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Matt Damico

Part 3 – Worthy of double honor | Expository advocating

  Editors note: Read also part 1 and part 2 of this series Participate In Ephesians 4, Paul tells us that God gave to the church, among other things, “shepherds and teachers.” Shepherds and teachers is simply another way of saying “pastors.” Paul is saying that your pastor is actually a gift from God. He’s…

Part 2 – Worthy of double honor | Expository advocating

  Editors note: Find Part one of this series here.  Prepare  The last thing a pastor or preacher wants to think is that he is the only one prepared for Sunday morning. That doesn’t mean you need to write your own sermon during the week, but you might be surprised how much more you get…

It’s not about you: leading worship and loving others

  In December of 2001, I was playing trumpet at a Christmas concert with my high school jazz band. The song was “Silent Night,” which featured a lengthy trombone solo. We played a lot of trombone features, as our band boasted an exceptionally talented trombonist. As a high schooler, this guy subbed with the Minnesota…

Finals week, first things and unfavorable times

  “Seminary is so busy,” we’ve all said. Work, family, school, church and everything else presses for our time. As a student, this never feels more true than finals week. But as soon as finals are over, the narrative goes, then we’ll get things back in order, then we’ll make up for the neglect we’ve…

Inerrancy: a modern definition of an historic view

  EDITOR’S NOTE: Below, R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Joseph Emerson Brown Professor of Christian Theology, discusses the new book, Five Views on Biblical Inerrancy, to which he contributed, with Towers book review editor Matt Damico. MD: Why is this book necessary? RAM: Well, on the one hand,…

The journey into the ‘interpretive perspective’ of the biblical authors: A conversation with Dr. James M. Hamilton Jr.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Below, James M. Hamilton Jr., associate professor of biblical theology at Southern Seminary, discusses his new book, What Is Biblical Theology?, with Towers book review editor Matt Damico. A brief review of the book can be found here.    MD: Why did you write this book? JH: I wrote the book because I…

Finals week, first things and unfavorable times

“Seminary is so busy,” we’ve all said. Work, family, school, church and everything else presses for our time. As a student, this never feels more true than finals week. But as soon as finals are over, the narrative goes, then we’ll get things back in order, then we’ll make up for the neglect we’ve shown…

Sex, Scripture and the glory of God: Denny Burk discusses the meaning of sex

EDITOR’S NOTE: Denny Burk, associate professor of biblical studies and ethics at Boyce College, and associate pastor at Kenwood Baptist Church in Louisville, Ky., discusses his new book, What Is the Meaning of Sex?, with Towers book review editor, Matt Damico. A brief review of the book appears at the Southern Blog: here.   MD: Why…