Month: December 2016

Christian LifeLife in Our World

The Peace Ship

Almost every Christmas program at some point makes mention of the appearance of angelic hosts to humble shepherds keeping watch over their flock. And the message they brought is universally known – “Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace, goodwill toward men!” “Peace on earth!” – an amazing Christmas greeting… But an…

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Christian LifeLife in the Word

A Man and His Faith

This is part two in a series on Gideon. See the first post. The story of Gideon in Judges 6-7 is a study in contrast around the theme of fear. For our fear-filled lives, we need to learn from the Gideon we see cowering in a wine press driven by the wrong kind of fear…

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Ministry Life

Honor to Whom Honor Is Due

On November 8, the BJU Seminary inaugurated the Stewart Custer Lecture Series, a sequence of in-depth, scholarly presentations on a theological topic presented in Scripture.  This year’s inaugural lecturer was Dr. Kevin Bauder, research professor of systematic theology at Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Minnesota.  He taught for several hours on “Baptist History:  Then…

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