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The Proclamation of the Church: Part 1 :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

The Proclamation of the Church: Part 1 :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Joel 2:28-29, John 16:5-15, Acts 1:8, Acts 2:17-18, Acts 2:24-36 Summary: This message gives a survey of the events leading up to Pentecost and the command from the Lord Jesus to preach the Gospel to everyone. This is an adaptation of a message from the 1995 edition of the Zondervan’s Pastor’s Annual. It needed no […]

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Amos Yong: Renewing the Church by the Spirit

Amos Yong: Renewing the Church by the Spirit

Amos Yong, Renewing the Church by the Spirit: Theological Education After Pentecost, Theological Education Between the Times (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2020), 167 pages, ISBN 9780802878403. Renewing the Church by the Spirit: Theological Education After Pentecost by Dr. Amos Yong is part of the series entitled “Theological Education Between the Times” […]

A New Wind Blows for the Early Jewish Church

A New Wind Blows for the Early Jewish Church

Who is Corneleus? What does Peter’s vision mean? Why is Acts 10 so important? These are some of the pressing questions we ask in this episode. Read more about Professor Shir HEREYou will want to check out this newly released class HEREOr go ba…

Revealed in the Upper Room: The Church :: By Paul J. Scharf

Revealed in the Upper Room: The Church :: By Paul J. Scharf

As we’ve entered into Palm Sunday and Passion Week, it is appropriate that we focus our attention on the discourse that Jesus gave His disciples in the Upper Room—most of it after Judas left (John 13:30)—on the night before His death. I asserted in the previous installment that Jesus took this opportunity to reveal many […]

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10 Reasons I Would Seek to Raise Up Staff within My Church

10 Reasons I Would Seek to Raise Up Staff within My Church

More and more churches are deciding to raise up staff from within their congregation. While I wondered about that direction when it first began to gain steam, I have come to see the value of it. Here are 10 reasons I encourage you to consider this opti…

Acts 15: Are Gentiles Allowed in the Church?

Acts 15: Are Gentiles Allowed in the Church?

How is the message about a God who made covenants with a particular people in a particular land move into the gentile world? This was a perplexing issue for the early church, and the early Jewish leaders used the book of Leviticus to help solv…

10 Reasons I Would Seek to Raise Up Staff within My Church

10 Reasons I Would Seek to Raise Up Staff within My Church

More and more churches are deciding to raise up staff from within their congregation. While I wondered about that direction when it first began to gain steam, I have come to see the value of it. Here are 10 reasons I encourage you to consider this opti…