Posts Tagged "Excellence"

The Church, Academy, and Calling

Posted by on Jun 3, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Josh Mann with “for the Sake of Truth” recently interviewed Dr. Kostenberger on “The Church, Academy, and Calling.” Here is the interview below. How would you describe the relationship between your “scholarly” endeavors and your involvement in the ministry of the local church? Being involved in the local church has become increasingly important to me. Teaching a group of people of various ages and backgrounds at my church keeps pushing me to present the teachings of Scripture in a way that is relevant and understandable. This past Sunday, for example, I was... Read More

Got Excellence?

Posted by on Mar 23, 2012 in Blog | 2 comments

[NOTE: This devotional was originally given at the 2012 Southeast ETS regional meeting.] My topic for our devotional today is excellence: excellence in general and scholarly excellence in particular. Some of you may have seen my recent book on the subject, Excellence: The Character of God and the Pursuit of Scholarly Virtue, so I’ve recently had the chance to reflect extensively on the subject and would like to share some of the insights I gained from my study with you. My hope is that by looking at what Scripture has to do say about our need to pursue excellence we will be challenged and... Read More