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Principles of Dispensational Biblical Interpretation

We have a Bible that is rich, meaningful, and accurate. How do we make it applicable without misusing the words of Scripture?  We are instructed to “rightly divide the Word of truth” (2 Timothy 3:16). In this episode of Ask the Theologian, Dr. Randy White gives principles of dispensational Biblical interpretation. Dispensationalism is a “hermeneutic,” that is, a system of…

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The Pastor You Have

Dr. Randy White This month I begin my 22nd year as what is often called the Senior Pastor (a title I do not like, my preference is simply Pastor). In these 22 years, along with another five years in associate positions in the local church, I’ve learned a few things about the role. I’m no expert at every aspect of…

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Thom Rainer’s Twitter Poll

Nathan Britton Recently, Thom Rainer, President and CEO of Lifeway Christian Resources, posted an article entitled, Top Ten Ways Churches Drive Away First-time Guests which reports the responses that Dr. Rainer received from a Twitter poll. In this poll, the number one reason listed that first time guests at church do not return is due to “having a stand up…