Monthly Archives: July 2011

Meals in Luke’s Gospel

Although the Synoptic Gospels have a similar structure and record many of the same events, they should also be noted for their distinctive account of Jesus, selecting and arranging the material in order to convey important themes and teachings. One … Continue reading

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Reflections on Generous Justice

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I listened to the audio book of Generous Justice, by Timothy Keller, about a month ago, and although I have probably forgotten many important details, there are many points that have stayed with me. Here are some of those points … Continue reading

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John Mayer’s Belief

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Belief, by John Mayer, was a song I had heard several times before I really noticed the lyrics. Here they are: Is there anyone who Ever remembers changing their mind from The paint on a sign? Is there anyone who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Shepherds, Wake Up!

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For my practicum, I have to read 1000 pages of books related to ministry and provide a 2 page book review. Here’s a book review I did on ┬áJ.J. Turner’s book on Shepherd-Elders. Review of Shepherds, Wake Up! Ancient Training … Continue reading

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What is Freedom?

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One of the best ways to describe freedom is to consider what it is not. Freedom is not tyranny or oppression. It is not slavery, a picture of the powerful ruling over the helpless. Freedom does not persuade others with … Continue reading

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Reading and Re-reading the Text

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There is no greater substitute for knowing the Bible than simply reading and re-reading the text. Sermons, Bible classes, commentaries, and other theology books have their place. They can be beneficial for bringing understanding, but they should supplement Bible reading … Continue reading

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