Monthly Archives: July 2010

Biblical Theology in the Life of the Church

From the moment I was first exposed to preaching that demonstrated how the entire Bible was one, unified story centered on Jesus Christ, my soul has been thrilled by “Biblical Theology.” Suddenly, every single verse in Scripture, from the speeches … Continue reading

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Prayer Meeting: Pray Through the Attributes of God

If you’re not careful, you can leave a well-intentioned prayer meeting downright discouraged. We all come in on Wednesday evening with a fair share of anxieties and burdens that are simply part of a normal week. Then, we hear about … Continue reading

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How to Make a Difference in Your Local Church

This is an outstanding list of suggestions by Kevin DeYoung, compiled from a recent message he delivered at the NEXT 2010 conference: • Find a good local church. • Get involved. • Become a member. • Stay there as long … Continue reading

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The Importance of Theology in the Life of the Church

Joe Thorn is conducting a series of weekly interviews at his blog about “experiential theology,” how the study of and knowledge of God shapes our daily living as Christian believers. He recently interviewed Baptist historian Dr. Tom Nettles, who just … Continue reading

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The Blood of Jesus for Cain’s like Us

The story of Cain and Abel is familiar, but often misapplied. If we walk away from Genesis 4 thinking we are righteous before God because we have never murdered anyone, then we have missed the point that the Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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The Way of Cain?

Cain said to the LORD, “My punishment is greater than I can bear. Behold, you have driven me today away from the ground, and from your face I shall be hidden. I shall be a fugitive and a wanderer on the earth, and whoever finds … Continue reading

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Shepherding the Heart, Not Correcting Behavior

I am reading Tedd Tripp’s book Shepherding a Child’s Heart right now for a Marriage and Family Counseling class in seminary coming up. I think the Lord is using it to serve me beyond the reading report I will be … Continue reading

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