Category Archives: Ministry Matters

Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 30)

Chapters 30-33 are sometimes called “the Book of Consolation,” a unit within the larger book that shines with hope for the Israel’s future. Given the fact that most of Jeremiah’s prophecies are dark and dire, these four chapters are especially bright. The … Continue reading

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Prayer Update November 30, 2018

As we move into December, our fall semester is moving to its finale.  Students are working hard to finish papers and prepare for final exams.  Professors are gearing up for all the grading that comes when the students turn in … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 28)

The opening time marker in chapter 28 indicates a continuation of the events recorded in chapter 27:  “in the fifth month of that same year, the fourth year, early in the reign of Zedekiah . . .” (1).  So this … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 27)

In this chapter Jeremiah lives out his calling as a prophet to “nations and kingdoms”, a prophet sent to “uproot and tear down, to destroy and overthrow, to build and to plant” (1:10).  He has a message for kings and … Continue reading

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Prayer Update November 8, 2018

Linda and I are in Ottawa this week, privileged to speak at the missions conference for the Metropolitan Bible Church.  We had the joy of serving at the Met for almost 15 years before coming to Heritage.  The church still … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 26)

This chapter is dated “early in the reign of Jehoiakim” (1) which makes it one of five chapters specifically tied to events from this time period (four chapters are from the “fourth year of Jehoiakim”—25:1; 36:1; 45:1; 46:2). Chapter 26 likely … Continue reading

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Tuesdays with Jeremiah (Chapter 25)

When he was first called to prophetic ministry, Jeremiah was appointed “over nations and kingdoms to uproot and tear down, to destroy and overthrow, to build and to plant” (1:10).  Over the first twenty-three years of his ministry. Jeremiah had … Continue reading

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