SPS 2017 Proposal Submitted

I just submitted my proposal for the 2017 Society for Pentecostal Studies annual meeting in St. Louis, MO. It is always a bit…

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Daniel Block on Inductive Study

Daniel Block offers some basic (but essential) advice to students of Scripture to study the text as primary, rather than turning to other…

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Biblical Interpretation Book Giveaway!

I have managed to acquire an extra copy of Andreas J. K√∂stenberger and Richard D. Patterson’s, Invitation to Biblical Interpretation: Exploring the Hermeneutical…

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Let Women Remain Silent (or Not)

Last week in class we discussed 1 Corinthians 14.33-35. Talk about a controversial text. How does one properly interpret such a passage?¬† I…

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Playing with Gadamer

“What man needs is not just the persistent posing of ultimate questions, but the sense of what is feasible, what is possible, what…

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Change Is Coming

Today was a tear-filled day as I announced my resignation to Karlstad Assembly of God effective the end of July. I have been…

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Emerging Homiletics

I just realized that while my paper “Emerging Homiletics: A Pentecostal Response” was accepted for presentation at the Society for Pentecostal Studies annual…

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What About Bob?

My younger brother Bob has just finished his second Masters (Information Systems Technology).  He earned this one at the University of Indiana Bloomington and…

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