Brent Niedergall

A FEATHER IN YOUR THEOLOGICAL CAP

Release Announcement: open-cbgm

Release Announcement: open-cbgm

It was only a matter of time until someone reverse engineered the Coherence-Based Genealogical Method. The “black box” is now open and freely available thanks to Joey McCollum. His C++ implementation is open-source, compact, fast, and compliant with established...

Friday Favorites (17 JAN 20)

Friday Favorites (17 JAN 20)

Findings From Around The Web to Butter Your Grits Ever wonder if there’s a better way to learn Greek? Here’s a thread over at B-Greek: The Biblical Greek Forum on the weaknesses of the standard “grammar translation method.”  Who is Melchizedek? Peter Goeman gives...

John: A Canonical Discipleship Manual

John: A Canonical Discipleship Manual

Christians love to talk about discipleship. We know it’s our responsibility, and we have all kinds of programs to do it. As a pastor, I have a shelf of books on the subject. Discipling others is critical. Making disciples is critical. It's the Great Commission. But...

Book Review: A Little Book for New Preachers

Book Review: A Little Book for New Preachers

Like many, I’ve worked a variety of jobs over the years. There was the quintessential paper route, in high school I did odd jobs around a funeral home, and later sold clothing at a retail outlet. In college, I washed cars for two different dealerships. Since then,...

Friday Favorites (17 JAN 20)

Friday Favorites (10 JAN 20)

Findings From Around The Web to Butter Your Grits Greg Ross somehow manages to find the craziest examples of King James Version gematria you’ve ever seen. His most recent deals with the millionth digit of π. And here’s an older one on Shakespeare.  Charlotte...

You and Your Cheer

You and Your Cheer

I like how different states take pride in their own unique regional sodas. In New York, they have Manhattan Special. In Michigan, they drink Vernors Ginger Ale. In North Carolina, we have Cheerwine. If you’ve never heard of Cheerwine before, don’t let the name fool...

Book Review: Reformed Preaching (Part 1)

Book Review: Reformed Preaching (Part 1)

Introduction It may say “Reformed Preaching” in bold letters on the cover, but non-reformed readers shouldn’t let the title of this book scare them away. With a title long enough to make a Puritan proud, Reformed Preaching: Proclaiming God’s Word from the Heart of the...

Friday Favorites (17 JAN 20)

Friday Favorites (03 JAN 20)

Findings From Around The Web to Butter Your Grits Mark Ward critiques the response of the Triniarian Bible Society’s handling of five questions on the readability of the King James Version. Read his insights here.  Alex Finkelson has posted Biblical Studies...

Harmonizing with ‘Biblical Inerrancy Eyes’

Harmonizing with ‘Biblical Inerrancy Eyes’

I couldn’t find the quote, but I remember reading somewhere—maybe it was Robert Capon, who said it’s not the actual day of Christmas that’s so enjoyable, but the weeks leading up to it. That’s what most of us truly like about Christmas. We find a large part of our joy...

Top Ten Reads of 2019

Top Ten Reads of 2019

Taking a cue from others, I looked back over the books I read in 2019. These are my top ten by rank. Who knows, you might see a title or two that piques your interest! ONE God’s Battle Plan for the Mind By David W. Saxton How to meditate like a Puritan. TWO Reformed...

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