CPT Blog

  • Introducing the CPT’s New Third Fellowship

    February 27, 2015 by Gerald Hiestand

    The application process for the CPT’s Third Fellowship is concluded, and I’m excited to introduce the successful applicants below. The CPT’s Third Fellowship pulls together a diverse group of evangelical pastor theologians  from across the United States, Canada, and Austria (!) This new fellowship includes representation from the Presbyterian, Anglican, Baptist, Wesleyan, Free church, and […]


  • Important, but Not the End of the World

    February 26, 2015 by Matthew Mason

    Last Sunday, I preached on Mark 13, which I take as referring throughout to the destruction of the Temple. In an attempt (partially successful!) to avoid the sermon descending into a lecture, I used our Sunday school class after the service for my “footnotes”. Here’s the handout. It’s Important, but It’s Not the End of the […]


  • Did Jesus Allow His Disciples to Profane the Sabbath?

    February 24, 2015 by Gerald Hiestand

    (Matthew 12:1-8, ESV) “At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath. His disciples were hungry, and they began to pluck heads of grain and to eat. 2 But when the Pharisees saw it, they said to him, ‘Look, your disciples are doing what is not lawful to do on the Sabbath.’ 3 […]