Introduction to Old Testament Prophetic Books, Part 1

In this video below, I give a brief introduction to the prophetic literature of the Old Testament. I discuss briefly what a prophet was, as well as the the ways in which some scholars classify the OT prophets (e.g., “pre-classical” prophets and “classical” prophets). I also chat about the popular division of the prophetic books…

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Sign up for a FREE Preview Class from Eternity Bible College

I am excited to announce two preview classes sponsored by Eternity Bible College. Both of these classes are—drum roll, please—FREE to anyone who signs up! Both of these classes are perfect for small groups, Sunday school classes, and individuals. We will be live-streaming the classes, too. So, no matter where you might live, you will…

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A Prayer for the Church

From the Book of Common Prayer: Gracious Father, we pray for your holy catholic Church. Fill itwith all truth, in all truth with all peace. Where it is corrupt,purify it; where it is in error, direct it; where in any thing it isamiss, reform it. Where it is right, strengthen it; where it is inwant,…

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Top Ten Posts of 2020

I am thankful to the Lord that he continues to open doors for me to teach, write, and share my work online. God is good! Before we step into the New Year, I thought I would share the top ten posts of 2020. If you haven’t done so already, take a few moments to check…

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Should Christians allow their children to believe in Santa Claus?

Every year around this time, the question of Santa Claus tends to come up. Families who seek to raise their children in the faith of Jesus Christ want to spend Christmas focusing on one thing: The arrival of the Savior. They want their children to dedicate their lives to King Jesus without compromise and with…

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Video Resource on the Book of Psalms

Years ago, I remember having a conversation with my grandma. We were talking about scripture and our favorite passages. In the course of that conversation, she made the comment, “There is a lot of comfort to be found in the Psalms.” I was just a young chap when we had this conversation, and since then,…

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Does the Bible Forbid Christians from Drinking Alcohol?

In the latest installment of Practical Theology, we tackle the topic of Christians and alcohol consumption. This is a very controversial question for many Christians, especially for conservative evangelicals of the American variety. Many believers are staunchly opposed to the idea of drinking. In my own tradition (Baptist), a lot of pastors and church folks…

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The Benefit of Studying at Eternity Bible College

I absolutely love my ministry at Eternity Bible College. I have the privilege of teaching students from all over the world. This has proven to be an immense blessing to me. I recently filmed a video talking about our “global classroom” and the benefit it offers our students. Here is a snippet from the transcript:…

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