I recently came across a portion of a John Piper sermon that I thought would be helpful for seminary students (like myself) to ponder. The excerpt is taken from a sermon entitled, "By This Time You Ought to be Teachers" based on Hebrews 5:11-14. According to this text, spiritual maturity does not take place by … Continue reading Seminary, Obedience, and Spiritual Maturity
About five months ago I began my doctoral coursework at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Approximately three months prior, I graduated with an M.Div. from the same institution. Lord willing, I will complete the program in three to four years. The question some have asked---the question I asked myself repeatedly as I approached important deadlines: … Continue reading Why I am Pursuing a Ph.D.