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Reg Grant: How I Preach

July 15th, 2014| Topic: aBeLOG, How I Preach | 0

Reg Grant: How I Preach

Reg Grant: And this is How I Preach 

[I’m delighted to showcase my DTS colleague Reg Grant on How I Preach. He is a renaissance man with wide and exotic interests in homiletics, aesthetics, drama, film, literary theory …. So he is a preacher, a media buff, actor, director, and author. And you should see him play the congas! A fun guy to be around, so … y’all have fun!]

Reg Grant Ch

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Genesis is coming ….

July 2nd, 2014| Topic: aBeLOG, Genesis | 2

<em>Genesis</em> is coming ….

We read the Bible to bring divine guidelines for life from Scripture to bear on our lives so that we, the people of God, may be aligned to the will of God, for the glory of God.

But how does this work when you take a “bite-sized” chunk of text—a “pericope”—as you might do in your devotional study, or your pastor might do in the Sunday sermon? What in this slice of Scripture is to be carried over into the life of the Christian?

I have made the claim elsewhere

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Hershael York: How I Preach

June 16th, 2014| Topic: aBeLOG, How I Preach | 3

Hershael York: How I Preach

Hershael York: And this is How I Preach …

[I’m happy to present Hershael on How I Preach. A fellow-member of the Evangelical Homiletics Society, he holds up the fort of preaching at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. As you will see, he’s one cool guy. I’ve enjoyed being around him, most recently teaching a PhD class at Southern last month. Enjoy his wisdom!]

Hershael W. York Victor a

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Fallen!

July 19th, 2014| Topic: RaMbLeS | 4

Fallen!

The Fuente del Ángel Caído (Fountain of the Fallen Angel) stands in a section of Retiro Park in Madrid. It is a monument to … Satan! In a Catholic country!

Created by Ricardo Bellver in 1873, it was bought by Spain and installed in Retiro Park. The pedestal of the statue was designed by Francisco Jareño, who created an octagonal structure with devils on every side chomping vermin and spouting water at the same time. The whole structure, about 20 feet high, is in t

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Aqueduct!

July 12th, 2014| Topic: RaMbLeS | 3

Aqueduct!

Segovia is an ancient city, lying about 60 miles Northeast of Madrid. A great place to wander around and take in a fantastic 10th-century castle (the Alcazar of Segovia) and a grand 15th century Gothic cathedral.

But also fascinating is the Aqueduct of Segovia, a defining feature of the city, that shows up on Segovia’s coat of arms.

It is perhaps the most important Roman civil engineering work in the Iberian peninsula—in fact, one of the best-preserved monuments in

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Land!

July 5th, 2014| Topic: RaMbLeS | 4

Land!

Wrote Ogden Nash (1902–1971), the American poet, thus,
In a poem that he titled “Columbus”:

Once upon a time there was an Italian, And some people thought he was a rapscallion, But he wasn’t offended, Because other people thought he was splendid, And he said the world was round, And everybody made an uncomplimentary sound. … So Columbus said, Somebody show me the sunset and somebody did and he set sail for it,<br

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Upcoming Speaking Engagements

  • July 6, 13, 20, & 27, 2014 Northwest Bible Church, Dallas, Texas
  • August 3 & 10, 2014 Stonebriar Community Church, Frisco, Texas
  • August 24, 2014 Colonial Baptist Church, Cary, North Carolina
  • August–December 2014 Fall Semester, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas
  • October 7−9, 2014 Rom Lectures, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois
  • October 9−11, 2014 Plenary Lectures, Annual Meeting, Evangelical Homiletics Society, Chicago, Illinois
  • November 19−21, 2014 Presentations, Annual Meeting, Evangelical Theological Society, San Diego, California
  • December 7, 2014 Bayside Community Church, Tampa, Florida

Past Speaking Engagements

  • 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
  • February 13, 2014 Chafer Chapel, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas
  • February 10, 2014 Southwestern Christian Fellowship, UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas
  • February 6, 2014 Moody Founder's Week, Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, Illinois
  • January 19, 2014 Stonebriar Community Church, Frisco, Texas
  • January 9, 2014 New Student Orientation, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas
  • December 6, 2013 Sharjah Brethren Assembly, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • December 6, 2013 Redeemer Church of Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • November 30, 2013 Grace Bible Fellowship, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • November 28, 2013 New Life Fellowship, Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • September 1, 2013 Hawthorne Gospel Church, Hawthorne, New Jersey
  • August 4 & 11, 2013 Stonebriar Community Church, Frisco, Texas
  • July 28−August 3, 2013 Dallas Theological Seminary Conference, Mt. Hermon, California
  • June 30, July 7, 14, & 21, 2013 Northwest Bible Church, Dallas, Texas

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