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Tabletalk Magazine, November 2008: The Church of Jesus Christ
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Tabletalk Magazine, November 2008: The Church of Jesus Christ


Ligonier Ministries 2008


The theme of the November 2008 issue of Tabletalk is “The Church of Jesus Christ and its Impact Around the World.” The issue looks at the global church, rejoicing in the worldwide witness of the Christian faith.

Contributors include R. C. Sproul, Bill Green, Peter Hammond, J. Nelson Jennings, Douglas F. Kelly, Keith A. Mathison, John Piper, R. C. Sproul Jr., Joni Eareckson Tada, and Gene Edward Veith.

The 2008 Bible studies examines the gospel of Matthew and the Redeemer who saves His people from their sins.


  • "Ecclesiastical Myopia" by R. C. Sproul
  • "The Church in Latin America" by Bill Green
  • "The Church in Africa" by Peter Hammond
  • "The Church in Asia" by J. Nelson Jennings
  • "Survey Says" by Robert Rothwell
  • "Betrayed" by Joel R. Beeke
  • "The Agonizing Prayer" by Jerry Bridges
  • "Lessons from the Fall" by Tom Ascol
  • "Mercy for the Impetuous" by Chris Larson
  • "Pastor’s Perspective" by John Piper
  • "Pro Ecclesia: For the Church" by Joni Eareckson Tada
  • "Generation to Generation" by Douglas F. Kelly
  • "Tolle Lege: Take Up and Read" by Keith A. Mathison
  • "Seek Ye First" by R. C. Sproul Jr.
  • "Truth and Consequences" by Gene Edward Veith

Praise for the Print Edition

Tabletalk has been a key ingredient in the diet of Christians conscious of their spiritual vitality.

—Michael S. Horton

Month by month, Tabletalk represents an oasis in a desert of false spirituality, mindless Christianity, and vapid conviction. Tabletalk represents theological rigor, biblical Christianity, and authentic Christian devotion. It is an antidote to the world of superficial Christianity. Read it and grow.

—R. Albert Mohler, Jr.

Tabletalk has been a wonderful resource in my own daily walk with the Lord.

—Ravi Zacharias

Product Details

  • Title: Tabletalk Magazine, November 2008: The Church of Jesus Christ
  • Executive Editor: R. C. Sproul
  • Editor: Burk Parsons
  • Series: Tabletalk
  • Publisher: Ligonier Ministries
  • Publication Date: November 2008
  • Pages: 83

About the Editors

R. C. Sproul is founder and president of Ligonier Ministries and president of Ligonier Academy. He also servers as the senior pastor of Saint Andrew’s in Sanford, Fla., and he has written more than seventy books including Defending Your Faith, Abortion: A Rational Look at an Emotional Issue, The Truth of the Cross, Truths We Confess, and commentaries on Romans and John in the Saint Andrew’s Expositional Commentary series.

Burk Parsons serves as editor of Tabletalk and associate pastor of Saint Andrew’s in Sanford, Fla., and he is editor of the books Assured by God: Living in the Fullness of God’s Grace and John Calvin: A Heart for Devotion, Doctrine, and Doxology.