How To Read the Bible (I’m Not Being Snarky!)

The last post in this series of posts on hermeneutics was titled: How to Read Your Bible (or How You Actually Read the Bible), I must admit that that the title was a bit snarky. You probably thought I was going to tell you about ways to read your bible but I fooled you and showedContinue reading “How To Read the Bible (I’m Not Being Snarky!)”

That’s Not in the Text!!!

Recently I have been doing some thinking about how our contexts affect our reading of Scripture. In doing my own little case study of how this plays out in “real life” I came across three different interpretations of Luke 15:11-32: one by Donald Juel, one by N.T. Wright, and finally one by Allan Powell. ThisContinue reading “That’s Not in the Text!!!”

Preaching in the Tradition of Jonathan Edwards

My hope in writing this post is that you would be encouraged to learn about preaching from one of the greatest American (British!) preachers that ever lived…. As you know I am very interested in the theology of Jonathan Edwards. Over my career as a student at Fuller I have written many papers on JonathanContinue reading “Preaching in the Tradition of Jonathan Edwards”

Organizing My Sermon Thoughts (Pt. 3)

Hey fellow preachers and teachers. For a third time I thought it would be cool to let you in on how I organize my thoughts in preparing a sermon. I usually pray, approach the text, pray more, read again, pray, outline main ideas, form a rough outline, pray, then write out the sermon verbatim. IContinue reading “Organizing My Sermon Thoughts (Pt. 3)”

Organizing My Sermon Thoughts (Pt. 2)

Hey fellow preachers and teachers. Once again I thought it would be cool to let you in on how I organize my thoughts in preparing a sermon. I usually pray, approach the text, pray more, read again, pray, outline main ideas, form a rough outline, pray, then write out the sermon verbatim. I want toContinue reading “Organizing My Sermon Thoughts (Pt. 2)”

The Debate Over Inerrancy: Comparing B.B. Warfield and Harold Lindsell – Part 9: Links & Bibliography

For those of you who are interested in reading this as a cohesive whole here are the links in order…. Part 1 – Introduction https://cwoznicki.wordpress.com/2012/08/02/the-debate-over-inerrancy-comparing-b-b-warfield-and-harold-lindsell-part-1-introduction/ Part 2 – B.B. Warfield https://cwoznicki.wordpress.com/2012/08/02/the-debate-over-inerrancy-comparing-b-b-warfield-and-harold-lindsell-part-2-b-b-warfield/ Part 3 – Harold Lindsell https://cwoznicki.wordpress.com/2012/08/03/the-debate-over-inerrancy-comparing-b-b-warfield-and-harold-lindsell-part-3-harold-lindsell/ Part 4 – The Briggs Heresy Trial https://cwoznicki.wordpress.com/2012/08/05/the-debate-over-inerrancy-comparing-b-b-warfield-and-harold-lindsell-part-4-the-briggs-heresy-trial/ Part 5 – Fuller Seminary https://cwoznicki.wordpress.com/2012/08/06/the-debate-over-inerrancy-comparing-b-b-warfield-and-harold-lindsell-part-5-fuller-seminary/ Part 6 – SimilaritiesContinue reading “The Debate Over Inerrancy: Comparing B.B. Warfield and Harold Lindsell – Part 9: Links & Bibliography”

The Debate Over Inerrancy: Comparing B.B. Warfield and Harold Lindsell – Part 8: The Battles – Conclusion

If you are an Evangelical Christian (or you know any) then you know how divisive the debate over the inerrancy of scripture can be. However you might not know that every generation this battle comes up over and over again. In this blog series we will be taking a look at two iterations of thisContinue reading “The Debate Over Inerrancy: Comparing B.B. Warfield and Harold Lindsell – Part 8: The Battles – Conclusion”

The Debate Over Inerrancy: Comparing B.B. Warfield and Harold Lindsell – Part 7: The Battles – Differences

If you are an Evangelical Christian (or you know any) then you know how divisive the debate over the inerrancy of scripture can be. However you might not know that every generation this battle comes up over and over again. In this blog series we will be taking a look at two iterations of thisContinue reading “The Debate Over Inerrancy: Comparing B.B. Warfield and Harold Lindsell – Part 7: The Battles – Differences”

The Debate Over Inerrancy: Comparing B.B. Warfield and Harold Lindsell – Part 6: The Battles – Similarities

If you are an Evangelical Christian (or you know any) then you know how divisive the debate over the inerrancy of scripture can be. However you might not know that every generation this battle comes up over and over again. In this blog series we will be taking a look at to iterations of thisContinue reading “The Debate Over Inerrancy: Comparing B.B. Warfield and Harold Lindsell – Part 6: The Battles – Similarities”

The Debate Over Inerrancy: Comparing B.B. Warfield and Harold Lindsell – Part 5: Fuller Seminary

If you are an Evangelical Christian (or you know any) then you know how divisive the debate over the inerrancy of scripture can be. However you might not know that every generation this battle comes up over and over again. In this blog series we will be taking a look at to iterations of thisContinue reading “The Debate Over Inerrancy: Comparing B.B. Warfield and Harold Lindsell – Part 5: Fuller Seminary”