Archive for September, 2008


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Recycling Sermons at Seminary

Recycling Sermons at Seminary

• September 22, 2008 • Comments (2)

“I’m preaching tomorrow. Yeah, I’ve never been to this church before, so I’ll just recycle one of my sermons from class.” If you are, or have been, in seminary, you may have heard a classmate say this. Perhaps you have said it- or thought it- yourself. Now, there is nothing wrong with “recycling” a sermon. […]

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Introducing Ed

Introducing Ed

• September 15, 2008 • Comments (0)

You’ve probably seen Ed Eubanks’ comments around Seminary Survival Guide.  I’ve always found them to be mature and thoughtful.  Well, after some correspondence, Ed and I met face to face last week for the first time over great food at Growler’s off Lindbergh in St. Louis.  I’m happy to announce that in addition to his […]

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How many times did you preach in seminary?

How many times did you preach in seminary?

• September 15, 2008 • Comments (2)

Grab the closest recent seminary graduate and ask him this question: how many times did he preach while in seminary? cialis professional cheap Not how many preaching classes did he take; on how many occasions did he actually preach a sermon? His answer, I suspect, may surprise you. Depending on the seminary, the answer may […]

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Stumbling at Seminary: Cheating

Stumbling at Seminary: Cheating

• September 8, 2008 • Comments (8)

In an interview with the dean of students at a leading evangelical seminary, I asked about the most common reasons people did not complete seminary.  One of his answers was a shock to me: students get caught cheating. Seminary students have ample opportunity to cheat. You can plagiarize-representing the academic work of others as your […]

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The Seminary Book Review

The Seminary Book Review

• September 3, 2008 • Comments (5)

One of your most common assignments at any seminary is going to be the sometimes joyful, often tedious, yet always necessary book review. While every seminary will have different requirements for their book reviews, nearly all fall into a fairly similar mold. How can you attack this task in such a way as to do […]

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Tim Keller on Time Priorities

Tim Keller on Time Priorities

• September 1, 2008 • Comments (3)

This is definitely worth two minutes of your time. (RSS readers: embedded video) If you manage your time and priorities right, people will be mad at you. Get used to it. HT: Chris Gensheer

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