Thoughts

Titus 2:11-15

For the Grace of God Titus 2:11-15 The Future is now. Cartoons and ads that tried to look at the technological advances of the future. In Jesus’ resurrection, we have a glimpse, or first fruit, of our own future.  So… Read More ›

Titus 2:1-10

The Sound Mind Titus 2:1-10 Sound Teaching (1) Wholesome teaching is plain and clear. Expository preaching, verse by verse best achieves this. Example of bad teaching: NO MORE FISH! Preaching and teaching that is not practical and wholesome is not… Read More ›

Titus 1:10-16

False Teachers Titus 1:10-16 False Teachers (Vs. 10-13a, 14-16) Identifying False Teachers (Vs. 10-11) Those who add some special spirituality to people. Those who are in ministry simple for the money. What kind of people were the Cretans? (Vs. 12-13a)… Read More ›

Titus 2:5-9

The Pastor Titus 1:5-9 N.T. Wright and the bad plane experience – “When the pilot can’t figure out what’s going on, the whole plane is in trouble.” Why a sermon on pastors?  -You, the church, problems, application, What is a… Read More ›

Titus 1:1-4

The following series of posts are the notes I used for a sermon series on the letter to Titus last Summer. I typically use a bare bones outline that helps me recall the direction I want to go without being… Read More ›

Most Read Posts of 2018

We just wanted to send out a message to thank everyone for another wonderful year on our blog.  The following lists show the ten most-read posts this year.  Looking forward to another year of serving and writing! 10. Christian Baptist… Read More ›

Almost back to normal?

At the beginning of December, I finished the last course for my Ph.D.   One-third of the way done with the Ph.D. requirements.  The remaining two is the completion of the oral comprehensive exam in February 2019 and my dissertation.  I… Read More ›