Author Archives: David Daniels

About David Daniels

Evangelical Baptist Pastor. Reformed Soteriology. Enjoy freelance writing & reviewing.

Fitting Words or Fighting Words

As a kid, when faced with the cruel words and name-calling so common among children, I usually retorted: “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”. Did ever a less true statement pass the lips … Continue reading

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Should I Encourage Seminary Training?

Every pastor welcomes a parishioner’s desire for a deeper understanding of God. That desire for greater knowledge can be met in several ways.  The Christian education ministries of a local church are a valuable resource, and there is always the … Continue reading

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Encouragement for Today’s Pastors: Help from the Puritans

Encouragement for Today’s Pastors: Help from the Puritans Joel R. Beeke and Terry D. Slachter Reformation Heritage Books, 2013 ISBN: 978-1-60178-220-5 This book is just the sort of help weary pastors need to refresh their spirits, reminding them of the … Continue reading

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Reformed and Evangelistic

Responding to criticism of his methodology, the evangelist conducting a soul-winning seminar at my home church retorted, “Well, I like the way I win souls better than the way you don’t.” The questioner fell silent, and I – an impressionable … Continue reading

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Gifted & skilled, but is he a Pastor?

When asked what counsel he would leave with today’s Christian preachers, Haddon W. Robinson said: Preach the Bible. If you don’t preach the Bible, you have nothing to preach. But don’t just preach the Bible. Preach the Bible to people. … Continue reading

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