How can we engage and study doctrine in the local church? Hear insights from Michael Horton, J. D. Greear, Justin Buzzard, and moderator Kevin DeYoung in this video – the Zondervan Panel from the 2013 Gospel Coalition National Conference.
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Gary Manning - No Stone Left Unturned: Solving a Minor Mystery
“it turns out that, while the Greek word for stone (λίθος) is common, the phrase ‘stone upon stone’ (λίθος ἐπὶ λίθον) is rare. It is only found in Jesus’ Temple saying and in Haggai 2:15. When tracking the use of the OT in the NT, the rarer a word or phrase is, the more likely that it is an intentional allusion.”
“I was struck that some students weren’t necessarily trying to understand notions in Scripture and integrate them with aspects of lives. Their first concern was to know what to say in conversations or debates with others.”
David Neff with Jamie Smith - You Can't Think Your Way to God
“The core of the person is what he or she loves, and that is bound up with what they worship—that insight recalibrates the radar for cultural analysis. The rituals and practices that form our loves spill out well beyond the sanctuary. Many secular liturgies are trying to get us to love some other kingdom and some other gods.”
Roger Olson - Where the Devil is Satan (in Contemporary Christianity)?
“We are, it seems to me, extremely uncomfortable with believing in Satan or demons—except perhaps as personifications of the evil that humans do. But it seems to me that’s very difficult to do while attempting to take the New Testament seriously. Satan is all over in it; he’s a major player, a significant character in the narrative.”
Sharon Hodde Miller - The Seminary Gender Gap
“not every woman is called to seminary—no more than every man is called. But if we believe that theological education is an important way to train leaders and guard the integrity of Christian belief, then the skewed gender ratio at evangelical seminaries should give us pause.”
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