Category Archives: Seminary Class

Strengthen The Things Which Remain

    It is my hope to present a persuasive argument, for the use of catechisms as a biblical and useful (and even necessary) tool and a great foundation for Christian Education / Spiritual Formation in our churches. They are a … Continue reading

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All Things To All People [Apologetics, Seminary Paper]

All Things To All People Bearing the responsibility of taking the message of the Gospel to the culture that God has placed us in is no small or easy matter. But, we are not in as unique or difficult of … Continue reading

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Ready To Give An Answer [Seminary Paper]

As I read, study and contemplate the concepts and practical applications of Christian Apologetics my mind comes back again to the primary text so often used to call us to the task. The Apostle Peter is writing to “common” Christians … Continue reading

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What Is Truth? [Seminary Paper]

The question, “What is truth?” was asked by Pontius Pilate at the Trial of Jesus some two thousand years ago (Joh 18:38), yet there is really no question that is more poignant today. Though we live in a cultural climate … Continue reading

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Your Life is Hid with Christ in God [Seminary Paper]

This week at Donuts & Doctrine we are looking at the Union of the Believer with Christ. This is not a subject that is frequently preached on the Church today, but it is a primary doctrine and one that really … Continue reading

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God’s Work in Mans’ Salvation [Seminary Paper]

The last few months, I have been sharing my seminary studies with the men at our monthly Men’s Breakfast and Bible Study. Studying the “deep things” of God is good for us all. Especially when it comes to the things … Continue reading

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The Just Shall Live By Faith

What does it mean to be “justified?” Is it needless theological wrangle to discuss such topics with the average Christian? Actually, the idea of being justified or “right before God” is the heart of the Christian Faith. It is important … Continue reading

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The Ministry of the Holy Spirit

Breakfast and Bible Study this morning centered around the ministry of the Holy Spirit. The basis for the lesson was the second of two papers that I have to write as I work toward my Masters of Divinity at The … Continue reading

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The Person and Agency of the Holy Spirit

What is the essential work of the Holy Spirit? Is he the Giver of Spiritual Gifts? The Aide to Sanctification? The Gentleman who introduces us to the Savior? He is sooooooo much more than this. The following is the first … Continue reading

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Spiritual Gifts [Final Paper for Class]

The Purpose of Spiritual Gifts and Their Use Approaching the doctrine of Spiritual Gifts is at once a necessary and difficult task. In our time where these Gifts have been twisted and distorted and ultimately recolored in the view of … Continue reading

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