Weekend Java Awards 12.26.15

Hey All – thanks to those of you who’ve generously helped me reach 22% of my year-end fundraising goal! Before you read, would you consider hopping over to my Patreon.com site here and donating $5 a month? This will help me keep the great content coming in 2016. PS – I’m a Patron on Patreon, and […]

When In Doubt, Choose the Fun Word.

SPECIAL NOTE: Hey folks, thanks so much for those of you who helped me reach 20% of my fundraising goal this year! I have 8 days to raise the rest – if you’re a regular reader and would like some Scribblepreach VIP services, would you pop over to my Patreon site and donate $5 a month […]

Weekend Java Awards 12.19.15

Hey All – thanks to the handful of you who’ve generously helped me reach 15% of my year-end fundraising goal. Before you read, would you consider hopping over to my Patreon.com site here and donating $5 a month? This will help me keep the great content coming in 2016. PS – I’m a Patron on Patreon, and […]

Would You Help Me Reach A Milestone?

Hi Scribblepreach Readers! I am so thankful, seriously, that you faithfully stop by and read my blog, or you’ve chosen to let it into your oh-so-precious e-mail inbox, or that you read it through feedly. However you read, THANK YOU. I’m guessing the reason you love scribblepreach is because you’re like me – you’re really […]

Saying What the Text Says Isn’t Enough.

This post is by my good friend Alex Kato, who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Homiletics at Princeton University. I admire his mind, his love for the church, and his humility before God’s Word, and so I’ve asked him to be a regular contributor to Scribblepreach’s preaching segments. I think you will find him immensely […]

Weekend Java Awards 12.12.15

Apologetics Award: “4 Responses to Science-Based Atheism” – A very clear and concise summary that gets right to the heart of the matter. Well done. Writing Award: “Nietzsche’s 10 Rules for Writers” – Not a great political theorist, but a man who revolutionized style forever and could craft words with passion. Which, as it turns […]

Weekend Java Awards 12.05.15

Apologetics Award: “The Case for the Crusades” – If anyone ever tells you how Christianity promotes oppression, and says “What about the Crusades?”, you may point them to this article, which will point them to a better book. Writing Award: “Why More Practice Can Make Your Writing Worse” – The key isn’t necessarily writing more…it’s […]

6 (More) Curious Facts about Calvin’s Institutes

Last week, I posted “8 Irresistible Facts about Calvin’s Institutes“. I close the season of introductions out with 6 more curious facts about John Calvin, and commend to you Calvin’s slight preface to the reader, pgs. 3-5, for your reading enjoyment next week: 1. Calvin didn’t invent Calvinism. “Calvinism” is a misnomer; Calvin was a […]