Tim Bayly

Tim Bayly

Pastor of Trinity Reformed Church since 1996, Tim and Mary Lee have five children and lots of grandchildren. Tim's books include "Daddy Tried," The Grace of Shame," "Church Reformed," and a new book for elders. Tim spent ten years in the PC(USA) and twenty in the PCA. He's now a member of Evangel Presbytery.

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John Piper attacks President Trump: claims Biden and Trump morally equivalent

John Piper jumped into the presidential race this past week, publishing a long piece attacking President Trump and telling those who support him how disappointed he is in them. He declares the President’s pride equally pro-death as Vice President Biden’s... read more

Domestic abuse: the big lie

(This post from Baylyblog almost twenty years ago highlights the degree to which feminists in the church have been successful in their campaign to smear God’s Creation Order with the responsibility for domestic violence. Everyone today simply “knows”... read more

John Piper attacks President Trump: claims Biden and Trump morally equivalent

John Piper jumped into the presidential race this past week, publishing a long piece attacking President Trump and telling those who support him how disappointed he is in them. He declares the President’s pride equally pro-death as Vice President Biden’s... read more

New Bible products like the NASB20: warn your flock

Translation isn’t rocket science. Nevertheless, seminary profs and Bible publishers have been successful browbeating God’s sheep into meekly accepting the removal of politically incorrect statements in their modern Bible products. These Bible experts... read more

Augustine & Robert E. Lee on entertainment

While reading Augustine’s City of God, I find a number of things striking, particularly the constant scorn Augustine heaps on the Roman pagans for their decadent pursuit of the pleasure of the stage. Augustine wrote The City of God in defense of the Christian... read more

Abu Ghraib: women abusing men

(By David Bayly: originally published on Baylyblog April 30, 2004.) News of American soldiers mistreating Iraqi prisoners in Abu Graib is flooding the world. What no one (at least no one in the western media) seems to be commenting on is the peculiarly sexual nature... read more

Romans 9, identity politics, and equal opportunity

From the Pulpit of Trinity Reformed Church, Bloomington October 18, 2020 AM Romans Series No. 62 May It Never Be Romans 9:14-15 We have been working our way through Romans, and specifically the ninth chapter of Romans where the Apostle Paul has been responding to... read more

Mercy Hill and Cape May

Speaking personally… Mary Lee and I arrived back home after joining Mercy Hill Presbyterian Church (PCA) two weekends ago for a celebration of their tenth anniversary. It was a joyful time with the pastor, elders, deacons, and their wives. Such warmth, and it... read more

Phil Yancey, Tony Campolo, and sodomite marriage

(This piece was originally published on Baylyblog May 28, 2004—eleven years before the Supreme Court issued it’s Obergefell v. Hodges ruling enforcing sodomite marriage on all fifty states of the Union. Yancey and Campolo had top celebrity status across the... read more

Blessed Virgin Mary: Rome’s idolatry

For years, those of us who are Bible-believing, reformed Protestants have been grateful for the work of Roman Catholics fighting for the political and moral life of our nation. Whether the battle is abortion, euthanasia, the ordination of women, sodomy, or something... read more

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