Definitions in Progress: The Concept of ‘Rule’ And ‘Meaning’ In Postmodern Interpretation

Centuries have passed; the bible we have at hand went through different practices of interpretation (hermeneutics), such as historical, linguistic, and cultural. The current postmodern outlook of interpretation articulates the diversity of meanings, whereas preferences have been given to under/ in-determine exegesis and differential hermeneutics adopted by readers. This generic outlook has been termed ‘theological interpretation of Scripture’.

The Bible Tells Us to Pray Confidently

One of the most powerful gifts God has given us as His followers is prayer. Through prayer we can avail ourselves of God’s ear, and God’s mind. Hebrews 4:16 instructs us: “Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.” (NIV).

Religion That Goes Beyond the Church

Today we see and hear so many things done in the name of religion. However many of these things do not quite line up with the religion itself.

Examination of a Mission Trip Letter Model

Listed below is a reprint of a mission trip letter model that I not too long ago acquired originating from a would-be temporary missionary. I should confess, there are a variety of portions to this letter that I really love, but I desired to take a peek at it as a fundraiser letter example so you will be more ready to produce yours. (The names along with facts have been replaced to guard the innocent.)

Hebrews: God’s Bible Course

How deep is the teaching in your church? Same old baby teachings? Is the pastor just unwilling to learn new things for you, or have you demonstrated that you’re not ready to move on by not obeying what he has given you already? Serious question, this. Here’s a Biblically-generated list of things you ought to know.

D Now Material – Think Outside The Box

Whether you are brand new to student ministry or have been doing this for years I want you to do something very important for me. I want you to begin to think outside the box. This is not easy as we are creatures of habit and we like to stick with what is safe and what we know works. This is understandable but after reading this article I hope you will see exactly what thinking outside of the box could look like and how to go about accomplishing this goal.

Disciple Now Resources – The Bible Study

Of the Disciple Now resources you will accumulate as you plan your event the most important is the bible study that your students will be studying throughout your event. Since the material in these studies is the bulk of what your students will take away from this event you want to make a good choice. That is why in this article I want to share with you a few things that you will want to look for as you choose your bible study.

Disciple Now Resources – Should You Create Your Own?

Many student pastors at one time or another wonder whether or not they should create their own Disciple Now resources. This is a question that everyone should ask from time to time because occasionally taking the time to create our own resources is a good thing. They often have a personal touch that truly connects with the students in our ministry. But before you dive in to this endeavor there are a few questions that you need to ask yourself. I will share those with you in this article along with a little guidance on how the way you answer each one can help you make an easy decision in the end.

D Now – Making The Sell

As you prepare for your D Now weekend you have many roles to play. But if you want your event to be the best it can be you must, to an extent, play the role of a salesman. This may not be a role you have considered before but in this article I want to share with you in what ways you need to be the best salesman you can be.

5 Ways You Can Share Your Catholic Faith Without Preaching

Have you ever wondered how you can share your faith, yet are not sure out how to do it? Not everyone was meant to be a street preacher. In fact, the average Catholic is to shy or embarrassed to verbally share his faith. Luckily, there are a number of ways you can share your faith without having to hand out tracts.

From Yeshua to Jesus [Part 6 of Many]

Religious mythology aside, a worthwhile question to pose is If Jesus was the credibly kind, compassionate man enhanced by divine energy, why did he attract so many enemies? Why was he made to die a violent death and why was he abandoned by all except a couple of women weeping within site of his cross?

Hell: In Review

Most Christians think that all Muslims will go to hell. Likewise, most Muslims think that all Christians will go to hell. Whence comes this confusion? Is it even real? Here are some points to consider.

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