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  • The Distinct Obligations of a University Pastor

    The Distinct Obligations of the University Pastor Youth Pastor, Young Adults Pastor, College Pastor, Campus Minister, and University Chaplain, these are the titles most frequently utilized to cover the branch of ministry in which undergraduate students may be typically located. However, there is little consideration of the varying undergraduate contexts that such a pastoral positionContinue reading “The Distinct Obligations of a University Pastor”

  • Thinking Through Turbulent Times

    https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-rk68q-11bc313 In this episode on the In Step With God Podcast Doctors Matthew Wilson, Ben Voth, and Steve Long return to discuss the ongoing situation in Ukraine and Russia. I’m very thankful for the wisdom and information they brought to the table and am excited for the next few episodes digging into some particular componentsContinue reading “Thinking Through Turbulent Times”

  • Contemplating Charles Spurgeon

    Originally submitted to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary by the Author for the completion of an assignment.  Charles Haddon Spurgeon colloquially referred to as the “Prince of Preachers”, is an individual who needs little introduction. Head of a great number of organizations, including the Pastors College where he delivered the lectures recorded in Lectures to myContinue reading “Contemplating Charles Spurgeon”

  • Scripture, Holiness, and Ritual

    This is a synthesis of my observations emanating from the contemplation of numerous texts over the past 12 months. The Foundation of Faith: Scriptures to be considered: 1 Corinthians 15; 2 Peter 1:1-4; Romans 8:1-11 The Death and Resurrection of Christ is the foundation of the Christian Religion. The task of the Disciple is notContinue reading “Scripture, Holiness, and Ritual”

5 Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowledge, 6 and in your knowledge, self-control, and in your self-control, perseverance, and in your perseverance, godliness, 7 and in your godliness, brotherly kindness, and in your brotherly kindness, love. 8 For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they render you neither useless nor unfruitful in the true knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. 9 For he who lacks these qualities is blind or short-sighted, having forgotten his purification from his former sins.

 New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (La Habra, CA: The Lockman Foundation, 1995), 2 Pe 1:5–9.

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