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Archive of entries posted on February 2008

Romans Study

This evening I begin a weekend study of Romans at Poplar Heights Baptist Church here in Jackson. We will meet three hours tonight (6pm-9pm), three hours Saturday morning (9am-noon) and then I will preach from Romans in the morning and evening services Sunday. I previously posted some thoughts on the historical impact of Romans. In […]

Owen on Heb 13:17

I am once more teaching my class on pastoral ministry. Early on we examine Hebrews 13:17 because I am convinced that the oversight of souls, as mentioned in this verse, is the heart of pastoral ministry. I also have the students read John Owen’s commentary on this verse and I commend it to you. All […]

Gladys Aylward

Gladys Aylward: No Mountain Too High , by Myrna Grant (Christian Focus, 2003), pb., 175 pp. Ages 6+ I was really interested in this book because my wife read about Gladys Aylward in Noel Piper’s book Faithful Women and Their Extraordinary God and her story is really amazing. This book gave my boys the opportunity […]

The Accidental Voyage

The Accidental Voyage: Discovering Hymns of the Early Centuries Douglas Bond (P&R Publishing, 2005), pb., 257 pp. Ages 8+ This is the fourth book in the Mr. Pipes series, and I have previously commented on our great enjoyment of the previous volumes. As suggested by the title, this book focuses on hymns form the early […]

Out Due to Storm

I have not posted here much lately due first to being in Nepal for about 10 days and then due to the tornado which came by our house before destroying much of the campus where I teach. We are fine. You can see a post about my trip and the storm (with other news links) […]

Whirlwind of a Week

It has now been a week since the tornado came by our house and went on to hit Union University so severely. Most readers of this blog have probably already seen the coverage. If you are looking for information or are wanting to keep up the three key sites are: Union’s homepage- http://www.uu.edu/ The Official […]

Memoirs of An Ordinary Pastor by D. A. Carson

Memoirs of An Ordinary Pastor by D. A. Carson This is probably the forthcoming book about which I am most excited. I deeply appreciate the ministry of Dr. Carson as I have studied in his classes, read his books and listened to his sermons. Some who have not heard him in person may not realize […]

Lewis and Clark, brief overview

As Far as the Eye Can Reach: Lewis and Clark’s Westward Quest, Elizabeth Cody Kimmel (Random House, 2003), pb., 128 pp. Ages 8-12 This is another of the Landmark Books series. It is good, brief summary of the Lewis and Clark adventure. Some of these can be dull, but this one is well done. It […]