Here are ten ways to help you make your classes better.
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
1. Cultivate pride by writing only to impress your professors instead of writing to better understand and more clearly communicate truth. 2. Perfect the fine art of corner-cutting by not really researching for a paper but instead writing your uneducated and unsubstantiated opinions and filling them in with strategically placed footnotes. 3. Mistake the amount … Continue reading How to Waste Your Theological Education
Proverbs 18:2 is a verse seminary students (like me) would do well to memorize: "A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his own opinion." How easy it is for me to convince myself of my theological expertise, waxing eloquent with friends, explaining things to professors (as if they needed my instruction!) … Continue reading Be Quiet and Listen: A Verse for Seminary Students