2 questions an audience wants to know

One of the coolest parts about my internship at Seacoast is getting to spend some time with Greg Surratt. He’s an incredible leader, and it’s a huge privilege getting to hang around him occasionally. Recently we were discussing worship services and he made an interesting statement. “When people walk into a room they want to […]

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Theology and church practice

My systematic theology professor last semester gave us an assignment that forced me to think critically about my theological convictions. The assignment was to take our view on a particular subject in systematic theology, and then analyze how our particular view should inform our ministry practice. For example: If I believe in the inerrancy of […]

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Praying like Jeremiah

You will be righteous, Lord, even if I bring a case against You. Yet, I wish to contend with You: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why do all the treacherous live at ease? Jeremiah 12:1 HCSB I love Jeremiah’s prayer here. He’s looking around at all of this terrible mess in Judah, […]

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Be expository, regardless of your style

Typically when you hear the label “expository preaching” it’s in reference to someone who teaches verse by verse through the Bible. It describes a preacher’s style. This understanding puts expository preaching in contrast to topical preaching… right before one of them is jokingly bashed by those in a different evangelical camp. This is how I’ve […]

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