Back to School @SWBTS

As the school semester is starting up, I can’t help but realize how blessed I am to go to school. I realize that in the midst of it, it is hard. But it is worth it. I hope an pray that this year all of the men and women attending school realize the impact they … Read more

Final Exams Are Upon Us : Study Tips Here

As most of us will agree, the Final Exam Week is not the best time of year. As students we are often times faced with the added stress of back-to-back exams for a week straight or multiple exams in a day. This causes major stress due to the lack of study time in between exams. … Read more

Teaching vs. Preaching. Is there a difference?

I was once asked “what is the difference between preaching and teaching?”  by a friend who was questioning the reasons I am now attending seminary. This really struck me funny, because I know there are differences but at the time I could not put my finger on exactly what all those differences were. So after … Read more

1Corinthians 1:26-31 – May I Never Boast….

[26] For consider your calling, brothers: not many of you were wise according to worldly standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth. [27] But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong; [28] God chose what is low and despised … Read more

Luke 22:31-34 – Times of Trials can be Times of Denial

It has been a little bit since I blogged and I apologize. I could blame it on the summer but the truth be told, there are a lot of things that are going on in our lives right now. It seems like we are facing several struggles with things not working out and the outlook … Read more

Luke 10:1-12 – Living Missional

As I was reading this morning through the Gospel of Luke I came across chapter 10 and the scriptures just started to jump out at me. Not in a literal way, but you know those times when you are reading and something just speaks to you and you have to stop and reflect on it … Read more

Notes Pt2: Sola Scriptura or Sola Cultura Conference @SWBTS

Today was the end of the Sola Scriptura or Sola Cultura Conference at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Overall the conference was very informative and a good time. I have included the rest of my notes below. Although I must confess that I could not get all of the information that was spoken about. Some of … Read more

Notes Pt1: Sola Scriptura or Sola Cultura Conference @SWBTS

I just got out of the first day of the Sola Scriptura or Sola Cultura conference at SWBTS and it was a great time discussing how scripture and culture collide. I have attached my notes for those of you who could not go. I hope they are clear enough to get the main points. [Dr.Geisler … Read more

Missions: A Few Things from #SENT11

Missions: A Few Things from #SENT11 This past weekend I attended the SENT Missions Conference with the SBTC in Houston. I was a great time to discuss how we as Christians can spread the Gospel to the ends of the Earth. I have included some of my notes from the break out sessions, I hope … Read more

What Jesus says about the Kingdom – Mark 3:22-30

As I was reading today in Mark, God showed me a few things I would like to share with you. I was reading in Mark 3:22-35.I have broken my thoughts down by the scriptures listed. [3:22 ] And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem were saying, “He is possessed by Beelzebul,” and “by the … Read more