Deconstruction, Reconstruction, and Instruction

In one sense, our Reformed fathers were practitioners of deconstruction. Transformed by the Gospel and consumed with a passion to think and worship well, they revisited scripture, challenged assumptions, and discarded unnecessary clutter. Very carefully, our fathers disassembled their churches and analyzed their teachings and practices through the lens of Sola Scriptura. They deconstructed. They … More Deconstruction, Reconstruction, and Instruction

Preaching and Prayer

There are times when communication is best done by “sticking to the script.” For example, when nations hang on every word of the President of the United States in his State of the Union address, it is wise for the communicator to speak clearly and precisely while following the advice of his team and the lead of … More Preaching and Prayer