Articles & Booklets

The Canon of Scripture

In a world of postmodernism, community-defined relativism, and various debates concerning the nature and meaning of truth, Christians perhaps more than ever are challenged concerning the conception and constitution of what has historically remained the definitive Christian “rule of faith,” namely the Bible. This article, then, surveys the key questions and concepts of the canon of Scripture. (DOWNLOAD)

Christ as God in John 1:1

This article seeks to examine the evidences particular to John 1:1 that disclose the identity of Jesus Christ. It brings together a wealth of scholarship, both classic and contemporary, to reinforce the technical basis upon which theological conclusions are drawn. There is no doubt that John presents Christ as God, this article will demonstrate that reality from a grammatical and contextual analysis. (DOWNLOAD)

Contexts of Worship

Is there a biblical distinction between all of life as worship and worship events, between worship in daily life and in church gatherings, or between private and corporate worship? What are the implications of such distinctions? How might a better understanding of these distinctions improve one’s perspective of worship and assist believers in becoming better worshipers of God in spirit and truth? Answers to these and similar questions are addressed in this short booklet. (DOWNLOAD)

The Crucial Argument for Christ's Deity

While there are many biblical arguments and evidences that demonstrate the absolute necessity of understanding Christ as God, there is one argument that proves ‘crucial’. This article seeks to identify that ‘crucial’ argument and explain its importance theologically. This is an important argument to understand well, one that will also prove helpful when humbly engaging people who deny the deity of Christ. (DOWNLOAD)

The “One Another” Responsibilities of the NT

This is an index of 51 verses containing specific instances of the Greek word translated “one another” (allelon). These declarations and commands are particularly couched within the context of the New Testament Church. The index is divided into the various explicit responsibilities of the members of the NT church to “One Another.” (DOWNLOAD)

Reasons for the Incarnation

This is simply a list of 70 reasons for the Incarnation. (DOWNLOAD)

Should Christians Keep the Sabbath?

We, as Christians, ought to be mindful of why we do what we do, including why we assemble regularly as a local church to worship—and when. A related question, that is not typically addressed, is “why do we meet on Sunday?” Some, in an effort to advocate obedience to the Decalogue (commonly referred to as the “Ten Commandments”), insist that Christians should worship corporately on Sabbath (Saturday on the Roman calendar). This article seeks to briefly, though thoughtfully, understand the full counsel of God on this matter. (DOWNLOAD)

Should Women Serve As Deacons?

This small book addresses a very sensitive question: Is it biblical for women to serve as deacons? Giving a very detailed treatment of the subject, it covers arguments from culture, church history, and context. (DOWNLOAD)

Uses of Ecclesia in the New Testament

This article presents an exhaustive index of NT verses that use the technical Greek term from which we derive our English concept of “church”—ecclesia. This index categorizes each instance by contextual usage and offers some corresponding theological consideration. (DOWNLOAD)

You May Lack Humility If…

This is a list of 51 potential indicators of pride. Since humility is the proper place for the human being, substantially, pride should be thought of as the lack of humility rather than humility the lack of pride. (DOWNLOAD)