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Don’t Be So Quick….

August 17, 2012


Let me tell you a story. It will be a short story (probably), but it will be a good story. I know this, because I am going to be the one to write it. So without further ado….. When preaching/teaching or otherwise communicating principle to people there is value to the following steps. 1. Tell […]

Slouching towards your Gilboa, Part One

March 16, 2012


Slouching Towards Your Gilboa Part One of Eight I Samuel 31:1-7 We have the sad story of Saul contained in the book of I Samuel. Depending upon your level and amount of bible reading the entire story of Saul may not be one that you would read in just one sitting, considering that itĀ encompassesĀ about twenty […]

Do you love Jesus?

March 9, 2012


This video went viral probably about three or four months ago. If you have a Facebook account I doubt you missed it. In fact, if you are anything like me, it’s likely you saw it ad nauseum. I rarely watch videos on Facebook. In fact, the more times it pops up, the less likely I […]

Leadership – The Institution of Leadership

January 20, 2012


A LOOK AT PASTORAL THEOLOGY Leadership (Part Three of Six) THE INSTITUTION OF LEADERSHIP In every situation in the Bible where we find people having to deal with people, God sets up a hierarchy so that some may be leaders, and others may follow the leaders. The first example we find is in Genesis when […]

I Go Back…

January 13, 2012


You know the deja vu feeling one gets when you hear or see or smell something, and it instantly makes you think of something in your past. Surely we all have things such as this, right? Or perhaps I am crazy. I suppose many things can transport us, it seems, to an earlier time. But, […]

Leadership – The Qualifications for Leadership

January 13, 2012


A LOOK AT PASTORAL THEOLOGY Leadership (Part Two of Six) THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR LEADERSHIP What qualities does the Bible say that a leader must either possess or take all necessary measures to obtain? Well, based upon the definition I think we can see one thing must rise to the top. In order to show the […]

New Years Resolutions of JONATHAN EDWARDS

January 8, 2012


I came across these several years ago and just recently stumbled upon them once again while doing some reading a Puritan website. This is a list of what I understand to be the original twenty one resolutions, which he added to over the years ending with over sixty I believe. I encourage you to look […]