Recently, my church sponsored a class for the men of the congregation (women to follow early next year) to help them find their talents and calling for use in the local body. Out of that time, I’ve started developing a course on basic bible study and hermeneutical understanding based on the book by Dr. Dan Doriani, “Getting the Message“. I read most of the book back in seminary, but now, several years later, it’s proving to be a challenge. First, it’s a spiritual challenge to dig deeper into God’s word. Secondly, in our ever growing family, it’s hard to find time to do the digging. I think, more and more, about scrapping the TV all together (and I don’t mean a Technivorm brewer – I don’t have one…yet). But, nonetheless, I am thoroughly enjoying the study. Both preparing the class and sharpening my ever-dulling skills. And the time constraint will only become tighter. If you ever have navigated over to my wife’s blog, you may know we’re expecting the emminent arrival of our fourth. Once that one arrives, time crunches even more. And life gets just a bit sweeter. But if you want to sharpen your skills at biblical understanding and hermenutics, grab a copy. I don’t think you’ll be disappointed.
Solo Deo Gloria,