Monthly Archives: October 2013

Review: Embracing Shared Ministry

Hellerman, Joseph. Embracing Shared Ministry: Power and Status in the Early Church and Why it Matters Today. Kregel Ministry, 2013. This book should be read by every Christian leader: pastor, elder, deacon, etc. It will challenge each of us as … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical studies, Ministry, New Testament, Pastoral Formation | 1 Comment

Comfort in tribulation

Where do we flee to receive comfort in times of tribulation, suffering of the soul? Many times we are directed inward. But realistically that can be a dead end. If I am struggling with sin, temptation, despair, then my inner … Continue reading

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HCSB Reading God’s Story

I have been using this resource for several months for daily devotional reading of the Bible. I like many aspects of it. The amount of reading per day is reasonable, following a chronological approach to Biblical events. I will not … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Reflection

Inconsistent use of Yahweh

Another Call to Review HCSB and God’s Name As I have been reading through HCSB for daily devotions I have discovered even more instances about the inconsistent use of Yahweh rather than LORD (or vice versa). In the Introduction to … Continue reading

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