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…

Five Views on Interpretation

Stanley Porter and Beth Stovell have compiled essays that present various approaches to the task of interpretation. Though “students and scholars alike struggle to differentiate between the meaning of terms like biblical exegesis, interpretation and hermeneutics,” their book focuses on hermeneutics in reference to biblical interpretation (9–10). Many of the books in this area tend…