Category Archives: education

SB 1146

The previously odious legislation in the State of California known as SB 1146 has been amended and the concerns of Christian colleges and universities have been relieved.  For now.  What was it about SB 1146 which attracted so much concern … Continue reading

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Another School Year

This was the start of the new school year for many children around the country, homeschoolers being no exception.  With all of the preparations in place, children in the Dermer household began the next leg of the journey in learning.  … Continue reading

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The Importance of Pastors Knowing the Greek New Testament

Today I stumbled across this quote from Baptist scholar A.T. Robertson on the importance of pastors knowing the Greek New Testament: “It ought to be taken for granted that the preacher has his Greek Testament. This statement will be challenged … Continue reading

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Meaningless Boycotts

I don’t like it when I have to criticize fellow Christians, but there are indeed times when constructive criticism is necessary.  Iron sharpens iron, right?  The recent movement to boycott corporations like Target is an area of concern.  I say … Continue reading

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Which Bible Translation?

Last week Pastor Jeff Riddle of Christ Reformed Baptist Church in Charlottesville posted an excellent article regarding that question pastors often get: which translation of the Bible should I use?  His article is basically a very helpful guide in answering … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 52

Question 127: What does the sixth petition mean? “And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one” means: By ourselves we are too weak to hold our own even for a moment (1). And our … Continue reading

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2013 Theological Book List

I’ve compiled a list of theological books I’d like to read in my spare time for 2013. The goal is to read one book each month. I’ve carefully selected each book based upon a number of factors, namely the topics … Continue reading

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