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Expository Preaching The Reading Habits of Christian Leaders


Future Kingdom: Perspectives on the Millennial Reign of Christ Listen to the lectures and Q and A from the Future Kingdom Conference sessions below. You can also check out Brandon Smiths live-blog of the event here. Don Preston, Preterism Wayne House, Traditional Dispensationalism Kenneth Gentry, Postmillennialism Craig Blaising, Progressive Dispensationalism G. K. Beale, Amillennialism Craig Blomberg, Historical Premillennialism Q and A Panel Discussion … Continue reading

Books & Articles

Books authored by or contributed to by Criswell professors: Heaven On Earth: Experiencing the Kingdom of God In the Here and Now Heaven On Earth: Experiencing the Kingdom of God In the Here and Now is popularly written and aimed at an audience of informed laypeople, theological students, and pastors. In it, I present the Kingdom of God as the grand narrative of the Bible (from Genesis 1 to Revelation … Continue reading

Regular Contributors

Everett Berry Dr. Berry, Professor of Theology, has been on faculty at Criswell College since 2004.He completedhis Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from Southern Seminary and pastored a church in Kentucky for five years.Heand his wife Tabitha havetwo children, Elaina and Brian. Dr. Berrys areas of interest include Patristics, theological method, Christology, and Eschatology. Follow him on Twitter: @berry_everett. Barry Creamer Dr. Creamer is President and Professor of Humanities at Criswell … Continue reading

Book Reviews

Winston Churchill: Some Agnostic, Some Atheist (Part 1) *Posted by Dr. Jerry A. Johnson *This post is the first part of an extended commentary on Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 , the last volume in the epic series The Last Lion by William Manchester and Paul Reid. You can read the second and third posts here and here. Was Winston Churchill a humanist with a godless ethic, … Continue reading

Guest Contributors

These friends of Criswell College have been kind enough to contribute to this blog: -David Henderson, MD Board-certified psychiatrist Department Chair of Counseling and Psychology at Criswell College Blogger atPurpose Beyond Pain -Bruce Ashford Provost and Dean of the Faculty at Southeastern Baptist Seminary Fellow for the Bush Center for Faith and Culture Blogger at Between the Times -Owen Strachan Assistant Professorof Christian Theology and Church History at Boyce College … Continue reading

Five Benefits of Celebrating Others’ Successes

By David Henderson *This piece originally appeared at Dr. Hendersons blog, Purpose Beyond Pain. Recently, I did a post on the seven people waiting when you fall (The Vulture, Vampire, Voyeur, Freak, Fixer, Father, and Friend). If you missed it, you can check it out byclicking hereor you can tune in tonight at 6:30pm or 10:30pm to 90.9 KCBI and hear some of my thoughts on the subject. Once the … Continue reading

Go Hard or Go Home!

At his blog, Purpose Beyond Pain, Dr. David Henderson explains the problems with a go hard or go home mentalityand how to respond to that way of thinking: How about your view ofyourself? If you are not the star athlete, the top sales associate, the supermom or dad, the greatest [fill in the blank], that does not mean you are stupid, unsuccessful, insignificant, or a failure. Most of us are … Continue reading