Bible Review: ESV Study Bible

By on October 30, 2008

Have you ever been in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean where all you see is water everywhere you look? Have you ever driven in North Dakota where you actually see the rolling hills? In both instances, you realize that you are only able to see a fraction of the beauty that you could otherwise Read More...


The Ministry of Prayer

By on September 1, 2008

Introduction The longer I am a Christian, the more I discover the power of what I call the ministry of prayer. It seems as though praying is a difficult thing for most people to do. According to one professor, quoting statistics from a prayer conference, those in attendance (lay men and women) prayed an average Read More...


Starting Strong

By on August 29, 2008

Another semester is upon us. For most students in general, and seminarians in particular, we all try to start the semester strong. Many, like myself, have learned from semesters past that at some point before final exams, we will fall behind in some aspect of our studies. In order to counteract this, many try to Read More...


Free Book on Missions

By on August 25, 2008

And it is autographed! The guys over at Said at Southern are giving away a free book entitle The Missionary Call by Dr. M. David Sills. They have posted a review of the book as well as a two part interview with the author. Currently, Part 1 is posted. All you have to do to Read More...


How Much Should You Read?

By on August 25, 2008

There is an interesting conversation taking place over at Said at Southern. Tony Kummer has asked us how we go about reading books for seminary classes. Mark Warnock of Seminary Survival Guide fame has added some great insight. Check out the article and add your two cents. Read More...



When Ministry and Seminary Collide

By on August 24, 2008

The family seems to always lose! This week, the first week of classes, has been an extraordinarily busy week. For many seminary students, I am sure this is a true statement. For seminary students who either work in a secular job or a ministry at a local church, this is even more of a true Read More...


A Proverb a Day Helps Keep the Devil Away

By on August 8, 2008

Many ministers-to-be decide to attend seminary because they feel they need the education, experience and wisdom that comes with a degree from seminary. While these are not necessarily bad reasons to attend seminary, they cannot replace the education and wisdom that comes from God’s Word. Yes, experiences must be lived, but even those can be Read More...


Called To Preach?

By on July 21, 2008

If you were to ask most seminarians what their calling is, they would probably respond with something like, “I am called to preach.” For most seminarians this is true; however, I have had some recent experiences that leads me to question what it means to be “called to preach.” I am not saying this is Read More...