If systematic theology is derivative of biblical theology, then pastoral theology is derivative of systematic theology.
I was privileged to serve with Jim Boice for five years at Tenth Presbyterian until his sudden death from liver cancer in 2000.
Does the gospel of Jesus Christ have anything to say regarding how we’re to understand race?
The church is lodged in that precarious place of ambiguity and tension between these two ages, and it must live there until Jesus returns, relying only on the Word and Spirit.
In light of what Scripture says about preachers and preaching, who would want to argue that an expository approach to preaching is anything less than a necessity?
Many sermons intend to be expositional, yet fall somewhat short.
Every Christian is meant to be a theologian in the best and most intimate sense of the word.
The glory of God is the goal of all of life, isn’t it? Is there a goal in preaching that is unique to preaching?
Whenever anything is substituted for the preaching of the Word, God’s authority is usurped.
Where are these Emergent guys getting this stuff? Where do their ideas come from?
If I want a Christianity that is authentic, real, textured, and alive, can I possibly have that within the narrow constraints of a structured system of doctrine?
These two lessons have impressed themselves upon me already concerning the preparation of expositional sermon series on a schedule.