Ed Stetzer interiew on sub-text

By on September 30, 2008

Speaking of sub-text, there is a new interview with Ed Stetzer over there. A highlight: Q: What are some common mistakes churches in the suburbs make? Ed: I think there are probably several. First, they assume that nice shiny clean people have nice shiny clean lives. When you work in an urban context, you can Read More...


Helps for faithfully sharing the Gospel

By on September 29, 2008

subtext is a recent addition to the web and blogosphere world, headed up by pastors Joe Thorn and Steve McCoy. It may be a helpful resource for all of us who live on the outskirts of the City (and for those who live anyone, for that matter). Description from the site: sub-text is a discussion Read More...



Six Preacher's Notes

By on September 26, 2008

Josh Harris recently post the last of six preacher’s notes in a series. The most recent one is Mark Driscoll of Mars Hill Church in Seattle. Mark’s notes as he preached from John 17? Two post-its in his Bible. One of expository notes on the text, another as a reminder to himself. Mark Dever Mike Read More...


Humbling ourselves BY casting our cares upon Him

By on September 24, 2008

Greek has seemed to be a little disjointed until we arrive in the relative deep-end of participles this semester. I am certainly still wading around in the shallow end, but being pushed further into learning how to swim in this new language (but still with those orange arm-floaties!). Last week I read a couple fascinating Read More...



Check out the Seminary Survival Guide Sampler

By on September 22, 2008

Over at Said at Southern, guest blogger Mark Warnock, General Editor of SeminarySurvivalGuide.com, gives an overview of some of the best posts from his site (SeminarySurvivalGuide.com) in the last few months. Check them out, from making the transition to seminary, to keeping perspective, to starting up classes, and some commentary on “time wasters.” None of Read More...


BDAG for about $100

By on August 29, 2008

Greek students may be delighted to know that A Greek-Lexicon of the New Testament and other Early Christian Literature, 3rd Edition (aka, BDAG) is on sale at Amazon.com for $103.95 new. List price $150, normally found on sale in the range of $125. (Note: you will not want to get the 2nd edition, even if Read More...


Starting Seminary Year 4 of ?

By on August 23, 2008

For the last couple years I’ve been blessed to be a teaching assistant for first-year Theology at Multnomah (actually co-TA, as Kari does most of the paper-grading). Once or twice a semester I get to fill-in for our prof and teach (preach!) on Soteriology, Ecclesiology or some other section in our unit of systematic theology. Read More...