Why Johnny Can't Preach

By on August 17, 2009

Gordon, T. David. Why Johnny Can’t Preach: The Media Have Shaped the Messengers. Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing, 2009. 108 pp. $9.99. Homiletics will only get us so far. Something more is necessary in order for an average preacher to rise above his peers and become a great one. This book is Dr. T. David Gordon’s Read More...


Save $105 – Thrifty Thursday

By on July 16, 2009

Jenn and I are trying to wipe out our last bit of debt. Prior to packing up and moving to Orlando, we (er… ok, it was mostly my stupid decision) took out a loan in order to buy a Jeep. We used part of the loan to pay for the 1979, midnight blue, custom rebuilt Read More...

Bookstores on Twitter

By on July 1, 2009

I work at the bookstore at the Orlando campus of Reformed Theological Seminary, and we’ve been slowly experimenting with using Twitter as a way to send out notices about promotions and sales. We’re slowly building up our number of followers, and we’ve started to garner some business with it. Aside from RTS and Westminster Bookstore, Read More...


Summer Plans – Two Cent Tuesday

By on June 30, 2009

Tomorrow is July 1st and summer is in full swing. Now, summer means different things for each of us so I thought it would be fun to see what everyone has planned. I’ve put a few items in the poll already, but feel free to add your own answer and drop a comment below. {democracy:37} Read More...


Ministry in a Rural Context

By on June 26, 2009

There is a book at the RTS Orlando Bookstore called Rural Evangelism: Catching the Vision. I haven’t read it yet, though I want to. The author’s intention is basically to help rural congregations avoid stagnation and decline by engaging in evangelism methods tailored to the rural context they find themselves in. Christians in rural settings Read More...



Seminary Scholarship – Thrifty Thursday

By on June 18, 2009

If you’ve ever searched for a seminary scholarship then you know how difficult it can be. Well, good news, there is now a seminary scholarship that is open to all seminarians and only takes 15 minutes to apply. The $1,000 scholarship is given out quarterly and includes a digital theological library from Logos Bible Software. Read More...


Creative Seminary Financing

By on May 21, 2009

This is a guest post submitted by Brian Johnson. Brian is currently working on his M.Div. at Asbury Theological Seminary in Orlando, FL, where he also serves as admissions recruiter. “How will I pay for this?” This question is on the mind of every student considering seminary. Many will carry loans from undergrad into seminary. Read More...


Money Matters – Thrifty Thursday

By on May 7, 2009

Yeah, I know it is Friday, but for those of you who like thrifty ideas I figured you wouldn’t mind too much. So, Logos Bible Software announced today on their blog that, for the month of May, they will be giving away a free download of Money Matters by Larry Burkett. For full details on 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...