Anothervolume in the InterVarsity Pocket Dictionary Series.Easy to use and generally not superficial as you might expect in a pocket type book.In the Biblical Studies volume you will find a definition of terms such as: syncretism, Noahic covenant, Dead Sea Scrolls, theophany, ecclesia, to name a few of the over 300 terms.
Thankfully there are some within evangelical, and especially evangelical and reformed Christianity, that are waking up to the fact that Christianity is a religion not only concerned about a personal relationship with our triune God, but it is an entire way of life-that in being a Christian more is required than simply praying and witnessing to the saving work of Christ, important and central as those are.
In these 52 pithy sections, Milton shares with us some of his life impacting situations including some of his griefs, trials, joys, and other aspects of his life.
By Ken Sande The recent hit movie, The Blind Side, provides a surprisingly vivid illustration of how a well-trained shepherd can serve as a “left offensive tackle” to guard a church and its families from crippling conflict… As everyone in the congregation develops skills and confidence in resolving differences in a biblical manner, the church and its families are far less likely to be blindsided by conflict.
During lunch with a high school student recently, I asked why he thought so few of his peers were serious about their faith. After a few mouthfuls of Mexican food, he responded by saying “some of my friends want to make a difference…it’s like we aren’t satisfied with what we see… I guess we don’t see Christianity making much difference. We aren’t sure yet if it is a waste of time so we don’t get that excited about it.”
Here are over 300 terms clearly & concisely defined. Packer is a man of prayer as well as valiant for the truth. His theology is focused on doxology and devotion. He is famous for his distinction between biblical theology and tradition.
Each learning style is asking a different question, and unless you as the teacher or preacher understand how to answer that question, you may not reach this learner. (These same learning styles characteristics are true of those sitting in the pews listening to sermons as well. So pastors, listen up.) The Imaginative learner is asking why – why do I need to know this? Convince him or her that what you have to say is important and you will have a willing listener.
From the earliest days of the PCA, women cared for and supported our new denomination through the annual Women in the Church Love Gift Offering. To date, $2,759,829have been given as God has used women in the church to love and support the ministries of the PCA. Click here to read more…
Hugh Whelchel, Executive Director of the Reformed Theological Seminary campus in Washington D.C. This article is recommended by Gary Yagel as itlays the biblical foundation for work and explains why our current view of work has gotten off-track.
By Dwight Linton. Unity – based on sinful human beings’ desire to control their own destiny – was the goal of the builders of the tower of Babel in Genesis. Yet God saw that it would only result in manipulative uniformity, so He brought about the breakdown of communication by frustrating the project and causing the monolithic cultural group to split up and go their separate ways. This resulted in the development of the different cultural groups. Read more…