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from The Good Book Blog
by Nell Sunukjian
September 13, 2012
I wince when I look at the photo. Don and I are standing in the sun with our firstborn son, flanked by Don's elderly grandparents. Grandpa has just lifted up our son toward heaven to give thanks. A...
August 8, 2012
Reading the Bible. It sounds so simple. Just read the Bible every day, or at least read it regularly for nourishment and insight and communication with God.
But how do we do it? In a time when the...
by Joseph H Hellerman
August 26, 2011
Scenario #1: A single mom is in a small group with a first-year seminary student. The young man just completed an introductory course in biblical hermeneutics. During the group's sharing and prayer...
from Talbot Chapels: Spring 2014
by Sean Christensen
April 15, 2014
Sean Christensen looks at Paul's exhortation in Ephesians 4 and encourages his audience to walk worthy of their calling as Paul instructed. He explains that gentleness, humility, and unity are crit...
by Dave Keehn
February 15, 2012
"Biblical Rationale for Youth Ministry in the Old Testament" (Pt. 2 of a 3 part series)
The model established by God through God's people to instill God's Truth within the Next Generation can be d...
by Erik Thoennes
October 3, 2011
Essential vs. Peripheral Doctrine
The ability to discern the relative importance of theological beliefs is vital for effective Christian life and ministry. Both the purity and unity of the church ...
by Jeff Volkmer
April 29, 2011
I am now in my second year as a faculty member at Biola University's Talbot School of Theology. Prior to this, I've spent the last 16 years of my life doing primarily two things: 1) attending three...
April 11, 2011
"I know God's will for your life." When I tell this to my students, they sometimes think this means that I've received a prophetic word from God, and that perhaps I'm about to let them in on the pe...
by Kenneth Berding
May 9, 2012
I recently led a seminar for students at Biola who are studying to become church worship leaders entitled: "Hidden Agendas in Worship Leading." I had them break into groups and discuss what sorts o...
by Gary L McIntosh
May 1, 2012
When a prospective pastor is evaluated, church members wouldn't think about extending a call without first hearing the candidate preach. When church members discuss the strengths and weaknesses of ...