There's a sexual abuse scandal in the SBC, and the solution is simple--though certainly not easy. . . . Titus 1:6-9.
Tag: pastoral ministry
My 2021 in Books
A brief reflection on each of my top 10 books of 2021.
The ONE with True Authority — 1:21-28
Jesus gives two proofs that He has true authority. . . . Mark 1:21-28.
Christ’s Irresistible Voice — 1:16-20
When Jesus calls, His people respond. . . . Mark 1:16-20.
The Pitch and the Pendulum — excursus on Mark 1:15b
While belief and repentance are equally important and biblical, there may be biblical grounds for emphasizing belief over repentance. . . . Mark 1:15.
The PREACHER’s Primary Message — 1:14-15
The battle cry of Jesus' preaching was the gospel. . . . Mark 1:14-15.
All of God’s Word is applicable to all
"If we refuse to repent of our sin--even the "acceptable" ones--our desires will not get fulfilled." . . . 1 Peter 3:7.
Men Must Take the Heat
Paul wanted to protect women from facing this more intense judgment, and for this reason did “not allow a woman to teach or to have authority over a man.” . . . 1 Timothy 2:11-15.