Unity or Uniformity?

By on September 16, 2009

As seminary students, we realize a mantra that matters much in church life is “IN ESSENTIALS UNITY, IN NON-ESSENTIALS LIBERTY, IN ALL THINGS CHARITY.” We believe this and know this to be true. This is why we have had conferences like Together for the Gospel and can have debates regarding Baptism and church polity. We Read More...


Good Doctrine Goes Only So Far

By on September 7, 2009

I recently heard a couple discussing reasons as to why they left a certain church. They kept telling me that they loved the doctrine, they loved what they heard from the pulpit, and they loved what they learned. What drove them away from this church was the attitude of some in the congregation. As they Read More...

…Career Third

By on August 28, 2009

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men Colossians 3:23 This is the third post in a three part series. Read God first, family second if you have not read them yet. Now, we have come to the last third of the mantra my mom used to say to me Read More...


…Family Second…

By on August 26, 2009

And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. Matthew 22:39 This is the second post of a three post series. The first one, God First, discussed how God should be number one in our lives in everything that we do; specifically, where it concerns the seminary student. As I said Read More...


God First…

By on August 24, 2009

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. Deut. 6:5 I was raised in a nominal Catholic home, but there are a few theological points my mom would make that actually make sense. One of those was the saying, “God first, family Read More...


A By-Product of Family Worship

By on July 8, 2009

If you are anything like me, then you experience seasons where you either are not able to read your Bible for personal edification or you seem to just run out of time each day. What makes it real bad is that I am a seminary student. Even worse than that, I am serving as a Read More...



Try Dave Ramsey Free for 30 Days

By on April 30, 2009

I just purchased Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University and to my surprise received a 30 day free “coupon” for my purchase. The orders on the coupon state that I should share with my friends. So, I am. Simply log on to MyTotalMoneyMakeover.com/gift and enter 30DGIFT to redeem. Read More...



Bible Software Review: Logos Gold

By on April 5, 2009

Confession I have a confession to make. One year ago, I hated the concept of digital print media and swore I would never “cave-in” to the latest “trend” in books; i.e., Logos. My how times have changed! Over the course of this past year, I have come to see the upside and the stewardship that Read More...