Asking the right questions when the Bible answers questions we aren’t asking (and ignores the ones we are)

One issue that often surfaces when interpreting passages of the Bible is the desire to expect answers to questions that the text isn’t asking. Without

Explanation, application & mention of Jesus

The other day I wrote a post about what constitutes a competent sermon. You can read that post here. Essentially, I said a competent sermon

The essentials of a competent sermon

I was chatting with somebody recently about what makes a good sermon. I have had similar conversations over the years with different people. To some

Complementarianism, the regulative principle holding for all of life & how we undermine our own principle

If you’re a regulative principle type – that is, you think God ultimately determines how he is to be worshipped – you will likely have

Want to be more engaging? Ask more questions

On the first Sunday of each month, we have our all-age service. This usually means the kids stay in for the sermon and everything pays

How can we hear a sermon well?

There are lots of things written and said about preaching well. Some of them are even on this blog. But what does it mean to

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