Just released: N.D. Wilson's entire talk from Grace Agenda 2017.
A doctor’s appointment and a delayed flight from Los Angeles landed N.D. Wilson at his home in Moscow at 3 a.m., just a few short hours before he was scheduled to deliver this talk. In it, Nate set out to combine the truths of Calvinism with the mammoth joy of G.K. Chesterton. It wasn't public at the time, but that was almost exactly one month before he would need surgery to remove an egg-sized brain tumor.
In this hour-long lecture, Nate sought to answer this question: What is it about the human race that tends toward wonderless-ness? Well, as Chesterton points out, wonder precedes gratitude, and a key principle of unbelief is not saying “thank you.” The reformed have always celebrated God’s exhaustive sovereignty, but we can be apt to forget to "wonder" -- God's sovereignty means lightning, sugar-cane, and fainting goats too.
As Nate heads into surgery for the brain tumor today (May 2), his own description of Chestertonian Calvinism is especially appropriate. All things are from the Lord, and that is the encouraging foundation for gratitude in any trial. The Lord gives. The Lord takes away. Blessed be the name of the Lord.
How should a Christian man lead in his home? Pastor Wilson recommends pursuing warm familial relationships rather than jumping up and down on Ephesians 5.For more free videos and sermons, please visit canonwired.com. Check out a couple of our books on this topic: Federal Husband and Reforming Marriage.
Yes, for real, find out what artist Douglas Wilson has listened to the most over the years. Honest. And it's deeply rooted, as all good things are, in the blues.For more free videos, sermons, and blues, please visit canonwired.com.
N.D. Wilson's newest book Outlaws of Time: The Legend of Sam Miracle was released this week to the enthusiastic welcome of adventure story-lovers everywhere. Nate has written some stellar articles about this book and story telling in general: Publisher's Weekly: Q & A with N.D. Wilson The Atlantic: Why I Write Scary Stories for Children And check out his [...]
What is wrong with majors and minors and typical college degrees and modern specialization? What does it mean to be well-educated? How does this apply to the ministry? Douglas Wilson gives a shameless appeal for New Saint Andrews College in a discussion with college President Ben Merkle.For more free videos and sermons, please visit canonwired.com.
How do we apply the second commandment to art? Here Douglas Wilson gives a quick explanation of his big beef with Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic icon and relic veneration, as well as some relevant advice on how not to drift into it.For more free videos and sermons, please visit our website at canonwired.com. For [...]
How does one deal with pornography use that occurs in marriage? What are strategies should men use for dealing with it? Should men dealing with porn addiction take the Lord's Supper? For more free videos and sermons, please visit canonwired.com. For more on this topic, please see Pastor Wilson's book Fidelity.
How should Christians respond to scandals they read about on the internet? In a question about the Duggars, Douglas Wilson avoids commenting on the facts and explains why getting up in arms about such things without all the facts often does more harm than good. For more free videos and sermons, please visit canonwired.com.
Insights from the author of Blood-Bought World on allowing your daily scripture reading to kick you in the teeth, being salt and light, and facing deep darkness with joy and boldness.
What do you do when you find someone sinning in how they repent of their sin? As Calvinists who believe in total depravity, we do not believe that God is out to squash us, but what is the difference between godly and worldly sorrow? What role does family life play in worm theology?For more free [...]