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...


Writing in your Bible

By on August 31, 2008

I remember my grandmother thought it was a disastrous thing to write in a Bible. I also remember seeing other kids write in hymnals and thinking they were going to Hell. Between a rabid fascination with the Bible and classical music training I have gotten both of these ideas out of my system. Last night Read More...


Free Commentary

By on August 30, 2008

If you are a Logos user, hurry over to the Logos site and pick up a FREE copy of the Matthew, Mark Cornerstone Biblical Commentary. (Use code: CORNERSTONE) Not a Logos user? Here is a way to save 25% off the list price. Read More...


Blogging for Christ

By on August 30, 2008

Here is an interesting book for all you bloggers out there: The New Media Frontier: Blogging, Vlogging, and Podcasting for Christ. From Crossway: “A Pew Study reports that only 2% of America’s twelve million bloggers claim “religion, spirituality or faith” as their main topic. This leaves a great mission field in cyberspace, say contributors to 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...


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...