Category Archives: Bible-Theology

Sermon: So That It May Go Well With You

This is the video of a sermon delivered at First Presbyterian Church of Endicott, NY on June 24 entitled, “So That It May Go Well With You.” The text was Deuteronomy 4:5-13. Advertisements

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Sermon: Apostles and Exiles

A short homily delivered at LCC’s International Christian Fellowship on April 22 entitled, “Apostles and Exiles.” The text was Ezekiel 11:14-17. Continue reading

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Voices of the Global Church

As I reached the end of my week-long course in Ukraine last month, I felt compelled to offer an impromptu exhortation to my Russian-speaking students, all of whom are already leading churches, and some of whom will likely go on for graduate study. Continue reading

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Teaching in Ukraine

From March 8 to 17, I taught at Zaporozhe Bible Seminary (ZBS) in Ukraine. Continue reading

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Sermon: No Dry Trees

The gospel, the good news for all of us, is that we serve a “single” Savior! Jesus never married a human woman, never had biological children. Yet according to Isaiah 53:10, as a reward for his perfect obedience, his Father gave him “many offspring,” and “prolonged his days”! Jesus showed us that the lasting impact of God’s work in our lives is not that we have biological children, but that we would have many spiritual sons and daughters—people whom we have invited into God’s family by faith, and discipled. Continue reading

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Special Service: Worshipping with the Fifth Gospel

Jess Smoker and I did an independent study on the Book of Isaiah that semester. We discovered that we are both musical, and decided that one of her assignments should be for us to craft a worship service structured around songs from Isaiah, and short teachings from the passages on which those songs are based. Continue reading

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My Journey to Affirming the Ordination of Women (Part X)

One important objection of complementarians to the evangelical egalitarian position is the observation that in the last century-and-a-half, Christian groups that have embraced women’s ordination have embraced other doctrines and practices that they believe are unscriptural–most notably, acceptance of homosexual practice, and the sign gifts (tongues and prophecy). This is a slippery-slope argument, but rhetorically effective and important to consider. Continue reading

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Sermon: A Personal Encounter

A sermon delivered at LCC’s International Christian Fellowship on November 12 entitled, “A Personal Encounter.” The text was Psalm 73. Continue reading

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Sermon: New Family, New Temple

This is the audio (20:00, 18.4 MB) of a sermon delivered at a chapel service at LCC on October 11 entitled, “New Family, New Temple.” The text was Ephesians 2:11-22, part of a series of sermons on Ephesians entitled, “A New World Order.” Continue reading

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Review in JSOT

Cat Quine’s review of Sit At My Right Hand has been published in the Journal for the Study of the Old Testament‘s review issue.

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