:

Good intentions!  I’ll never cease to remind you that the road to Perdition lined with these.  I realize that ambitious amateur tempters would rather conspire spectacular scandals.  But particularly when it comes to territorial responsibilities like...

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George's Library (video tour)

 

They say we're the result of the people we interact with and the books we read.

If you’ve ever wondered what George keeps around the house on his shelves, or if you’ve ever wondered WHAT they’re talking about when the StandFast cast starts playing and you hear references to the...

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SF 29- Thomas Chalmers & how to forge a living faith

chalmers keystones podcast Jul 11, 2019

In this episode, George reintroduces us to one of his heroes in the faith, Thomas Chalmers. And, he talks about a new project on the horizon- the Keystones project.
Here’s the background…

Thomas Chalmers (March 17, 1780 – May 31, 1847) was born during a season in Scotland in...

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