Words Have Usages, Not Meanings

While working in Hebrews 10:24, a foundational but very important principle of biblical interpretation struck me again: words have usages, not meanings. In other words, the same Hebrew or Greek word does not mean the same thing every time it’s used in Scripture. Context clarifies a word’s usage. [Read more…]

Tips for Students Preparing to Learn a Biblical Language

Danny Zacharias and Ben Forrest wrote Surviving and Thriving in Seminary to help students prepare for the stress and hardships they might encounter when attending seminary. This academic and spiritual handbook provides advice on how to prepare your heart and relationships, how to manage your time and energy, and how to acquire the study skills you need. [Read more…]

5 Reasons to Pre-Order Classic Commentaries and Studies on the Pastoral Epistles

The books of 1 & 2 Timothy and Titus, known as the Pastoral Epistles, were written primarily to Church leaders but are also invaluable and applicable to laypeople as well.

And now you can get the 10-volume set Classic Commentaries and Studies on the Pastoral Epistles through Pre-Pub. This means that you get a lower price since this collection hasn’t shipped yet. But once it does, the price will go up. [Read more…]

How to Set Up Online Giving at Your Church

Tithing is integral to every church’s mission, and a lot goes into cultivating a culture of generosity.

One aspect of that is clearing the way for people to give online—which is now the dominant way people donate.

Here’s a quick guide for how to set your church up with online giving, from choosing a provider to getting ready to receive gifts to helping your church adopt online giving. [Read more…]

Get 46 Commentary Volumes in One Affordable Bundle

No single commentary can answer all your questions. So when you have access to multiple commentaries, you get a range of interpretations from unique perspectives—from different people with different backgrounds—that can thoroughly answer your questions and give you a solid understanding of the text. [Read more…]

Delve into 2 Theological Subjects from 2 Top Scholars—Both 50% Off

The Mobile Ed courses Dispensational Hermeneutic of the Bible and A Wesleyan View on the Sacraments give you two theological subjects, from two specific viewpoints, with two top scholars—both at a great price!

You can complete both of these courses in just two and a half hours. That makes them the perfect refresher on what you believe, or a quick, engaging way to understand another viewpoint. [Read more…]

Old Testament Theology that Preaches

In this excerpt, renowned biblical scholar John Goldingay explores the connection between love, commitment, and community. It’s an excellent demonstration of his ability to draw practical application from a technical analysis of the text. [Read more…]

Last Chance to Attend a One-of-a-Kind Christology Conference

It’s your last chance to sign up for the 2018 Mobile Ed Christology Conference, which you can attend online from any device August 20–25!

In this unique conference from Western Seminary and Logos Mobile Ed, you’ll deepen your knowledge of Christ and his deity titles from respected scholars like Douglas Moo, Craig S. Keener, and Mark L. Strauss. [Read more…]

Doctrine, Idea, or Person?

The Apostles’ Creed has united Christians across centuries, continents, and traditions. It proclaims eternal, world-changing truths that work themselves into the smallest corners of daily life.

We believe them. We recite them. But do we build our lives on them? [Read more…]

Should Missing Apostolic Letters Cause Us Concern?

Unless you’ve been on an extended vacation from popular culture, you know there’s been discussion about how we got the New Testament. Dan Brown’s blockbuster novel The Da Vinci Code based its conspiratorial plot in part on the notion that other gospels had been eradicated by spiteful church authorities and an emperor openly partial to orthodoxy. The success of the novel prompted many churchgoers to ask whether or not all the books that should be included in the New Testament actually were. [Read more…]