Thoughts

A theology of preaching.

The following is an outline of our proclamation course for Faith Bible Institute. The outline is based on a book by Peter Adams, “Speaking God’s Word.” Proclamation outline outline God has spoken, It was written, preach the word. This book… Read More ›

Titus 3:8-15

Good Works and Hazards Titus 3:8-15 Good works (3:8) Forgotten sermons and forgotten meals illustration (Affirm constantly) Eph. 2, 8-10, “8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:… Read More ›

Titus 3:1-7

Abundant Regeneration & Renewing Titus 3:1-7 Born Again Not by your works.  Notice, this passage talks about good works.  We are supposed to do right and think right. But, that is not enough to save us.   We were to… Read More ›

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 ›