What makes for good preaching? What qualities and characteristics set one sermon apart from countless others? Paul urges his friends to pray for two things - boldness and clarity. One who declares the word of God speaks not in his own authority,...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Our Adult Sunday School class focused recently on the obedience of Christ, including the active obedience of Christ. This reminded me of an article that I wrote earlier for our denominational magazine, New Horizons. This stream of consciousness...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Over the recent months I've been greatly edified by the ministry of Dr. John Carrick. Dr. Carrick teaches homiletics at Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in South Carolina. He kindly came to Sheboygan in the fall for our Reformation...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Dr. John CarrickB.A., Oxford University, 1973; Certificate in Education, Oxford University, 1974; M.A., Oxford University, 1978; London Theological Seminary, 1978-1980;...
With much thanks to Troy, we now have my blog mirrored on our church website. It occurs to me that this medium - like so many others in God's creation - contains great potential for either profound good or for real harm to the soul. The original...[ abbreviated | read entire ]