Collin Brendemuehl: There is a lot of good reading in Kuiper’s works. The premillennial theologian might learn something for his correction and improvement.
This year, many churches cancelled services on December 26th, the day after Christmas, not because of bad weather, but due to a conscious decision by pastors to set aside corporate worship of God and the preaching of God’s word for the trappings of the “holiday”. Among those closing this last week were North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Ga., […]
Martin Luther (1483-1546) preaching on John 4:10 said about the gift of preaching: Would to God that we could gradually train our hearts to believe that the preacher’s words are God’s Word and that the man addressing us is a scholar and a king. . . . If someone announced: “I know of a place […]
Australian Anglican and Old Testament Scholar, Graeme Goldsworthy, wrote in his book, Preaching the Whole Bible as Christian Scripture, that the type of preaching that rejects the gospel enforces legalism and lusts after self-help: . . . we are all legalists at heart. We all love to be able to say that we have fulfilled […]
You ever say something the second it comes out of your mouth you wished you could grab it and take it back? How about while you are speaking to a group? More specifically, while preaching? You know there are certain names that should never be pronounced in church. Not to discriminate, but especially some Vietnamese […]
1. B.B. Warfield, Selected Writings, Vol. 2 pg. 538 The authority of the Scriptures does not rest “on the authority of the Church. The Church may bear witness to what she received from the apostles as law, but this is not giving authority to that law but humbly recognizing the authority which rightly belongs to […]
1. A great illustration of socialism (HT: Amy Hall). 2. Chuck Colson on same-sex “marriage” and religious liberty – why they can’t coexist, and how religious freedom is being attacked by gay activists demanding to be served. 3. Bivocational pastors? Six reasons why. I can resonate with this since I’m currently a bivocational pastor, albeit […]
I know I have had several personal posts, but I’ve had quite a bit I’ve wanted to share. I am working on another Twenty Items of Interest post and will get back to the Against Abortion series. I’ve worn numerous hats in my “professional” ministry life… residential counselor, youth director, youth pastor, Dean of Students, […]