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The Public Face of Ministry and the Private Heart of the Pastor: Are they the same?

The semester is winding down. The calls are being processed for our seniors. The first year is coming to a close to our beginning students and self-assessment is need. Our middlers face the reality that they are now stepping up … Continue reading

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What is a Seminary President?

One retired, well-respected seminary president once told me, soon after I was called to be president of RTS Charlotte, “Mike, here are my two words to you about being a seminary president: first, stay humble. Second, you know all of … Continue reading

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Evangelism and Joy: Still Learning from Lausanne

“To be a soul winner is the happiest thing in this world. And with every soul you bring to Jesus Christ, you seem to get a new heaven here upon earth.”—C.H. Spurgeon (Sermons, 11.431) Introduction to the Reading I have … Continue reading

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An Optimistic Ministry: A New Years Sermon

I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel, (Philippians 1:12 ESV) (see Philippians 1.3-14) Introduction to the Reading Helen Keller wrote that: “No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the … Continue reading

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What Christmas is Really All About

A Christmas Sermon from Titus 2:11-14; 3:3-7 We are all familiar with the Christmas movie “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.” Well, there has been an outbreak of real Grinches who have been stealing Christmas right out of the Church! I … Continue reading

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“Vocation as Sanctification:” Some Thoughts as I Accept the Call to Become the Next Chancellor of Reformed Theological Seminary

On September 2, 2010, the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees voted unanimously, graciously so, to call me to become the next Chancellor of Reformed Theological Seminary. With gratitude to the chairman, Dr. Cannada, the Executive Committee and the … Continue reading

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The Blessings of Being in Seminary

The following message was delivered at New Student Orientation, on August 23, at Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NC Seminary: A Ministry of Preparation Recently I participated in the ordination of a young man to the Gospel ministry, to pastor a … Continue reading

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