Category Archives: Spiritual Disciplines

Teach Me Your Ways

Sunday, October 1st, 2017.   Sources: Walter Brueggemann. Praying the Psalms: Engaging Scripture and the Life of the Spirit (Second Edition). Eugene: Cascade, 2007. Peter C. Craigie. Psalms 1-50 (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1983. Nancy deClaisse-Walford, Rolf A. Jacobson, & Beth LaNeel Tanner. The Book of … Continue reading

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Why I Am (Still) a Baptist

We believe… in one holy, catholic, and apostolic church. (The Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed, 381 AD) In my undergrad I took a course on the intellectual history of Europe in the Post French Revolution era. Our major assignment was a biographical paper … Continue reading

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Spiritual Disciplines 5: Worship

Sunday March 13, 2016. Spiritual Disciplines 5: Worship (Isaiah 40)   Sources: Simon Chan. Spiritual Theology. Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 1998. Richard Foster. Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth (Revised Edition). San Francisco: Harper, 1988. John Goldingay.  Psalms, Volume 1: Psalms 1-41 … Continue reading

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Spiritual Disciplines 4: Fasting

Sunday, March 6th, 2016. Spiritual Disciplines 4: Fasting (Matthew 9:14-17)   Sources: Craig L. Blomberg Matthew (NAC). Nashville: Broadman, 1992. Simon Chan. Spiritual Theology. Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 1998. Richard Foster. Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth (Revised Edition). San Francisco: Harper, … Continue reading

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Spiritual Disciplines 3: Scripture

Sunday, February 28th, 2016. Spiritual Disciplines 3: Reading Scripture   Sources: Simon Chan. Spiritual Theology. Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 1998. Gordon Fee, “Reflections on the Church Order in the Pastoral Epistles”Listening to the Spirit in the Text. (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000), … Continue reading

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Spiritual Disciplines 2: Prayer

Sunday, February 21st, 2016. Spiritual Disciplines 2: Prayer (Matt. 6:5-15)   Sources: Craig L. Blomberg Matthew (NAC). Nashville: Broadman, 1992. Simon Chan. Spiritual Theology. Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 1998. Richard Foster. Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth (Revised Edition). San Francisco: Harper, … Continue reading

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Spiritual Disciplines 1: Fellowship

Sunday, February 14th, 2016. Spiritual Disciplines 1: Fellowship (Hebrews 10:19-26)   Sources: Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Life Together. San Francisco: Harper, 1954. F.F. Bruce. The Epistles to the Hebrews (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1964. Richard Foster. Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth (Revised Edition). San … Continue reading

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