Worship and Unction (3); What is Preaching?

To continue this series on worship and unction, I would really like to explore the idea of unction. It’s an old word that has lost its use in most churches. That’s unfortunate, because in a day when we desperately need real, Holy Spirit powered preaching, it has become difficult for …

Worship and Unction (2)

“You cannot find excellent corporate worship until you stop trying to find excellent corporate worship and pursue God himself.”-Don Carson (Worship by the Book) The question comes up pretty often, “What is worship?”. In Christian circles it’s kind of cliché but it’s an old question that is important for every …

Worship and Unction (1)

There was a time that I played rhythm guitar and sang some backup for a church worship team. The pastor was the worship leader. (It was a small church of about 75 or 80 people.) On particular Sundays, when the pastor was away, I assumed the worship leader role to …

What is Orthodox Eschatology?

I hear a lot about the orthodoxy of eschatology. If you don’t know, eschatology is the theological term for the study of the final things, the event(s) foretold by the Scriptures that move us to the New Heavens and the New Earth. On the one hand, I hear some who …