WRS Journal

Opinions expressed in the WRS Journal are those of the contributors, and do not necessarily reflect the official position of WRS on any given topic.

Journal Information

The Journal contains timely articles written by WRSprofessors, other Bible Presbyterian pastors, and occasionally includes articles from other appropriate writers. It is printed locally and assembled and prepared for mailing by seminary personnel and volunteers. The Journal has proved to be helpful to recipients and a valuable public relations tool for WRS itself.

Featured Journal Articles

  • What Do We Do Now?What Do We Do Now?
    • by John Battle Today, June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage must be legalized and practiced in all fifty states, regardless of existing state laws. Recent incidents of Christian businesses refusing to go along with same-sex marriages and celebrations, and the penalties that followed, have put us on our guard. The […]

  • Review of Moises Silva, “Explorations in Exegetical Method: Galatians As A Test Case”Review of Moises Silva, “Explorations in Exegetical Method: Galatians As A Test Case”
    • Reviewed by Chris Comis, WRS student. Dr. Silva has definitely outdone himself with this work. I hesitated to begin this book review with such high praise, given the fact that this might overly prejudice my review in some people’s eyes, but I think Dr. Silva’s work is worthy of such high praise. This work accomplished […]

  • Review of David B. Calhoon, “Our Southern Zion: Old Columbia Seminary”Review of David B. Calhoon, “Our Southern Zion: Old Columbia Seminary”
    • Reviewed by Robert Beede, D.Min. Author: Dr. David Calhoun, Emeritus Professor of Church History at Covenant Theological Seminary (Banner of Truth Trust, 2012), hardcover, 380 pages. I smiled as I held Dr. Calhoun’s newest book in my hands.  I was excited to read it as I had enjoyed and was so blessed by his two […]

  • Review of Kenneth Richard Samples, 7 Truths That Changed the World: Discovering Christianity’s Most Dangerous Ideas
    • 7 Truths that Changed the World: Discovering Christianity’s Most Dangerous Ideas, by Kenneth Richard Samples (Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2012).  Pp. 238.  Reviewed by John A. Battle. Kenneth Samples, a Christian apologist specializing in philosophy and theology, distills a lifetime of interaction with other belief systems in his new book, 7 Truths that Changed the […]

  • Review of Paul’s Letter to the Philippians: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary, by Ben Witherington IIIReview of Paul’s Letter to the Philippians: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary, by Ben Witherington III
    • by Jason Anspach (M.Div., WRS) Ben Witherington III, Amos Professor of New Testament at Asbury Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, finished his series of commentaries on the New Testament with his treatment of Philippians. Witherington focuses his interpretation on a number of standard commentary paths. He surveys existing commentaries and provide exegetical notes throughout. What sets […]