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The Pastor as Shepherd

This was origionally posted at For The Church.

The imagery of shepherd is intimately tied to pastoral ministry. In fact, some would argue that the metaphor of shepherding is the primary picture from which we should develop our understanding of pastoral leadership (See Tim Laniak’s… 693 more words


Finding Happiness in a Sinful World (Carnivore Theology: Ep. 42)

The 42nd episode of “Carnivore Theology”.

Summer Update: CT is planning to take some breaks over the summer and release one monthly episode. We’ll be back after September Labour Day weekend, answering your questions and bringing biblical insight to today’s most pressing issues. 252 more words

Carnivore Theology

7. God Calls Abram from the Nations and for the Nations


As we have surveyed the history of redemption we have taken care to note how the fall explains why, in light of God’s good creation, Israel experienced 400 years of death and slavery. 987 more words


2015 Books: 2Q

Books read from April through June. Next reading list viewable by clicking here. Running yearly count: 14.

All the King’s Men – Robert Penn Warren (1946); Library // Though I’ve never been one for political novels, I could barely put this classic down. 316 more words


Mission, New Creation, and Genesis 1-2

Genesis 1-2 points beyond itself to new creation and this is important for missions.

While it is obvious that new creation comes into focus after the fall of Adam and Eve in Genesis 3, there are a number of clues within the creation account that indicates new creation was the original goal. 566 more words

Biblical Theology

Epochal Elucidations: Once More, What is Pentecost?

 “The controlling point in the position taken here is that Pentecost is to be understood first of all as part of the once-for-all accomplishment of redemption ( 132 more words

Richard Gaffin

From Michael S. Horton in a recent White Horse Inn email . . .

There’s a crisis of biblical literacy on three levels:

1. The basic storyline…

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