• November, 2011

    The November 2011 issue of Tabletalk seeks to unpack the biblical-theological meaning of certain words commonly used in Scripture that, nonetheless, remain either largely misunderstood or not fully understood among laymen. These include Amen, Blessing, Church, Covenant, Glory, Heaven, Kingdom, Loyal-Love, and Worship.

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    Defining Our Terms

    Nov, 2011
  • October, 2011

    Death and disease affect everyone, even Christians. This issue explores the nature of death and disease from a biblical perspective, providing hope to those who trust in Jesus and encouraging believers to view these heinous effects of sin in light of God’s revelation and promises.

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    Dealing With Death and Disease

    Oct, 2011
  • September, 2011

    This issue of Tabletalk examines the decade proceeding the events of September 11, 2001. It pays special attention to American’s response to and demands of God, and it instructs Christians on how to interpret and react to the various issues surrounding and springing from that dark day.

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    9/11 Ten Years Later

    Sep, 2011
  • August, 2011

    This issue of Tabletalk interacts with classical literature, exploring various biblical themes littered throughout great pieces such as Moby Dick and The Lord of the Rings. From Victor Hugo’s portrayal of law and grace in Les Mis to the remarkable choice of Faust in Christopher Marlowe’s play The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus, we will investigate a variety of biblical themes found in each classic work.

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    Theological Reflections on Classic Literature

    Aug, 2011
  • July, 2011

    This issue of Tabletalk examines the need for fostering fraternity and real friendship within the community and the church. We will analyze the New Testament’s clear call for men to experience solidarity with men and women to enjoy closeness with women.

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    Fraternity: The Bonds of Brotherhood

    Jul, 2011
  • June, 2011

    How should Christians view and observe the Sabbath? This issue of Tabletalk will look at four prominent views of the Sabbath and how it is applied to the Christian: seventh-day sabbatarian, Sunday sabbatarian, Baptist, and Lutheran.

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    Four Views of the Sabbath

    Jun, 2011
  • May, 2011

    Continuing our ongoing series on the history of the church, we will focus on the eleventh century looking at the great schism between the churches in the East and West, the investiture controversy, the crusades, and Anselm of Canterbury.

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    The 11th Century: Conflict, Crusades, and the New Christendom

    May, 2011
  • April, 2011

    This issue of Tabletalk will look at how a humiliated and exalted Messiah is revealed in the Old Testament, as well as how Jesus of Nazareth fulfilled those expectations.

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    Christ in the Old Testament

    Apr, 2011
  • March, 2011

    This issue of Tabletalk will explore the hard questions revolving around God’s law in the lives of Christians today.

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    Three Uses of the Law

    Mar, 2011
  • February, 2011

    In the vein of C.S. Lewis’ Screwtape Letters, this issue of Tabletalk features twenty letters written from a senior demon to a tempter-in-training on a wide array of topics. This issue aims to give a glimpse into the perverted world of spiritual wickedness in order to better understand the crafty and twisted ways in which it works against the people of God.

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    Letters from the Abyss

    Feb, 2011
  • January, 2011

    The January 2011 issue of Tabletalk strives to give an overview of the New Testament epistles, with an eye on how they encourage and exhort the church

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    The New Testament Epistles

    Jan, 2011
  • December, 2010

    This issue of Tabletalk focuses on the mission the church has to the world, specifically in the area of mercy and compassion. We hope to provoke people away from the widespread apathy that has characterized the church in recent years and exhort them to what James calls “pure and undefiled religion.”

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    Overcoming Apathy: Mercy Ministry in Word and Deed

    Dec, 2010