The Will of God and Counsel

I probably should have titled this entry “The Will of God and a Right Heart”, but I believe that a right heart is the umbrella we should live our lives under all the time. This entry will deal with this in the context of counsel. In my last entry I spoke about David not heeding the words of men who …

The Will of God and Opportunity

1 Samuel 24 relays a great story of how we should think about God’s will. It is a topic that too many people balk at and not enough people exercise faith in. That is, they try and try to look for this elusive, over-spiritualized event they call God’s will. Should I marry this person? I will wait for the moment …

Don't Have Money or Time to Go to Seminary

Monergism offers a free Theology Course you can take. It has 28 sections and covers: 1. An introduction to late 20th and Early 21st Century American Evangelicalism 2. Foundations for Theological Understanding Systematic and Biblical Theology 3. Creeds and a Confessed Faith 4. The Knowledge of God 5. The Revelation of God & the Holy Scripture 6. The Trinity 7. …

Is Preaching Too Archaic for Today?

Doug Pagitt has just finished a book called Preaching Re-Imagined He seeks to persuade that pastors should engage in what he calls “progressional dialogue” rather than the typical “speaching”. You can check out his blog, which is devoted to dialogue about the book. Scot McKnight is also reviewing the book, chapter by chapter, on his blog, Jesus Creed. So, if …