Category Archives: Personal

What Have I Learned Since Coming to RTS (Three Year Mark)

For over 20 years I have been a pastor.  I am still a pastor.  But for the last three years, I have also been a seminary president where we train pastors and leaders for the global church. In my work, … Continue reading

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Those Hyperaddictive, Time-Sucking Digital Games

Today’s New York Times Magazine (April 8, 2012) cover  story is entitled—“The Hyperaddictive, Time-Sucking, Relationship-Busting, Mind-Crushing Power and Allure of Silly Digital Games.”  Quite a title! The article, by Sam Anderson, is about  how time-wasting video games jumped into our … Continue reading

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Books I Received For Christmas 2011

So what did you receive for Christmas?  The famous Christian humanist Desiderius Erasmus once said, “When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.” Well, when someone asks me what … Continue reading

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The Sweet Privilege: Celebrating Anniversaries at Two Former Churches

One of the sweetest privileges of ministry is for a pastor to finish well at a church, so that there is mutual blessing—the church blesses the pastor and the pastor blesses the church.  Both are overwhelmed at God’s grace and … Continue reading

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There is Nothing More Splendid Than a University: College Hopping in September

“There are few things more beautiful than a university,” John Masefield once wrote in a memorable tribute to the English universities.   His words still ring true today.  He was not just thinking of dreamy spires or beautiful campus greens.   The … Continue reading

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Vernon Grounds, R.I.P.

This past Sunday, September 12, 2010, our good friend Dr. Vernon Grounds went to be with the Lord at age 96.   Dr. Grounds was a pastor, scholar, preacher, counselor, mentor and evangelical statesman who racked up over seventy years of … Continue reading

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PASTOR TO PRESIDENT PART 2 – EPC Stated Clerk Interviews me on seminary, training leaders and blogging

This is taken from the recent edition of the EPC News Pastor to President – Part 2 An interview with Don Sweeting by Jeff Jeremiah After twelve years of ministry as the Senior Pastor of Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church, Dr. Don Sweeting … Continue reading

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