Monthly Archives: July 2014

There’s Shady Business Afoot

The following is the sermon notes from Sunday, July 20th, looking at Ruth 3. Trigger warning- there is some discussion of topics of a sexual nature. ***** Ever notice that there’s certain things Christians don’t want to talk about? But … Continue reading

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Take Refuge Under His Wings (Ruth 2)

The following in the second in a series of sermons preached at Knox Church on the book of Ruth. Unfortunately there is no audio recording, so I have taken my sermon notes and turned them into this post. ***** Last … Continue reading

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Where You Go

This year, as we have since 1927, Centre Street Baptist Church is worshipping in the summer with Knox Church. In July, services are lead by Centre Street at Knox’s location. And in August we swap places. Knox Church does not … Continue reading

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Modesty Culture & Revisionist Theology: A Response to Rachel Held Evans

In a piece on QIdeas, Modesty: I Don’t Think it Means What You Think it Means, blogger and columnist Rachel Held Evans confronts the so-called “modesty culture” of conservative evangelicalism and fundamentalism. To her credit, Evans makes a very important … Continue reading

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New Testament Commentary Picks

Many pastors live and die by our books. Commentaries are particularly important. A pastor without commentaries can be like a carpenter without a hammer and saw. My collection is hardly authoritative. But what I’ve compiled here is my recommendations for … Continue reading

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How Many Times?

Sunday, June 29th 2014. “How Many Times?” (Matthew 18:21-35)   Sources: Craig L. Blomberg. Interpreting the Parables (Second Edition). Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 2012. — Matthew (NAC). Nashville: Broadman, 1992. R.T. France. The Gospel of Matthew (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007. Douglas R. A. Hare. Matthew (Interpretation). Louisville: … Continue reading

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