What is the Call to Ministry?

Scholars have defined and categorized the call to ministry in various ways. Jeff Iorg defines calling as a “profound impression from God that establishes parameters for your life.”[1] Iorg explains three types of call experiences as 1) the universal call to Christian service and growth, 2) the general call to ministry leadership, and 3) the…

4 Views on the End Times

We just finished a series on the End Times.  We went through the main four views that are out there on how the world will end.  We studied all the important passages and discovered strengths and weaknesses of each view.  We also discussed how this type of study should impact our lives.  I have compiled…

Prayer in the Psalms

The following is a list of a few of the types of Prayer in the Psalms.  For each one, I have a definition and examples, as well as bullet points for application.  Go through these and try having a prayer time based on these themes.  You will be uplifted! The Prayer of Thanksgiving Thanking God…

10 Reasons to Study the End Times

Knowing about the End Times gives us greater confidence in our beliefs and greater depth in our understanding of the Bible (2 Tim. 2:15). Knowing the issues surrounding the End Times will protect us from false claims of the end and help us dialogue with society when they come (Mt. 24:4-5). Knowing about Christ’s return…

Salvation

Here are the notes for a class on Salvation that I am teaching.  It goes all the way from predestination to glorification.  I hit topics such as depravity, atonement, election, conversion, justification, perseverance, and glorification.  Most of what I used to write this were thoughts from David Platt, Wayne Grudem, and Millard Erickson. Salvation