Chapter 1, Section 8 of the Westminster Confession declares the Biblical text the framers possessed is the infallible word of God. This is what is meant by "authentic". We only have to look back to the Council of Trent to see that this is a … [Continue reading] about Is the Received Text of the Protestant Reformation “Infallible”?
A congregation that is not equipped to properly evaluate a pastoral candidate is going to be particularly apt to rely upon formal credentials to qualify a man as academically able. This is understandable but far from optimal. As our churches grow … [Continue reading] about The Local Church and the Development of Future Pastors
"Till I come, give attendance to reading [public], to exhortation, to doctrine." 1 Timothy 4:13 If the Biblical epistles originally written to churches are to be a guide as to what Biblical teaching and preaching should look like (and they … [Continue reading] about Communal Bible Reading
As an experiment, I updated Psalms 1-5 of the King James Version in order to revise archaic words. Verb endings and 2nd person singular and plural (thee, thy, thou, thine, ye) have been retained as they have never been the problem with understanding … [Continue reading] about Updating the King James Version
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. —2 Timothy 1:7 I write this to the young Christian because you have the opportunity now, in your youth, to develop profitable, spiritual disciplines … [Continue reading] about Mental Health and the Young Christian