In gist, find the classes that will help you prepare for your Ph.D. research while doing your Th.M., but also make sure to take classes that will help you broaden your knowledge of the whole field into which you plan to enter. Additionally, take at least one class that stretches you as a critical thinker. This may include something with a philosophical or hermeneutical bent, such as a class that helps you think about your presuppositions and research methodology. I think this is the best way to use your Th.M. as a resource for the next stage of your studies.
Saturate: Being Disciples of Jesus in the Everyday Stuff of Life Jeff Vanderstelt Crossway, 256 pages April 30, 2015 Transformed recently interviewed Western student Jeff Vanderstelt about his new book, Saturate: Being Disciples of Jesus in the Everyday Stuff of Life. In Saturate, Jeff discusses the importance of living life with the perspective that every […]
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE CHURCH THAT JESUS BUILDS By Tim Smith I have been involved in churches since I was born 54 years ago, but I have NEVER heard of or seen a birthday celebration for the church. There are great reasons to celebrate the church’s birthday. I was in Israel in 2012 on Pentecost […]
Review by Demetrius Rogers, Th.M. The Biblical Preaching for the Contemporary Church series offers Invitation to the Life of Jacob: Winning through Losing, Invitation to Philippians: Building a Great Church through Humility, and Invitation to James: Preserving through Trials to Win the Crown (all by Donald R. Sunukjian, Weaver Book Company, 2014). The three main […]
I am in the intensive care unit of the hospital, waiting for a patient to have a breathing tube placed down her airway. I have spent the past 5-10 minutes holding my patient’s hand and praying for her at her request, hearing her prayers and her praising God. She asked that I stay in the […]