For several years, I traveled a lot for work. I flew all over the country meeting with various Bible colleges, Christian universities, and seminaries. As such, I spent a lot of time on airplanes. And any time you fly, you inevitably have that awkward conversation as they pack you into seats made for people smaller … Continue reading What Does a Preacher Look Like?
We'll be dropping our first vodcast soon. In it, we discuss what personal devotions are and, perhaps more importantly, what they're not. Stay tuned . . .
Yesterday, the presidential search committee of the trustees of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary announced their candidate for the ninth president of the institution—Dr. Adam Greenway. The trustees have called a special meeting, scheduled next week (26–27 February), for the purpose on voting for his candidacy. At present, Dr. Greenway serves as the dean of the … Continue reading Four Things Every Southern Baptist Owes Adam Greenway
Everything we know of God has been revealed to us by God. Humanity has not come to an understanding of who God is by its own efforts or study. Instead, everything we understand has come as the result of his own self-revelation. He is the God who speaks. As we look at the world around … Continue reading The God who Speaks and the Task of Preaching
Wishing y'all a very Merry Christmas from our little corner of the internet. For this reason was He both born and manifested as Man, for this he died and rose, in order that, eclipsing by His works all other human deeds, He might recall men from all the paths of error to know the Father.St … Continue reading Merry Christmas
Each year at UNC Chapel Hill, Bart Ehrman begins his class with an exercise. He asks the class, “How many of you believe the Bible is the inspired Word of God?” A majority of hands raise all over the room. Then he asks, “How many of you have read [and he’ll select the popular novel … Continue reading If You Really Believed God Wrote a Book . . .
In a society that sprints past Halloween and Thanksgiving in order to get to the Christmas season, it should come as little surprise to recognize that we are not good at waiting. Our’s is a generation that has learned that good things come to those who refuse to wait. We have access to more information … Continue reading Making Room for Advent this Christmas Season
We might all be better-served by allowing Chau’s willingness to die for the sake of the gospel to challenge us—what are we willing to risk that others may hear the eternity-changing hope of Jesus Christ?
Happy Thanksgiving from our little corner of the internet. We're grateful for you. May each of us set aside some time in the midst of the chaos and the turkey to remember all that God has done and be thankful. We'll be back next week.
I was wrong. Regardless of context, this is one of the most difficult statements for anyone to make. Whether you’re having a conversation at the church, at home, or even in the coffee shop, these three words come with such difficulty. And yet, those committed to the authority of Scripture live with this possibility on … Continue reading Three Words that Can Improve Your Bible Study Immediately