Basics – How I Study The Bible…A Good Bible

This past week, I was thinking about my personal study habits and how much trial and error I have gone through to get a good Bible study system that I like. It seems that there are several programs out there that claim they are the best but no system really fit what I wanted for … Read moreBasics – How I Study The Bible…A Good Bible

Expositional Preaching @9MarksOnline @MarkDever

Expositional preaching is preaching in service to the Word. It presumes a belief in the authority of Scripture—that the Bible is actually God’s Word; but it is something much more than that. A commit ment to expositional preaching is a commitment to hear God’s Word—not just to affirm that it is God’s Word but to actually submit yourself to it.

– Mark Dever, 9 Marks of a Healthy Church

Regeneration; a Word study

I was recently in a Bible study where the question below came up and I found that there is some confusion on the subject. So I decided to do a little research and found myself immersed in good stuff that I thought I would share. “What is regeneration?” With regeneration being a common theme in … Read moreRegeneration; a Word study

Book Review : How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth by Gordon D. Fee and Douglas Stuart

Do you read the Bible sometimes and wonder what you were supposed to get out of it? Do you know the differences between all the different Bible translations? Do you know how the books of the Bible are different from one another and how to read them?   If you answered “no” to any of … Read moreBook Review : How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth by Gordon D. Fee and Douglas Stuart

Have you seen a Burning Bush lately?

Exodus 3: The Burning Bush 1 Now Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law, Jethro, the priest of Midian, and he led his flock to the west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. 2 And the angel of the LORD appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of … Read moreHave you seen a Burning Bush lately?

Book Review : Simple Church – @ThomRainer & @RealEricGeiger

I just finished Simple Church by Thom Rainer and Eric Geiger and if you are looking for a book on the structure of how a church should be, this is a great book.   Often times, churches and ministers get caught up in the day to day ministries and in the many events that are commonly … Read moreBook Review : Simple Church – @ThomRainer & @RealEricGeiger

Book Review : Spiritual Disciplines For The Christian Life, By @DonWhitney

I am often asked about the books I read in seminary and although most are fascinating, I would not recommend them to most people because they can be kind of dry. However, this is a book that I believe should be essential for every Christian to read. (Along with the Bible, of course.) In the … Read moreBook Review : Spiritual Disciplines For The Christian Life, By @DonWhitney

As holy as a sinner saved by grace can be. – D.L. Moody

I while back I read a biography about D.L. Moody. D.L. Moody was an evangelist and minister in the 1800’s who did many great things in his life and God used him in ways that cannot be explained in human terms. (I am not going to spoil all the stuff he did, you have to read the … Read moreAs holy as a sinner saved by grace can be. – D.L. Moody

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 more1Corinthians 1:26-31 – May I Never Boast….

Book Review : The Prodigal God

Book Review : The Prodigal God Just when I thought I know it all about the story of the prodigal son, Timothy Keller comes and ruins that for me. 🙂 In his book The Prodigal God, Keller outlines the parable told by Jesus in the Gospels in an engaging and informative way. This book was … Read moreBook Review : The Prodigal God