At Glendale Road, we're in the process of identifying additional men who might serve among our college of elders. Two days ago, I preached the second sermon on elders in preparation for this process. I decided to preach from Ezekiel 34:1–10 so that our current and likely incoming elders could learn from the mistakes of … Continue reading Churches of Christ Need to Fire The Chief Elder

Churches of Christ Need to Fire The Chief Elder

Just over one year has passed since I walked onstage to receive my Ph.D. diploma. Since then, I've returned to vocational preaching—I was previously an associate preacher—and the schedule that accompanies that position. Nevertheless, I still find time to keep up a decently healthy reading regimen as well as write. Just after graduating and before … Continue reading Keeping Up Scholarly Research as a Vocational Minister Beyond the Doctorate

Keeping Up Scholarly Research as a Vocational Minister Beyond the Doctorate

Genesis 6:1–4 Commingling of divine and earthly figures: Gen 3:22—mixing of divine and earthly which was a violation of the created order and purpose. The result was to limit human life thus, again, affirming human mortality. Greek Old Testament: Also called Septuagint, or LXX. The Old Testament used in the New Testament and, therefore, of … Continue reading On the Rise of Demons (Outline)

On the Rise of Demons (Outline)