Worth a Look: Denny Burk on Women Preaching; Midwestern is Killing It; Alastair Roberts Comes to Minneapolis

Here are a few things worth a look. Dr. Denny Burk writes an important piece that addresses the complementarian debate surrounding women preaching to the gathered church. Alastair Roberts is coming to Minneapolis for the Theopolis Institute event held at Cities Church. Consider attending! Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary continues to impress. They have hired Dr.…

Congregationalism and the Biblical Theology

Over the years I’ve happily defended the congregational view of church government. The New Testament evidence for this position is, in my mind, clear enough. In my reading of the Bible, congregationalism is the New Testament model when it comes to local church polity. Now, the arguments for congregational government are pretty standard. It seems when…

Are You Improving? Thoughts on Getting Better, Particularly at Preaching

This weekend marked the end of the season for my beloved Kentucky Wildcats. I love watching UK basketball and it was sad to see them lose to the Auburn Tigers. The loss, however, was much easier to take when I heard Duke also lost. A bit of balance was restored to the universe. When I…

Sometimes, Just Stand in Awe of Jesus

Before I preach on Sunday’s, I pray. More often than not, I pray that the Spirit would give us eyes to see great and glorious truths in the Bible and then live in light of what we’ve seen. That is, I do not aim in my preaching to merely help our congregation gain intellectual weight.…