From the B&H Academic Blog
Jun 21, 2017
How can an understanding of, and experience engaging in, the discipline of biblical theology (BT) help a pastor edify and encourage those to whom he regularly preaches?
AJK: An appreciation of the value of BT will help the pastor get closer to the original meaning intended by the author. This originally intended meaning constitutes the actual meaning of the text and is alone authoritative. So, engaging in BT will help the pastor attain greater authority in preaching...
Mar 1, 2017
by Rob Plummer
Most mornings, I get up and prepare three large mugs of hot tea (two for me, one for my wife). I set out my favorite mugs.
I boil the water in a kettle. I scoop the aromatic loose-leaf tea into a strainer and then pour the boiling water over the leaves. After 5-minutes of steeping, I add sugar and milk (British style). I start a crackling fire. (Well, I press “play” for a crackling fire video on YouTube.)
I settle down on the living room couch while it’s still dark and quiet to sip my tea and read my Greek New Testament.
The New Testament only gives us two sacred rituals or ordinances—baptism and the Lord’s Supper. Yet, by...
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- Evangelism Is . . .June 2010Two veteran missionaries write forty creative and empowering chapters on what it truly means to share Jesus with passion and confidence both locally and worldwide.