Westminster Seminary California
 
 

Valiant for Truth

Posts by: VFT


A Pastor’s Reflections: Don’t Listen to Sermons
VFT

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.

 
 
 
Latest Office Hours: Prayer and Sanctification with Prof. Telfer
VFT

Office Hours continues with the series entitled, "New Life in the Shadow of Death," by talking with Rev. Charles K. Telfer, Assistant Professor of Biblical Languages, about the necessity of prayer for sanctification in the Christian life

 
 
 
Women & Theology: The Joy of Being Insignificant
VFT

Now I am discovering to be content and joyful when I remain unseen. 

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Sermon Illustrations
VFT

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.

 
 
 
Women & Theology: Counseling
VFT

I was able to show this young woman how her story, albeit difficult at the moment, could fit into the story of God and His redemption.