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The best way to improve people skills is a thorough knowledge of the Bible. The one who studies the Bible will see himself correctly (saint and sinner) and will have proper motivation and models for interacting with others.
Doctrinal Brief: Part-Time Pastors
Dr. Brug discusses part-time pastoral calls, specifically retirement calls and tent ministries. While recognizing that some congregations may have good reasons for being unable to support a full-time pastor, this should ...
Comment: Reading Luther Critically
Professor Brug encourages readers to use Luther’s writings with a critical eye and not to place them at the level of Scripture nor at the level of the confessions. He demonstrates this wisdom by examining a Luther sermon ...
Exegetical Brief: The Betrothal Explanation of Porneia in the Exception Clause
John Brug presents the case of porneia in the exception clause of Matthew 5:32 and 19:9, that it means any kind of sexual immorality, against those who would restrict its meaning to certain kinds of sexual misconduct.
Storytime with Professor Brug
Professor Brug reflects on his ministry: “The stories are not intended to be about one particular minister or about ministers in general but about the holy ministry of the Word. More specifically, how do people inside the ...