four application questions for sermons
A Small List of Good Books
Chris Braga gives some useful advice on how to go to church.
Quote from Don Carson: I’d like $3 Worth of Gospel, Please
Last night, I was in charge of both leading and playing piano in the evening service. I’m getting the hang of balancing these two responsibilities together, but it puts a certain amount of time pressure on the preparation for the evening service. This would be apparent to anyone who listened to my opening spiel last […]
On the way to the gym this morning, I was congratulating myself on the restraint that I showed at bible study last night. One of the books I’ve read as part of going to college mentioned that the author would never allow a first year college student to preach. A first year, he says, has […]
This might give you an insight into my sermon writing: here’s an intro that didn’t make the cut, for my sermon on Jonah 1-2. A few weeks back, the Herald ran a story about “Surf and Turf”. This is the kind of meal where you combine some type of seafood with meat: my first memory […]
An atheist author, who clearly has an axe to grind against Josh McDowell, presents arguments against what he terms the Trilemma; the three-way argument that Jesus (based on the claims that he made about himself) is either a Liar, a Lunatic, or Lord. If you’re familiar with the argument, you might find the article useful […]