Monthly Archives: May 2016

You Asked for it: Nahum

Sunday May 29th, 2016. “You Asked For It: Nahum” (Nahum 1:1-7)   Sources: David W. Baker. “Nahum, Book of”. Dictionary of the Old Testament Prophets. Mark J. Boda & J. Gordon McConville (eds.). Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 2012. John Goldingay & … Continue reading

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A (Sort of) Book Review: Church History for Modern Ministry

Dayton Hartman. Church History for Modern Ministry: Why Our Past Matters for Everything We Do. Bellingham: Lexham Press, 2016.* I’m a Pastor with an educational background in history, theology, and ministry studies. So a book about how Church history and … Continue reading

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You Asked for It: Job

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016. “You Asked for It: Job”   Sources: Clines, David J. A. Job 1-20 (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1989. Michael P. Knowles. The Unfolding Mystery of the Divine Name: The God of Sinai in Our Midst. Downer’s Grove: IVP … Continue reading

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Do Miracles Still Happen?

Sunday, May 15th, 2016. You Asked For It: Do Miracles Still Happen? Sources: F.F. Bruce. The Book of Acts (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1975. — Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984. — The Gospel … Continue reading

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A (Sort of) Book Review: Her Gates Will Never Be Shut

Brad Jersak. Her Gates Will Never Be Shut: Hope, Hell, and the New Jerusalem. Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 2009. “I’m not a universalist, but I hope God is.” I’m not sure who first said this, but it’s often attributed to … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Passover

Sunday, May 8th, 2016. “You Asked for it: What is the Meaning of Passover?”   Sources: FF Bruce. The Epistles of John. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1970. John I. Durham. Exodus (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1987. Peter Enns. Exodus (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2000. Michael J. … Continue reading

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What the H-E-Double Hockey Sticks?!? Pt. 21: A Response to Four Views on Hell (2 of 4)

This piece was composed for, and orginally published on the Rethinking Hell blog. It is written in response to the second chapter in the second edition of Four Views of Hell (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2016), which the publisher graciously provided … Continue reading

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