Where are the Shepherds?

I am reading a fascinating devotional book, While Shepherds Watch Their Flocks: Forty Daily Reflections on Biblical Leadership Haddon Robinson, former President of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary says in the Forward to the book, that Professor Laniak applies what he has learned to the tasks of being a shepherd in the church and “raises our job … More Where are the Shepherds?

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The Impossibility of Evangelical Witness

Monday is for Discussion “Jesus’s teaching consistently attracted the irreligious while offending the Bible-believing, religious people of his day. However, in the main, our churches today do not have this effect. The kind of outsiders Jesus attracted are not attracted to contemporary churches, even our most avant-garde ones. We tend to draw conservative, button-down, moralistic … More The Impossibility of Evangelical Witness

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How Deep the Father’s Love for Us, How Vast Beyond All Measure

Another fantastic offering from Kairos Journal. Sometimes the most common things in our lives, (“Yeah, the parable of the prodigal son, I know that story”) are just too familiar for us. We know them and so we dismiss them. We think we know them so we never stop and get out our pick axes and dig … More How Deep the Father’s Love for Us, How Vast Beyond All Measure

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Can the Editor’s Subject Headings of Our Bibles be Trusted?

Tuesday is for Preaching Sometimes we are led astray by the editors of our Bibles. Most of the headings are great and helpful and the editors mean well with their chapter headings and subtitles of sections but if you aren’t careful, you might get an idea set in your interpretive grid that leads you astray. … More Can the Editor’s Subject Headings of Our Bibles be Trusted?

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