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A Trustworthy Word

Sunday, September 1st, 2019.   Sources: Gordon D. Fee. Listening to the Spirit in the Text. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000. — New Testament Exegesis (Third Edition). Louisville: WJK, 2002. Gordon D. Fee & Douglas Stuart. How to Read the Bible for All its … Continue reading

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Uncomfortable, Pt. 2

Sunday, August 11th, 2019. Uncomfortable, Pt. 2 (Psalm 137)   *there is a gap in the recording in which brief samples of a few recordings of “By the Rivers of Babylon” were played. Sources: Leslie C. Allen. Psalms 101-150 (WBC). Grand Rapids: … Continue reading

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Sunday, August 4th, 2019. “Uncomfortable, Pt. 1: Lamentations” (Lamentations 1:1-10)   Sources: Dianne Bergant. Lamentations (AOTC). Nashville: Abingdon, 2003. Adele Berlin. Lamentations (OTL). Louisville: WJK, 2004. Mark J. Boda. A Severe Mercy: Sin and Its Remedy in the Old Testament. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2009. Walter … Continue reading

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A (Sort of) Book Review: Ever Ancient, Ever New

Winfield Bevins. Ever Ancient, Ever New: The Allure of Liturgy for a New Generation. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2019. I was incredibly excited about this one. Sometimes when you look at a book you think “this was written just for me”. That’s … Continue reading

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Fall Sermon Series

The Pastoral Epistles (1 & 2 Timothy and Titus) have not featured much in my preaching. I can’t say specifically why. Perhaps it’s because of the difficult issues with critical scholarship, alleged pseudonymity (i.e., much of scholarship in the late … Continue reading

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Clothed with Christ

  Sources: F.F. Bruce. The Epistle to the Galatians (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1982. David A. deSilva. The Letter to the Galatians (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2018. James D.G. Dunn. The Epistle to the Galatians (BNTC). Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 1993. Gordon D. Fee. Galatians (Pentecostal Commentary … Continue reading

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New Logo Design

Thanks to Sandi at Van Pelt’s Business Solutions for helping us put together a new, not yet official, logo design for Centre Street. This is part of our new push to increase visibility in the city of St Thomas. Often … Continue reading

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