Come to the Waters

“Study of the Bible must be the consuming passion of a believer’s life,” James Montgomery Boice exhorted worshipers in one of his fourteen sermons through Psalm 119. His congregation at Tenth Presbyterian Churc...

Let the Earth Hear His Voice

Bottleneck 3: Faulty Text Selection Preachers make decisions about what text or texts to preach for all sorts of reasons, often the most powerful one being the sort of preaching they have heard. Most of us w...

The Kingdom of God

Scholars have debated for years whether or not it is possible to point to a unifying theme that binds the whole Bible together. Many have argued that the search for such a theme is fruitless: it is better just ...

Evangelical Theological Method

Is there a right way to approach theology? The question of methodology is increasingly one of interest among theologians, who recognize that the very manner in which we approach theology informs both the que...

Counting the Cost

Impatience results when we are bad at math. When we fail to count the cost of a particular endeavor or situation—the cost to our time, to our wallets, or to our egos — our patience ends up in the red. Any time ...

The Cross and Apologetics

True to the cross of Jesus, Christian persuasion has to be cross-shaped in its manner just as it is cross-centered in its message. OsGuinness, Fool’s Talk 1 CORINTHIANS 2:1–5: The Cross and Apologetics ...