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Calvin’s Sermons on 1 Timothy, New Edition

I have finally published the new edition of Calvin’s sermons on 1 Timothy which Brian Denker and I worked on for so long. Due to its size (330,000+ words) the digital format seemed a good way to go, so it is published through Amazon for Kindle. The cost is only $2.99 for all 54 sermons. […]

Fun, Fascinating Read from Hal Poe

This past weekend I finished reading the latest book from my friend & colleague, Hal Poe. Total Commitment: A Memoir of God and Politics When South Carolina Elected a Republican Governor is a fascinating read on so many levels. If you know Hal, then hearing that he has published his memoirs from his days in politics […]

Scalia and the Legacy of Teachers

As a teacher- and that seems to be a key way in which Justice Scalia saw himself- I found this picture to be deeply moving. In case you haven’t already seen it, these are former clerks of Justice Scalia’s (accounts varied on the number, as many as 180) lined up ready to receive his body. […]

Jesus! What a Friend for sinners!

We sang this wonderful hymn at church yesterday, and I knew I wanted it to be my poem of the week. It beautifully makes the point that the all holy Jesus graciously decided to be a friend for sinners, to love us and redeem us. Then it points out in helpful particularity various ways in […]

Teaching Through Titus

I recently taught a 3 part series through the letter to Titus at FBC Jackson, TN, and the audio of each session is available here.

Value of Greek in Preaching, Pastor Nathan Joyce

Nathan Joyce, Union alum and pastor of Heartland Worship Center in Paducah, Kentucky, recently recorded this brief video on the value of Greek for preaching and pastoral ministry for my first year Greek class. In just about 90 seconds he makes the point so well, so I wanted to share it here as well. He […]