Why Johnny Can't Preach

By on August 17, 2009

Gordon, T. David. Why Johnny Can’t Preach: The Media Have Shaped the Messengers. Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing, 2009. 108 pp. $9.99. Homiletics will only get us so far. Something more is necessary in order for an average preacher to rise above his peers and become a great one. This book is Dr. T. David Gordon’s Read More...


Here's To Changing Attitudes

By on July 10, 2009

I have a way of getting through something tough and then wishing I could go back and do it again. It’s not that I enjoy torturing myself. Rather, it’s that I usually learn a lot under such stress. Because I knew more coming out of the experience than I did going in, there are some Read More...

Choosing a Church

By on June 17, 2009

As I was writing my previous post, ‘Balancing Church and Seminary,’ I realized that a lot of what I was writing assumed that you were in a time in your life where you needed to choose a church. But since not everyone in seminary is in such a season of life, it did not make Read More...


Balancing Church and Seminary

By on June 10, 2009

Seminary students are a transient bunch. They blow into town, spend three years too busy to do anything but study, and then they’re gone. For many of them (or, I should say, us), the whole seminary thing can seem like a hassle. If we didn’t need to do it, we probably wouldn’t. But is such Read More...