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Book Release – Finally!

February 3, 2017

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Those of you who have been stopping by here for a few years know that one of the things I’m most passionate about is that modern-day believers learn how to properly read (and understand) the Bible.  Because of this, I’ve been known to preach sermons and teach classes on the subject as well as writing […]

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Deeper In

April 20, 2016

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If Bob is convinced that he has no need for a widget, the widget salesman is in for a really, really hard time when trying to sell Bob that widget.  But what if Bob really does need a widget, and needs one badly?  What if the widget will help Bob immensely for the rest of […]

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Professor Pencil Reveals All

February 6, 2016

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Well, maybe Professor Pencil doesn’t reveal all, but he reveals a lot!  Professor Pencil is the teacher I hold in my hand who, if I will take just a few minutes to listen to him, can teach me many things.  You see, if we take a few minutes to look at a text and mark […]

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Text Message!

December 30, 2015

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Today is the second release in the new “Text Message” series.  What’s that all about, you ask?  Good question!  Text messages (at least here at ChurchSalt) are little snippets of Scripture that folks like you and I may find a bit challenging.  In some cases they might even make us uncomfortable!  But that’s good, right?  […]

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New Sermon – Survey of Joshua

May 18, 2015

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A while back I gave a sermon that was a snapshot of the entire book of Joshua.  It covers what to keep in mind when reading the book, discusses some of the more famous chapters, and also looks at how its’ themes relate to us today.  If you’re studying the book of Joshua, or getting […]

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Spotlight On… Ligonier Connect!

April 29, 2015

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If you listen to Christian podcasts or radio programs much you’re probably bombarded with advertisements to visit online campuses.  If you’re like me, you probably ignore them.  Myself, I would love to spend more time in organized course-work provided the teaching was solid and valuable, but life simply interferes so much that I feel as […]

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How to Understand Scripture – Part 6

February 9, 2015

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Finally!!  We’ve come to the last part of our series on understanding Scripture.  If you haven’t followed along, maybe take some time now to go back and get caught up (especially if you think you don’t need such a study!)  Without further ado, here is Part 6 of our study… Rule #5       G.U.A.R.D.   Determine now […]

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How to Understand Scripture – Part 5

February 5, 2015

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We’re almost through our study of how to understand Scripture so if you’ve been following along, don’t quit now!  We have already come to know how a proper understanding of the law, gospel and focus of Scripture helps us truly understand it.  We will now look at the importance of what surrounds a passage we […]

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How to Understand Scripture – Part 4

February 3, 2015

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I can hear folks now, “Seriously?!? I’m supposed to take time from my busy day to read a post about how to read the Bible?” And my answer is “Yes!” Not only that, but I would suggest you read the whole series! It’s a hard sell – convincing folks that they may not know how […]

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How to Understand Scripture – Part 3

January 19, 2015

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This is the third part in our series aimed at helping folks understand Scripture better.  Why?  Because when it’s vague or confusing it can be somewhat boring and turn into a chore.  If you haven’t read the other posts, go check em’ out!  Today, we discuss why truly understanding the Gospel is important to how […]

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How to Understand Scripture – Part 2

January 5, 2015

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This is part two of a series aimed at helping folks understand Scripture better, even folks who think they understand it just fine.  If you haven’t read part one yet click HERE.  In the last post, we were just getting ready to look at Rule #1, so let’s get started… Rule #1       G.U.A.R.D.   God’s Law […]

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How to Understand Scripture – Part 1

January 1, 2015

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“Hermeneutics”.  Now there’s a big word with very little appeal!  In today’s day and age, we like to have our learning accomplished by taking in 15 second media bites delivered through our smartphones.  Not only that, we also want those media bites to be easy to understand so we don’t have to spend any more […]

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