Category: Education

From “Scope” to “Microscope”: An Approach to Bible Study

As you might be able to tell from my previous post, my approach to Bible study does not take a path that is conventional by any means in most evangelical churches. Many of us are used to the “topical” method where we decide on…

Hermeneutics: The Antagonist and the Goal

The word “hermeneutics” is derived from the Greek word that means “to interpret.” It the science and art of interpretation, with its own set of rules and principles. You may not realize it but you use hermeneutics every day. When you read your favorite…

Confession of an Intellectualist

I was on a social media site recently and ran across this very honest confession. Over the past few years Ive read more theology books than most, Ive read my Bible and commentaries, Ive sought after strong churches and attended intense discipleship classes. Ive…

Bible Reading For Change

I have tried multiple different schedules/methods for daily Bible reading. Everything from the good-ole fashion “1 Chapter from Old, 1 Chapter from New” each day (left me feeling a little famished) to the very ambitious Dr. Horner’s Bible Reading System. Here’s an article that…

G. K. Beale on Biblical Theology and Its Prescriptive Element

This is an excerpt from G. K. Beale’s A New Testament Biblical Theology: The Unfolding of the Old Testament in the New. He is speaking about the development of biblical theologies and their relationship to the Christian life: A proper understanding and development of OT and NT…