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Kent Anderson: How I Preach

February 16th, 2015| Topic: aBeLOG, How I Preach | 0

Kent Anderson: How I Preach

Kent Anderson: And this is How I Preach …

[Kent Anderson has been in ministry and involved heavily with the field of homiletics for several decades. And he is a charter member of the Evangelical Homiletics Society. Not to mention his enthusiastic activities of authoring and blogging (check out his blog here). He’s been a fixture of preaching in evangelical circles all over Canada, and

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February 11th, 2015| Topic: aBeLOG | 0


Videos of the 2015 Griffith Thomas Lectures at Dallas Seminary (February 3–6, 2015), have been uploaded here. Each of the four lectures is about 40 minutes in length.

February 3: A Vision for Preaching: Importance
February 4: A Vision for Preaching: Impact
February 5: A Vision for Preaching: Implications 1
February 6: A Vision for Preaching: Implications 2

More about the lectures here and here.

Let me know what you think ….

(And a heartfelt thanks for all y’all’s

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February 3rd, 2015| Topic: aBeLOG | 0


Livestream of my Griffith-Thomas Lectures at Dallas Seminary …


Each day, February 3–6, 2015.
At 10:30–11:30 am US Central Time.


On DTS’s livestream site.

More info on the lectures:

See this blogpost.

Hope y’all tune in!

Prayers appreciated!


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February 21st, 2015| Topic: RaMbLeS | 0


Most folks on those long flights across oceans have found solace in the latest music videos, Hollywood blockbusters, favorite TV series, or even just listening to all kinds of music that is available at the punch of a button: on-board entertainment. Others bring their own distractions: books, games, videos, ….

Apparently, also popular are those satellite shots of the aircraft making its way to its destination, invigorating action that is accompanied by spectacular details

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February 14th, 2015| Topic: RaMbLeS | 0


A new study of dog behavior showed that jealousy isn’t a trait unique to humans. Dogs vying for the attention of their owners showcase behaviors that suggest jealousy is a strong motivating factor in these animals! Who knew!

Christine Harris and Caroline Prouvost from the University of California San Diego, in PLOSone last year, published “Jealousy in Dogs.”

Generally, it is held by social scientists that jealousy evolved as a result of threats to relationships. A

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February 7th, 2015| Topic: RaMbLeS | 0


A spectacular find. Sensational, indeed. “Bacchants Riding on Panthers.”

Scholars from Cambridge have pronounced that the rather mysterious, paired, three-foot tall Rothschild Bronzes are actually works of Michelangelo (1475– 1564), making them the only surviving bronzes by the Renaissance maestro, arguably the best sculptor, ever, in marble. Now … bronze!

Victoria Avery, from Cambridge’s Fitzwilliam Museum said:

The project to attribute the bronzes, involving

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Upcoming Speaking Engagements

  • January–May 2015 Spring Semester, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas
  • March 4, 2015 Ockenga Lectures on Preaching, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, Massachusetts
  • April 19, 2015 Faith Bible Church, Edmond, Oklahoma
  • July 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2015 Northwest Bible Church, Dallas, Texas
  • August 9 & 16, 2015 Stonebriar Community Church, Frisco, Texas
  • September 18−20, 2015 Chinese Independent Baptist Church Camp, Mt. Hermon, California
  • October 6−8, 2015 Northcutt Lectures on Preaching, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas

Past Speaking Engagements

  • February 3−6, 2015 Griffith Thomas Lectures, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas
  • January 25, 2015 Crossroads Baptist Church, Woodlands, Texas
  • August–December 2014 Fall Semester, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas
  • December 7, 2014 Bayside Community Church, Tampa, Florida
  • November 19−21, 2014 Presentations, Annual Meeting, Evangelical Theological Society, San Diego, California
  • October 9−11, 2014 Plenary Lectures, Annual Meeting, Evangelical Homiletics Society, Chicago, Illinois
  • October 7−9, 2014 Rom Lectures on Preaching, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois
  • August 24, 2014 Colonial Baptist Church, Cary, North Carolina
  • August 21, 2014 New Student Orientation, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas
  • August 3 & 10, 2014 Stonebriar Community Church, Frisco, Texas
  • July 6, 13, 20, & 27, 2014 Northwest Bible Church, Dallas, Texas
  • May 25, 2014 Immanuel Baptist Church, Madrid, Spain
  • January–May 2014 Spring Semester, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas
  • May 7, 2014 Preaching Seminar, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky
  • March 23, 2014 Stonebriar Community Church, Frisco, Texas

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