Archive for July, 2011
Jesus was a carpenter. After Jesus’ sermon in the synagogue of his hometown city (Nazareth), those who heard this local Preacher remarked incredulously “Is not this the carpenter?” (Mark 6:3) Often times, Jesus would draw on His pre-ministry vocation of carpentry to illustrate spiritual truth by using building metaphors.
Jim Wilkerson interviews Craig Rowe, a Fellow with the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors and Associate Pastor/Counselor at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Statesboro, Georgia . Dr. Rowe will be begin training sessions this Fall in the area of Biblical Counseling at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Brunswick, Georgia. This training is to equip Christians to offer […]
A more fitting title could not be found, in my opinion, for the survey of American Presbyterianism by D.G. Hart and John R. Muether. In Seeking a Better Country: 300 Years of American Presbyterianism, the authors move from 1706 and the first presbytery to be found on American soil, to 2006 and the decline of […]
One can watch a professional basketball game and hear the announcer describe a sequence of events as a player makes a strong move to the basket, and finishes with a courageous shot under pressure. While I appreciate the athlete, and his God-given abilities as much as the next person, I would hardly classify them as […]
I want to congratulate my good friend and contributor to Hamilton’s Flame, Jesse Pickett (read more about Jesse under the about tab), who was licensed to preach the Gospel Saturday in the North Florida Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church in America. This was a long and rather stressful process, but Jesse worked very hard and […]