Category Archives: School

Sermon outline from 2 Samuel 11-12, a part of an assignment I have to submit with a research paper over the same text.

Sermon Outline: 2 Samuel 11-12 Objective: What does it mean to be the Lord’s servant? Does faithfulness include temporary spiritual amnesia? David has more in common with the Ammonites in 2 Samuel 11, than he does with Israel. Through the … Continue reading

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An update

The semester is over, I am done! I have 9 graduate hours left to complete my course work on a M. Div. I am ready to end this journey. My course load next term will be Greek II, NT Theology, … Continue reading

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Here’s a little sample of what I have been reading as of late, in preparation for my OT paper…

Barton, John. “Wellhausen’s Prolegomena to the History of Israel: Influences and Effects.” Pages 316-329 in Text and Experience: Towards a Cultural Exegesis of the Bible. Edited by Daniel-Smith-Christopher. Sheffield, Eng.: Sheffield, 1995. Birch, Bruce C., Walter Brueggeman, Terence E.Fretheim, and … Continue reading

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Review of the Historical Books by Richard D. Nelson

Richard D. Nelson provides a good introduction to the critical issues surrounding the corpus of literature known as the Historical Books or the Deuteronomic History, also known as Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Chronicles and Ezra-Nehemiah. Nelson, acknowledges that while the Bible, … Continue reading

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Enagaing God — Part 3

A couple of observations: Review ENGAGING God is a commitment of the whole self All your heart, all your soul, and all your mind Not a part-time, Wednesday and Sunday endeavor only ENGAGING God is a commitment of selflessness: Loving … Continue reading

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Engaging God — part 2

A couple of observations: Review ENGAGING God is a commitment of the whole self All your heart, all your soul, and all your mind Not a part-time, Wednesday and Sunday endeavor only ENGAGING God is a commitment of selflessness: Loving … Continue reading

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Enagaging God part 1

Our theme for the year here at Chisholm Trail, has been Engaging God. Our Sunday worship times and class times have helped us to delve into this topic. In September, I am working on a series gear specifically for our … Continue reading

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random ramblings:anniversary, school, and healthcare

This week my wife and I celebrated our 6th anniversary of full time ministry with the Chisholm Trail church of Christ. It has been an awesome ride, full of twists, turns, tumbles and triumphs. We have had a great time … Continue reading

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my academic progress

Well, hopefully after this term is over at LCU, I will have 30 hours left towards my M.Div. I am planning on taking an internship course in the Summer. Summer’s are crazy, but hopefully I can knock this class out. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

I am back in Oklahoma from what seemed like a whirlwind trip to Dayton, OH and then back to Oklahoma. Nearly 2000 miles.  I am glad to get out of the car, but the trip was worth it. There is … Continue reading

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