Theology

Why You Should Study Systematic Theology

I was recently having a meeting with my discipleship group and, while reading a book, we all came across this statement, “Notice what these guys didn’t inquire about. Systematic Theology was not their first choice. Church growth and leadership wer not at the top of the list either.”[1] I recently began a Master’s degree in […]

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Theology

Book Review: The Spurgeon Journal from B&H Publishing

“It is absurd for a man to say he is born again and yet live just like those who are dead in sin.” -C.H. Spurgeon [1] Nicknamed “The Prince of Preachers,” Charles Haddon Spurgeon is arguably one of the most influential preachers of all time. Spurgeon was most definitely not a typical English scholar, for […]

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discipleship, Life, Ministry, Theology

Discipleship According to Jesus

Jesus was intentional about investing his life into a small group of twelve individuals. Even among larger crowds, the twelve disciples accompanied him throughout his ministry. Some may not realize that Jesus was a Jewish Rabbi. He grew up in the schools of Jewish traditions where he would study under other Rabbis to eventually become […]

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Doctrine, Life, Theology

A Theological Definition of Christmas

“But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so they might receive adoption as sons.” Galatians 4:4-5, ESV When we think about Christmas, often times our minds immediately run to gifts, lights, trees, cinnamon […]

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Theology

Bible Review: The Disciple’s Study Bible

“The CSB Disciple’s Study Bible” guides an individual’s journey in following Jesus, by featuring discipleship-themed study notes, as well as tools and resources that equip Christians to disciple others.” The CSB Disciple’s Study Bible will go down as one of the most innovative resources in this reformation of disciple-making endeavors. Although there is nothing that […]

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Ministry, Theology

2 Ways Entertainment Can Help Your Ministry

This post is a response to the previous post I wrote a couple of weeks ago named “2 Reasons Entertainment Doesn’t Work in Ministry.” In all fairness, I wanted to get the negative out of the way before showing the positive. There are a couple of reasons for this. First, I wanted the reader to […]

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Ministry, Theology

NOT of Works – So No Man Can Boast

“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.” In the earlier parts of chapter 2, Paul was conveying to the Ephesian church the condition of their hearts and souls before […]

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