Several weeks ago, I had the opportunity to deliver an installation charge. The charge was aimed at reminding the elders of their role as shepherds, exhorting the elders (and the church) to fulfill their calling, and encouraging the elders with the grandeur of the office.
God’s word is understandable. It is expected to be trusted in, defended, proclaimed, and nourishing to those to read it in faith.
Scripture is understandable, near, and obeyable.
Here are eighteen specifications on how we should study theology.
Charles Spurgeon preached at least 14 sermons about the New Year in his 38 years at the Metropolitan Tabernacle. Though many themes arise in his comments, belief is as pervasive as any.
Academic prowess and a devotional posture ought not be detached from one another. In chapel services, thinking and feeling meld together.
To be free from self-reflection and consumed with the glory of the preaching moment is a gift of God.