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Where Should I Train for Ministry?

Where Should I Train for Ministry?

I just posted the following in a Facebook group composed largely by pastors who graduated from KJV-Only institutions. One asked which schools group members would recommend for a youth pastor. I jotted out some thoughts I’ve been wanting to send to the KJV-Only...

Edifying Words on Gender and on Civility

Edifying words from theologian Alastair Roberts: Much of the discourse on gender issues in all quarters has pitted men and women against each other, treating men and women chiefly as competitors or opponents, rather than as loving collaborators. Our differences, I am...

Wow. Just Wow.

Wow—from an evangelical literary review that looks promising: I’m wondering if perhaps “fundies” have advantage in our emerging justice culture that others don’t have. Fundies grew up knowing that what they watched and where they went had moral importance. Fundies...

A Few Lessons I Learned about Learning

I recently had occasion to reflect on what I concluded about teaching from my own years sitting under it. As I enter more teaching roles, I have to ask myself, “What makes for good learning?” Learning is ultimately a mystery, because so little of what I do, so little...

Endorsements for Authorized

My new book is out in all major print and digital formats. Order now at Amazon Order now at Logos Check out reviews at Goodreads. I've been trying to pick a moment when it was "born"... Was it when my favorite seminary professor said, "You prefer the Textus Receptus?...

Condoms and Consent

Condoms and Consent

Mark Regnerus in Public Discourse: Saying that it’s all on men to change their behavior may signal progressive virtue online, but it will do little to diminish real-life grief. The realities of sexual exchange will not disappear and cannot be eviscerated by fiat or...

Thanks for Praying

Thanks for Praying

I talked with John McWhorter this morning for about 45 minutes to record an episode of Lexicon Valley focused on my new book, Authorized: The Use and Misuse of the King James Bible. I'm an even bigger fan of the guy after this experience; I'm still both shocked and...

Two Pieces of Podcast News

I recently talked to Isaac Dagneau of Back to the Bible Canada's InDoubt podcast about English Bible Translations. Give a listen! I'd like to ask something I never have: would some of you, blog audience, be willing to pray just once for me as I go on another podcast...

My Room off the Hallway of Christianity

C.S. Lewis writes in his intro to his world-famous book, Mere Christianity, I hope no reader will suppose that ‘mere’ Christianity is here put forward as an alternative to the creeds of the existing communions—as if a man could adopt it in preference to...

I Got Translated into German!

An article I wrote for Logos Talk got translated into German by Evangelium21. May the Lord use my tiny little drop in the Internet ocean for his glory.