Rise of The Servant Kings Review

In Rise of the Servant Kings Ken Harrison offers the Christian world an immense tool for the reclaiming of Biblical Manhood and Husbandhood. It is filled with visceral stories of real-life that teach equally visceral lessons about the struggles of the modern man with his created purpose and nature. Filled to the brim with solidContinue reading “Rise of The Servant Kings Review”

5 Reflections on the Great Divorce

In my participation with Southern Methodist University’s Center For Faith and Learning, as a second year Faith and Learning Scholar, I read, discussed, reflected, and ruminated upon C. S. Lewis’ “The Great Divorce”. What follows beyond this brief introduction are 5 thoughts with accompanying commentary that capture my reflections on The Great Divorce. Thought 1:Continue reading “5 Reflections on the Great Divorce”

Apologetics and Spiritual Formation

This topic has been something that I have wrestled with for 10 months at this point. From November of 2020 through September of 2021. Apologetics has been near and dear to my heart practically since the beginning of my pursuit of Christ at the age of 16. The field of apologetics has been intimately involvedContinue reading “Apologetics and Spiritual Formation”

Suggested Literature: Studying Mark

Hearing the Whole Story by Richard Horsley The Liberated Gospel by Gilbert Bilezikian Sowing the Gospel by Mary Ann Tolbert Mark: An Introduction and Study Guide by Abraham W. Smith Thomas C. Oden, “Jesus Before The Sanhedrin”, in Ancient Christian Commentary On Scripture: Mark, Second. Thomas C. Oden, (Intervarsity Press, 07-08-2005). Smith, S., 1995. AContinue reading “Suggested Literature: Studying Mark”

Richard Horsley and Markhan Scholarship

As I begin working on a short apologetics commentary on Mark 1:1-13, I thought it important to supply some essays which address various elements of the Scholarship that the Commentary is supported by. This essay/book summary was composed for the 7302 course on Koine Greek at Perkins Theological Seminary. JT MartinGR 7302Dr. Abraham Smith10/15/2020 Dr.Continue reading “Richard Horsley and Markhan Scholarship”

On Latter Day Saints: A Reflection

On the weekend of September 11th 2021, I was fortunate enough to attend the Unapologetic Evangelism Conference put on by the Texas Baptists and hosted by Woodridge Baptist Church. While there I was able to learn several new things on which other entires will be written, but this entry is focused on what I haveContinue reading “On Latter Day Saints: A Reflection”

Grace and Sin in the pursuit of Christian Uniformity

Let me first begin by admitting that what follows is purely from my own mind, in the sense that this is a reflection and attempt to express an explanation for the inner workings of my own mental processes on the topic at hand. While there may be literature on the topic I am not intentionallyContinue reading “Grace and Sin in the pursuit of Christian Uniformity”

Discipleship In a Post-Modern Context

Let me begin from the outset of this article by saying that this is by no means the law of the land when it comes to the topic. These are some thoughts and reflections after having discipled my peers and younger students for 3 years in a college and high school context. 1. Discipleship isContinue reading “Discipleship In a Post-Modern Context”

Kamala Harris and the Jezebel Comparison

 In recent weeks I have seen a comparison between Jezebel (arguably the most evil Character in Scripture aside from Satan) and Kamala Harris floating around. What follows is my best attempt to fairly, and scripturally examine this comparison, and the perspective we ought to have about looking up to political leaders in our world.  1.Continue reading “Kamala Harris and the Jezebel Comparison”

Review of J.I. Packer\'s Knowing God Chapter 1

Title: The Study of God Purpose: To provide a basic understanding of the concepts and themes to be explored within the rest of the book The principle warning: \”Disregard the study of God, and you sentence yourself to stumble and blunder through life blindfolded, as it were, with no sense of direction and no understandingContinue reading “Review of J.I. Packer\'s Knowing God Chapter 1”