How To Do Online Discernment Ministry, part 1

Part 2 here There's online discernment ministry, and there's online "discernment ministry." I hope I'm the former. The latter is often discussed negatively. When "scare quotes" are put around the name of discernment ministry, it's a pejorative. Scare quotes in journalism are sometimes called sneer quotes, so you get the idea. Though I post articles …

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Why every woman should be a theologian: The Master’s University Table Talk

The advent of the internet has afforded Christian men and women opportunity to learn from many credible teachers and pastors, and to access a variety of different theological resources. For example, all of Charles Spurgeon's sermons and writings are online. John Owen is online. Pilgrim's Progress is online. John MacArthur's sermons, over 3000 of them, …

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Powers’ work in visual exegesis & Challies’ book “Visual Theology” come with study guides

Even at the beginning, when God ordered the Israelite craftsmen to build the tabernacle, He instructed the men to create objects that were not merely functional, but beautiful. Some of the items were not functional at all, but solely for beauty's sake. Most people enjoy things that are more beautiful rather than less beautiful. Since then, …

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The Power of Music- Baby Moved to Tears as Mom Sings Worship Song

In his book, Real Worship: Playground, Battleground, or Holy Ground? Warren Wiersbe wrote, Music confronts the whole person, mind, heart, and will- and demands some kind of response. Music instructs the minds, inspires the emotions, and challenges the will. ... It should not surprise us that great revival movements, evangelistic campaigns, and political and nationalistic …

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C.S. Lewis: A Trojan horse for bad theology?

There are certain Christian celebrities one becomes aware of who seem untouchable in their status as adored and beloved. These particular celebrities are held in such high regard that it's not often that people actually study their theology to see if they are approved. One of these is Clive Staples Lewis (C. S. Lewis). Early …

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