Westminster Seminary California
 
 

Valiant for Truth - Practical Studies

A Pastor’s Reflections: Slow Down!
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As a former church planter I was desperate to establish my congregation. In the technical speak of the Book of Church Order, I wanted to see the mission work I pastored become particularized as a congregation.

 
 
 
Women & Theology: The Importance of Being Wrong
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I have never liked being wrong. However, I have reason to be thankful for multiple experiences of being blindingly, flamboyantly, and gloriously mistaken.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Don’t Listen to Sermons
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When students cross the threshold and enter the hallowed halls of seminary, those who enroll in the Master of Divinity program usually have one big goal in mind—they want to be preachers.

 
 
 
Women & Theology: The Joy of Being Insignificant
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Now I am discovering to be content and joyful when I remain unseen. 

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Sermon Illustrations
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Sermon illustrations are one of the most challenging aspects of preaching, in my opinion. I haven’t done a survey of preaching professors or textbooks, but I suspect that they would all say that preachers should employ good illustrations to help the congregation grasp the point you’re making in your sermon.