Category Archives: Teaching

Forgetfulness: On Learning Languages

I often tell my Greek Grammar students that I was a bad Greek student when I first started learning the language. The story goes a little like this: “When I started learning the language, I didn’t take memorizing the paradigms … Continue reading

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Starting Anew

It’s time. It’s time for a new Bible. I’ve had my ESV since 2004. I bought it when I was a Freshman at Moody Bible Institute. It has been a constant companion since. Over the years, the daily wear and … Continue reading

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Sin in Micah

As I continued my study of Micah, I found a somewhat related point to my previous post. Micah’s accusation against Israel is primarily lodged against her elite: the prophets, priests, and rulers. Let’s take a look at some of the … Continue reading

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Mountains as a Motif in Micah

This Sunday I will be leading our Sunday School class through the book of Micah. Leading is a rather relative term as I’m sure some of the people in the class will have studied the book more extensively than myself. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Teaching New Testament Greek: Thomas Hudgins

Thomas Hudgins, a recent EdD grad from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and freshly minted Greek professor at Capital Bible Seminary, has been sharing his thoughts on teaching the biblical languages. By no means does he claim to have it all … Continue reading

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Biblical Greek Exegesis: A Graded Approach to Learning Intermediate and Advanced Greek: A Review

George H. Guthrie and J. Scott Duvall, Biblical Greek Exegesis, (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1998); 173p, $24.99. Sensing an inherent flaw in the traditional pedagogical approach to second year biblical Greek studies, Guthrie and Duvall seek to provide professors and students with … Continue reading

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Neal Windham’s New Testament Greek for Preachers and Teachers: A Review

You have learned some basics about New Testament Greek either out of desire or compulsion (a degree requirement). Now what? How does the Greek student apply that knowledge to his lesson/sermon? Neal Windham’s New Testament Greek for Preachers and Teachers … Continue reading

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Syntax, Exegesis, or Both?

I want to begin this post by saying that I would like feedback, and lots of it! Over the past number of years I have taught Greek and Hebrew in the context of the local church. Here is a brief … Continue reading

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A Hebrew Class Update

The Hebrew class has done it again. We have completed another book. Each week we get together and sight read from a select book of the Bible. A few months ago, we completed the book of Jonah. This morning, we … Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Class: The Trifecta

When I began my studies at Southeastern, there was a vague notion lingering in the back of my mind that one day I would like to teach in the college, seminary, or university. This notion drove me to begin evaluating … Continue reading

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