Ezekiel 15: A Rhetorical-Critical Biblical Study

26 Jan

For anyone attempting to study the Old Testament book of Ezekiel, this is a very difficult endeavor indeed. In this study, I’ve made use of the disciplines of narratology and rhetorical criticism of a fairly short chapter in the book … Read More »

Ezekiel Chapter 15: A Narrative Sermon and Critical Evaluation

26 Jan

This paper is an example of how to construct a narrative sermon based on a prophetic text, that of Ezekiel 15. It begins by exploring the hoped-for outcomes of the sermon, then proceeds to give the narrative sermon as a … Read More »

Exploring the Old Testament Book of Ezekiel

26 Jan

If you’ve ever tried to study the Old Testament book of Ezekiel, then you know that this is a very difficult-to-understand, and much-misunderstood prophetic book. In order to help you begin to unpack what’s actually going on in the book … Read More »

Missional Church Planting Vision & Values

26 Jan

Introduction The inspiration for many church plants grows oftentimes out of a desire to incorporate biblical values relating to evangelism, mission and giftedness. The underlying value behind all of this is the notion that for every believer, being evangelistic and … Read More »

Creating and Implementing Mission, Vision and Values Statements

26 Jan

Oftentimes those involved in ministry and church leadership speak of the pressing need to developing and implement three critical aspects of ministry: mission and vision statements, and core values. There’s also seemingly a pressing need to develop goals and strategies … Read More »

Welcome to the Preacher’s Forum

16 Sep

The aim of the Preacher’s Forum is to explore dialogue related to the future of preaching in an increasingly postmodern context. There are specifically two “streams” of thought related to preaching today: the first involves addressing the changes that preaching … Read More »