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Raising the Level of Awareness: Understanding the Role Culture Plays in Evangelism
Evangelism efforts in twenty-first century North America and cross-cultural communication are joined together. As Christians reach out with God’s Word into their community, they find people who are unlike themselves. ...
The Roles of Men and Women: Equipping God's People to Keep Communication Scriptural Truths About Male Headship
The Role of Men and Women has been a fiercely discussed topic since God populated the world with one married couple. Many Christians might respond by saying that it is a discussion they would just as soon avoid. Many ...
Relational Discipleship as Countercultural Christianity: A Study of Scripture's Teaching on Relational Discipleship as a Response to Contemporary American Culture
Scripture describes a disciple of Christ as one who follows Jesus in faith born of the gospel – that is, a “believer” or a “Christian.” Correspondingly, discipleship is every activity by which the Holy Spirit nurtures the ...
The Value of Linguistics for Exegesis: A Demonstration of Lexical Semantics and the Hebrew נחם
Linguistics, the study of how language works, is a field of study closely related to biblical scholarship and exegesis. Advances in linguistics have benefited WELS pastors and their exegesis, but in a largely indirect ...
Maintaining Joy in Ministry: The Necessity of Vertical Fulfillment and Healthy Horizontal Awareness
Through his Word, God fills the human heart with a joy that is unlike anything this world has to offer. The pastor, in his calling, is immeasurably blessed to be able to spend the majority of his days reading God’s Word ...
The Impassibly Passionate God: An Apology for an Emotional God; an Apologetic for Suffering and Evil
The Problem of Suffering and Evil causes believer and unbeliever alike to question whether God (if there even is a God) is all-loving. This theodicy prompts a twofold question pertaining to God’s ontology: can we properly ...