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For those interested in some of the esoterics (!) of preaching, here are two recent articles (as downloadable pdfs) published in Dallas Seminary’s journal, Bibliotheca Sacra.
(Two more articles to follow in subsequent issues of BibSac.)
These articles are derived from the Griffith-Thomas Lectures (2015) delivered at Dallas Seminary. For videos of these, see here.
God sovereignly works to bless his children, as they work responsibly, even in adverse conditions.
A change of mind for Jacob comes with the birth of Joseph (30:25); he desires to return to his homeland. It was probably the entire sequence of events—especially the futile machinations of the female “Jacob,” Rachel, until she surrendered and then was remembered by God—that brought Jacob to his senses. It was time to make some amends; it was time to go home. Later
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That was my breakfast view in Athens a couple of months ago: the Acropolis, a rocky outcrop overlooking the city and bearing several ancient temples—the Parthenon (on the left) and the Erechtheion (on the right).
Appropriately built on the highest point of the capital (Ἀκρόπολις, Acropolis, from ἄκρον, akron = “extremity”; and from πόλις, polis = “city”), such temples, found upon “acropolis-es” in many other Greek cities
Last week was a pretty dark one in American history.
We live in an age of anxiety, fear, and reactionism. People get shot by police and police get shot by people. The latter event happened here in Dallas.
Things are toxic with all this back-to-back violence. And our leaders seem loathe to (or incapable of) doing anything constructive, or saying anything sensible.
[An appropriate season for a sermon series on Judges, it appears (more about that here).]
But one thing struck
Park Seo-yeon is known as “The Diva.” She’s solved the problem of eating alone—apparently no fun for her.
So she went ahead and decided to eat dinner with a computer for a “guest.” No, this isn’t some weird affliction that has beset the South Korean lady. She is part of a new cultural phenomenon called “muk-bang” (먹방), literally “eating broadcast”!
In South Korea—one of the most wired and connected of nations in the world—Park and other “muk-bangers”
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Upcoming Speaking Engagements
- July 10, 17, 24, & 31, 2016 Northwest Bible Church, Dallas, Texas
- July 25−30, 2016 Dallas Seminary Conference, Mt. Hermon, California
- August 7 & 14, 2016 Stonebriar Community Church, Frisco, Texas
- August 25, 2016 New Student Orientation, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas
- September 6, 2016 Chafer Chapel, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas
- October 20, 2016 Shepherds National Church Leaders’ Conference, Colonial Baptist Church, Cary, North Carolina
- March 24−26, 2017 Dallas Seminary President's Weekend, T Bar M Ranch, New Braunfels, Texas
Past Speaking Engagements
- June 12, 2016 Colonial Baptist Church, Cary, North Carolina
- June 5, 2016 The Chapel in the Oaks, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
- March 27, 2016 Crystal Church of Dallas, Carrollton, Texas
- March 12, 2016 Plenary Lecture, Midwest Regional Conference, Evangelical Theological Society, Grand Rapids, Michigan
- February 14, 2016 Crossway Marthoma Church, Richardson, Texas
- January 7, 2016 New Student Orientation, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas
- November 7, 2015 Keynote Presentation, Faculty & Students Gathering, Dallas Theological Seminary–Houston, Houston, Texas
- October 21, 2015 Shepherds National Church Leaders’ Conference, Colonial Baptist Church, Cary, North Carolina
- October 6−8, 2015 Northcutt Lectures on Preaching, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas
- September 18−20, 2015 Chinese Independent Baptist Church Camp, Mt. Hermon, California
- August 20, 2015 New Student Orientation, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas
- August 9 & 16, 2015 Stonebriar Community Church, Frisco, Texas
- July 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2015 Northwest Bible Church, Dallas, Texas