Book Review: The Pastor as Public Theologian

Nate PickowiczBook Reviews, Christianity1 Comment

remember getting into a theological discussion with a pastor one time, and at the end of our kerfuffle, he looked at me and asked, “If you had the choice, would you rather pastor a church or teach in a seminary?” I’ll never forget his puzzled look when I responded, “Pastor a church.” Because of my intrigue with theological discourse, he simply assumed that standing in front of a group of budding seminarians would best suit me, and couldn’t fathom why I would want to do the messy, non-glamorous work of pastoral ministry. For many today, the general assumption is that brainy, theologically-minded scholars belong in the academy, while rugged, servant-oriented pastors belong in the churches. However, this distinction is a … Read More

The Daily Discovery (July 13, 2016)

Landon ChapmanThe Daily Discovery0 Comments

ARTICLES I LIKE FROM AROUND THE WEB: (Click title to go to full article) Owen Strachan Resigns as CBMW President – “Owen Strachan announced his resignation as president of The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood at a meeting of the organization’s board of directors in early June. Strachan has served as CBMW president for more than two years, and as executive director for two years prior to that. He began to consider and pray about his future with the organization last fall, and decided earlier this spring to step away after CBMW’s T4G Pre-Conference. He will continue to serve CBMW as a senior fellow.” A Three-Fold Case for Premillennialism – “‘Whoa, did he just say that?’ Sometimes a futuristic premillennialist with … Read More