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Sermon Download: The Church’s Greatest Need

This past Sunday I had the opportunity to fill the pulpit while our pastor was away. I used the opportunity to encourage the church with respect to “one-another” ministry. Years ago I did a blog post on this topic: the importance the New Testament places on all the “one-another” commands. I took my earlier post […]

Bob’s Best Books of 2014

Another year has passed and that means it is time to post my “Bob’s best books” list! This will be my sixth annual post of listing the top books I read or reviewed in the past year. The following titles represent the very best of the books I read or reviewed in 2014. If you […]

Sunday Evening Services: Helpful or Not Helpful?

“I Want to Be More than a Sunday-Go-To-Meeting-Christian,” says an old-time song. For many, that means we take pride in attending church every time the doors are open. Some church traditions have a mid-week service and others have a Sunday evening service, with many having both. These, of course, are in addition to the Sunday […]

Michael Kruger Responds to Newsweek’s “Desperate Swipe at the Integrity of the Bible”

Predictably, a major US magazine published a popular criticism of the Bible just in time for a biblical holiday. But the recent Newsweek cover article by Kurt Eichenwald, entitled “The Bible: So Misunderstood It’s a Sin,” is making waves for how ferocious and misguided its criticism actually is. Evangelical scholar, Michael J. Kruger took issue with […]