Confessions of a Preachless Preacher

By on January 19, 2009

I don’t know about you, but I live in a strange tension. I’m a preacher at heart. Every conversation no matter how casual somehow turns to Christ and his impact on our hearts and lives. Every biblical text I read goes through the internal monologue of communicating it to others. My personal blog posts have Read More...


Questions Worth Asking as You Consider Seminary

By on January 16, 2009

One of our readers recently commented that he was in the process of deciding whether or not God was leading him towards starting studies at a seminary. He had a few friends who had already graduated or were going through seminary themselves, and was wondering what kinds of questions he should be asking those who Read More...

The Two Most Important Questions to Ask Any Seminary

By on January 12, 2009

Today’s post is by Josh Bleeker. Josh is the Director of Admissions at Dallas Theological Seminary. Really, only two questions? More questions will certainly arise. However, two key questions will provide the quickest and most important overview of any seminary: “What do they believe?” The seminary’s doctrinal statement shapes everything educational—from faculty hires to classroom Read More...


Deepen Your Ministry

By on November 3, 2008

A Conversation Recently, I was talking with a friend about ministry and seminary and how it all should come together. It seems as though anyone entering seminary has all of these grand thoughts of being used by God for such great things. For some those “grand thoughts” are just being a faithful preacher of the Read More...


When God Lets Us Choose

By on October 1, 2008

Right now Jeff and I have two possible opportunities (for a pastoral role for Jeff). One seemed like it was a no-go, then the other sprung up, then it died down and the other seemed like it was back on, a done deal. Then, no word for weeks, while the other has emerged again a 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...