Category Archives: Shepherd Controversy

Trinity Talk Interview with Andrew Sandlin on the Life and Theology of Norman Shepherd

    Norman Shepherd: The Man and His Theology Andrew Sandlin is the president for the Center of Cultural Leadership and editor of Obedient Faith: A Festschrift for Norman Shepherd (Mount Hermon, California: Kerygma Press, 2012). You can find more information about the book here.

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You are a Sinful Wretch!

This is what sonship proponents and some extreme Calvinists have declared to their congregations again and again. But is this a true biblical teaching in light of the redemption of Christ? My old seminary friend, Jake Belder, has done a … Continue reading

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Grace Sovereignly Bestowed

Shepherd argues for grace sovereignly bestowed in the first part of the covenant and for the necessity of faith and repentance in the second part of the covenant when he writes: Election does not mean that we can live by … Continue reading

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Machen and Shepherd on James and Paul

Among the supporters of Shepherd’s view of Paul and James was one who had died in the 30’s. The honorable Presbyterian J. Gresham Machen did not distinguish between two different senses of “justify,” assigning one to James and the other … Continue reading

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