This lesson/sermon from the Old Testament book of Daniel, chapter 6 as an audio file provides some insights and parallels I've spotted between the famous story of Daniel in the lion's den and some of the events in the passion of Jesus Christ in the New Testament. My speaking got off to a rocky start. An … Continue reading A few observations from Daniel 6 (audio lesson/sermon link)
It's been a long time since I've written for this site. That should change in 2018. Stay tuned.
The judge/prophet of ancient Israel shows us the Old Testament "high places" could be used for authentic worship before they became so corrupted by generations of pagan worship that they became synonymous with evil.
David Skorupa shares some random observations from his study in the writings of John the Apostle.
I've been SWIPED! My short essay on Samuel's Levitical heritage (seen here on this site) has been copied and added to a British religious website called "Teachable Hearts." Someone there, or a member of their group, copied my text word-for-word and made it into a downloadable Microsoft Word document (on this page) with no attribution … Continue reading (Archive) SWIPED! My short essay on Samuel taken by the British!
A great article at SBC.net by David Francis examines the age-old question of "just WHEN is it okay to remove a person's name from the Sunday School roll?" Francis sees the question and its motivations, and reinvents the argument into "when is it okay to say we're no longer ministering to this person?" Francis calls … Continue reading (Archive) It’s not about counting; it’s about ministry.
One of the books I’m pouring over lately is Inspired Preaching: A Survey of Preaching found in the New Testament, by Richard C. Wells and A. Boyd Luter. I’m reminded of some ideas that may prove interesting to you today. When we think of the writing of the Gospels and Epistles, all too often we … Continue reading (Archive) A few thoughts about speaking and writing in the time of the creation of the New Testament