Friday, August 21, 2020
Degrees & Diplomas
In May 1995 when my BTheol was conferred on me in absentia I was in the middle of the jungle, in the interior of Borneo with oil lamps and battery torches to light the night. In August 2003 (exactly 17 years ago) when my PhD was conferred in absentia again, I was busy pastoring my home church which grew more than double within 5 years. Degrees and diplomas surely mean something; it is not for nothing that I am called a “Dr” or doctor by some of my friends. Even Martin Luther, the great reformer was proud to be a Doctor of Scripture and I intend to use the full breath of scriptural knowledge which God has granted me to effect the next reformation as biblical literacy has never been so low and it is only getting worse.
In a crowded field of scholarship, I am delighted to see my name mentioned along with 40 or more scholars by Russell Morton's Recent Res...
There is a time for everything. Much wisdom brings much grief and the increase of knowledge increases sorrows (Eccl 1:18). I find it hard to...