Systematic Theology

Systematic Theology

Stretching the Mind

I must confess I didn’t read nearly as much as I hoped last year. I only made my way through 9 books. If I include books read for MRT, WRT, and sermon prep, that number jumps up to a more respectable 19 books throughout the year. But books for personal growth and development as a Christian, I didn’t get through a whole lot. I suppose I could list a myriad of excuses as to…

Lecturing @ Grace Bible Academy, Kolkata

At the invitation of Pastor Roy, I’ll be in Kolkata from Monday, 25 August to Friday, 29 August to lecture at Grace Bible Academy, which is a Bible College preparing local Indian pastors for ministry. I’ve known Pastor Roy for about 10 years, although we haven’t been able to meet face to face all that often. Since last year, our church has officially been supporting his…

The Goodness of God

The LORD is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in Him. – Nahum 1:7 The word “God” that we use in English meant in its Saxon original “the good”. God alone is the best and greatest of all beings. And all the goodness that is in creation is because God Himself has imparted it to His creation. Goodness is a part of God’s essential nature. The…