Monthly Archives: March 2014

Stumbling and Folly

On Sunday we began selling Phil Ryken’s new book, Salvation by Crucifixion at our book table. I thought if I shared an excerpt it would encourage you to take (buy) and read. The following is from Ryken’s exposition of 1 … Continue reading

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Reading for Easter

Here are some reading recommendations for the Easter season. (Also see last year’s list.) Lifted: Experiencing the Resurrection Life by Sam Allberry (Available at the church book table) Salvation by Crucifixion by Phil Ryken (Available at the church book table) … Continue reading

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Polemical Theology

During the sermon this past Sunday I mentioned polemical theology, referencing John Currid’s recent book, Against the Gods: The Polemical Theology of the Old Testament. Here is Currid’s explanation of polemical theology: The primary purpose of polemical theology is to demonstrate … Continue reading

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Preaching Needed

From Christopher Ash’s, The Priority of Preaching: We live in a culture where everyone has their say, where I can press the interactive buttons and register my view on television, where I can set up a blog and proclaim my … Continue reading

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A Simple Outline of Exodus

This week I’ve been reading through Dale Ralph Davis’ helpful book on preaching through Old Testament narrative texts. In one of his chapters, he deals with Exodus and offers a short but helpful outline of the book. Davis wrote: Exodus…shows … Continue reading

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