I started a new second job recently. As a bi-vocational pastor I work a "day job" for supplemental income and health insurance - we're working on the health insurance part of that equation again/still. Like most pastor-teachers (Eph. 4:11) I long for the day Lord willing when I might be able again, … Read More

We're now in the 14th chapter, the final chapter of John Owen's, "The Mortification of Sin in Believers" which I am reading with Tim Challies and others following his current series, "Reading Classics Together." My thoughts on the first thirteen chapters are here: (1) Foundation of Mortification(2)… Read More

Bob's Week Links 10/31/2014

October 31, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

(1) Tom Schreiner: Why I am a Cessationist(2) Kirk Cameron: Saving Christmas(3) Mark Jones: Is Jesus the Pattern for our Faith? ----- (1) Tom Schreiner: Why I am a Cessationist If you want to read two reasoned positions on whether revelatory and miraculous gifts continue past the first centu… Read More

Through Many Tribulations

April 11, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

I recently preached a message from one of my favorite texts of Scripture, Acts 14:22, where Paul and Barnabas return to the cities where they had just preached the gospel, "strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations … Read More