The latest enrollee at RBS

I thought it would be this upcoming fall … but it’s this spring term instead You’re reading from the latest enrollee at Reformed Baptist Seminary, where I’ll be doing the Marrow of Theology program. My chosen focus is the “Emphasis on Systematic Theology”. Haven’t entirely figured out what electives I’ll take, but I have [some] […]


While I’m cautious of the over-valuing of a “seminary education” … I also recognize their great value (when used properly). So much so … I’m looking to begin a seminary program next fall.

Proverbs 18:17 (NRSV)

The one who first states a case seems right: Until the other comes and cross-examines. Text from the NRSV Images are free to share as you like

[more] How to study the Bible – PROIA

7 years ago, I wrote a post on studying the Bible (itself a follow-up to another previous post). Today, as part of an ongoing series of sessions several of the life group leaders (including myself) have been having with one of pastors on improving/learning how to not only study the Bible, but lead others in […]

Christ fulfilled even the smallest details

In my recent regular reading through the Old Testament, I’ve been in Everyone’s Favorite Book™: Leviticus. The last time I read through Leviticus was probably 20 years ago. And wow! I had no idea how much I had never noticed before! Here’s one that jumped out at me like a giant, flashing neon sign. Lots […]

Malachi 4 (ASV)

{Malachi 3} For, behold, the day cometh, it burneth as a furnace; and all the proud, and all that work wickedness, shall be stubble; and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith Jehovah of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch. But unto you that fear my name shall the […]

Malachi 3 (ASV)

{Malachi 2} Behold, I send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, will suddenly come to his temple; and the messenger of the covenant, whom ye desire, behold, he cometh, saith Jehovah of hosts. But who can abide the day of his coming? and who shall […]

Malachi 2 (ASV)

{Malachi 1} And now, O ye priests, this commandment is for you. If ye will not hear, and if ye will not lay it to heart, to give glory unto my name, saith Jehovah of hosts, then will I send the curse upon you, and I will curse your blessings; yea, I have cursed them […]