The Role of the OT Tabernacle and Temple in NT Worship

A comment Richard made sent me down a thought-tangent which ended by reminding me of a conversation I had a few years back with a friend about art in worship. My friend was reminding me of how excellent and beautiful was the craftsmanship that went into the materials of the tabernacle and temple.  In light… Continue reading The Role of the OT Tabernacle and Temple in NT Worship

Thomas Murphy on The Minister’s Love for Christ

Thomas Murphy speaks about the only motive that will enable a minister to faithfully and steadily serve in his office through thick and thin: All other motives than the constraining love of Christ in the heart soon lose their influence.  There are no doubt other incentives, such as ambition, love of learning and desire for… Continue reading Thomas Murphy on The Minister’s Love for Christ

Scott Clark on Who Should Go to Seminary

Check out this excellent post over on the Heidelblog. Clark's discussion of the internal and external call is especially helpful. Listen to what he says about the external call: The second part of the call is external. The external call operates on two levels, informal and formal. if your local congregation has identified certain gifts… Continue reading Scott Clark on Who Should Go to Seminary