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Romans 8: A Gem Like None Other

I’ve been a fan of John Piper’s “Look at the Book” studies that are produced by Desiring God. These looks at various passages are not only a helpful understanding of the text in a brief video series, but a great way to watch a gifted expositor demonstrate how to break down verses to their core structure and plain meaning. 361 more words

Theology

Eugene Peterson and The Pastoral Imagination

There is something special about pastoring a local church.

Being called to shepherd a local congregation and being a part of a particular church family is a blessing. 140 more words

Religion

Reinterpreting the Church’s Mission

Donald Bloesch points out that the rise of new theologies has brought about a drastic reinterpretation of the church’s mission:

Whereas traditional theology envisions the church’s mission as the proclamation of the good news of redemption through the cross and resurrection of Christ, the new theology views it in terms of humanization and social liberation.

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Pastoral Ministry

Community (Part 2)

As stated in my last post, I recently contributed to a free 10-week Bible study for the North Carolina Baptist State Convention called Patterned… 88 more words

Religion

Community (Part 1)

I recently contributed to a free 10-week Bible study for the North Carolina Baptist State Convention called Patterned. This curriculum explores what it means to be a disciple-maker. 78 more words

Religion

Pastors, Let Your Deacons Serve

I recently wrote a post titled Pastors, Let Your Deacons Serve at For The Church

A few weeks ago I was having lunch with the chairman of our deacons when he casually made a comment that revisited me throughout the day.

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Religion