Last week I bought the most expensive Bible I have ever purchased. Continue reading The Value of a Valuable Bible
Sola Scriptura!: The Protestant Position on the Bible by Don Kistler My rating: 3 of 5 stars Throughout Sola Scriptura the authors expound on what the authors argue is the key principle of The Reformation. The book compares and contrasts the Protestant doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture for faith and life and what the Roman Catholic Church believes regarding Scripture, Tradition, and the role … Continue reading Book Review | Sola Scriptura!: The Protestant Position on the Bible
This collection of essays does a good job of making the case for the “essentially literal” Bible translation philosophy. Continue reading Book Review | Translating Truth: The Case for Essentially Literal Bible Translation
I love obscure passages in Scripture because they always force me to dive deeper into the potential meaning of the text in order to understand what is actually being said. Continue reading “Pigs, Pearls, & Pretense”
As I was perusing my Facebook feed one of the ministers I know asked, what I believe, is an important question. He was wondering if any of his pastor friends would be saying/addressing the tragedy in Charleston in some way, if at all this coming up Sunday. This is an ongoing conversation so, there is not consensus yet, but it is worth noting that there … Continue reading The Anchor of Truth amidst the Storms of Tragedy
This morning I witnessed something very interesting. My father, who is also the pastor of my church, read the letter to the Colossians. That’s it. He said a few words before and a few words after, but the whole of the message was the simple reading of the letter. As I watched the reactions of the various people, I noticed that many followed along for … Continue reading Is God’s Word Enough For You?