Tag: Seminary

Kierkegaard’s Warning for Young Theologians

For the young theologian (and we are all theologians) Would-be theologians…must be on their guard lest by beginning too soon…

When You’re Theologizing

If you are trying to wrap your head around God, what I suggest the first things to do is to…

When God Shines In All That’s Fair

One of the most formative statements I’ve ever heard came from a class I took from Richard Mouw at Fuller…

My Transition Point- Seminary

This year has brought many different transition points for me.  One of the big transition points is a move from…

When Being Christian Requires A Secret Password

Have you ever noticed that sometimes you need to say the right password to Christians you might meet out and…

The Danger of Reading the Bible

Something I have learned this past year in seminary: Bible Study is tough work. When Martin Luther broke from the…

Lost in the Greek Translation

The past year has taken me through the ups and downs of learning a foreign, dead language.  I have been…

When It’s Easier to Stop Thinking

Seminary is tough. I don’t mean just the assignments, tests, papers, and other work.  I mean the work of actually…

Knowledge of the Heart

“The knowledge of the Bible, so necessary in a preacher, is not a purely intellectual knowledge; it is, as Calvin…

Further Thoughts on Seminary

To continue on my recent musings about being in seminary, I suppose that it is possible to lose one’s faith…

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