Discipline and Training

Posted: 11/29/2013 3:30:00 PM

You can't be ready for game day without showing up to practice. The same goes for students. And Christians. Wilma Rudolph is an excellent example.

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Doctrine of Assurance, pt. 2

Posted: 11/28/2013 3:30:00 PM

Sometime we emphasize too much the emotions of conversion. But the Bible describes certain marks of a Christian that confirm our hope.

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Doctrine of Assurance, pt. 1

Posted: 11/27/2013 3:30:00 PM

The Doctrine of Assurance tells us that our hope of future glory in Christ is certain. The Holy Spirit is the down payment, like collateral.

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Newness

Posted: 11/26/2013 3:30:00 PM

Here we look at the Jewish New Year, the Day of Atonement, and we recommit to a serious study of the Scriptures.

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The Purpose of a University

Posted: 11/25/2013 3:30:00 PM

In the first convocation Dr. Sloan gave in the Morris Cultural Arts Center, he gave the students a vision of education that is larger than just acquiring skills and knowledge. He also gave them a killer Napoleon Dynamite impression.

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Servant Leadership, pt. 2

Posted: 11/22/2013 3:30:00 PM

The way the Apostle Paul gives his credentials is a good model for what servant leadership is.

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Servant Leadership, pt. 1

Posted: 11/21/2013 3:30:00 PM

You don't become a true leader by aiming to be a leader.

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Lee Strobel, pt. 2 - Bridging the Apologetics Gap

Posted: 11/20/2013 3:30:00 PM

Here is part 2 of Dr. Sloan's conversation with new HBU Faculty member, Lee Strobel.

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Lee Strobel, pt. 1 - Doing a 180

Posted: 11/19/2013 3:30:00 PM

Dr. Sloan talked to best-selling apologetics author, Lee Strobel, about his dramatic testimony and the role of apologetics in our culture.

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To the Seven Churches, pt. 11: Laodicea

Posted: 11/18/2013 3:30:00 PM

The churches in Revelation took on the character of the cities they were in. This was very bad for Laodicea.

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To the Seven Churches, pt. 10: Laodicea

Posted: 11/15/2013 3:30:00 PM

Do you ever wonder where the phrase "I stand at the door and knock" comes from in the Bible? Look at Jesus' words to the church of Laodicea.

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To the Seven Churches, pt. 9: Philadelphia

Posted: 11/14/2013 3:30:00 PM

One of the most fascinating things you can study is how New Testament writers take Old Testament terms for God and apply them to Jesus.

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To the Seven Churches, pt. 8: Philadelphia

Posted: 11/13/2013 3:30:00 PM

The church at Philadelphia was in a tough spot. Jesus gave them no criticism, just promises. And one command.

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To the Seven Churches, pt. 7: Sardis

Posted: 11/12/2013 3:30:00 PM

Jesus said to the church at Sardis, "I have not found your deeds complete."

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To the Seven Churches, pt. 6: Sardis

Posted: 11/11/2013 3:30:00 PM

Churches tend to take on the personality of the cities they are in. In the case of Sardis, this was not a good thing.

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To the Seven Churches, pt. 5: Pergamum/Thyatira

Posted: 11/8/2013 3:30:00 PM

The churches at Pergamum and Thyatira were facing parallel temptations, and they both failed to act in a critical moment.

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To the Seven Churches, pt. 4: Pergamum

Posted: 11/7/2013 3:30:00 PM

The city of Pergamum was a center of pagan worship, and the church there was being pressured to conform. "Keep Pergamum weird."

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To the Seven Churches, pt. 3: Smyrna

Posted: 11/6/2013 3:30:00 PM

God expects his people to suffer. We don’t like to talk about that very much in America. But if you study the New Testament, it’s quite plain that Christians will suffer.

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To the Seven Churches, pt. 2: Ephesus

Posted: 11/5/2013 3:30:00 PM

We all need warnings occasionally. Jesus had a strong one for the church in Ephesus.

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To the Seven Churches, pt. 1: Ephesus

Posted: 11/4/2013 3:30:00 PM

The beginning of a series on Revelation chapters 1-3.

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The Tradition of Christ 2

Posted: 11/1/2013 3:30:00 PM

A rich study of Colossians 1:1-8.

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