Wisdom Wednesday

How should a Christian react to being labeled intolerant?

September 18, 2019 • Dr. Michael J. Kruger

Dr. Michael Kruger encourages Christians to remain faithful in a culture that promotes tolerance and gives helpful tips for how believers can share the truth of the gospel with a society that believes that truth is relative.

How should pastors pray for themselves?

Dr. Charlie Wingard • September 11, 2019 • Dr. Charlie Wingard

Dr. Charlie Wingard, drawing on years of his own pastoral experiences, encourages pastors to pray for specific characteristics to help them in their ministry.

How do I overcome my fear of evangelism?

Dr. Ligon Duncan • September 4, 2019 • Dr. Ligon Duncan

In our first episode of Season 8, Dr. Ligon Duncan addresses what holds us back from sharing the gospel, and how we can become bolder in sharing our faith.

What do you do when you feel you've wandered away from God?

Dr. Ligon Duncan • May 8, 2019 • Dr. Ligon Duncan

In the season 7 finale, Dr. Ligon Duncan offers comforting truths and practical steps for believers who may feel far from God. Wisdom Wednesday will resume in the fall with Season 8.

Does Scripture teach that Jesus is divine?

Dr. Greg Lanier • May 1, 2019 • Dr. Greg Lanier

What does Scripture teach about Christ's divinity? Dr. Greg Lanier explains how the writers of the New Testament describe Jesus by using Old Testament language about God.

What is a big misconception of theology?

Dr. Carl Ellis • April 24, 2019 • Dr. Carl Ellis

Dr. Carl Ellis discusses how theology is defined by historical and cultural contexts, both now and throughout history.

Could Jesus have sinned?

Prof. Blair Smith • April 17, 2019 • Prof. Blair Smith

How do I know that I am called to pastoral ministry?

Dr. Ligon Duncan • April 10, 2019 • Dr. Ligon Duncan

Dr. Ligon Duncan addresses a frequently asked question in this week's video. He recommends questions to ask and resources to examine for anyone seeking to discern whether or not they are called to pastoral ministry.

Should a Christian be bold?

Dr. Bruce Lowe • April 3, 2019 • Dr. Bruce Lowe

Dr. Bruce Lowe reminds us of our identity in Christ and explains what ought to characterize Christian boldness as we seek to represent Christ in the world.

Am I too easily impressed?

Dr. Michael J. Kruger • March 27, 2019 • Dr. Michael J. Kruger

This week's Wisdom Wednesday is taken from RTS Charlotte's Bible study on the book of Hebrews. Dr. Michael Kruger offers a challenge not to be too easily impressed by worldly things.

How do I know what a Bible passage means?

Dr. Robert J. Cara • March 20, 2019 • Dr. Robert J. Cara

How can we better understand the passages we read in the Bible? Dr. Robert Cara uses metaphor to explain how Scripture can be used to interpret Scripture, so that we can discern layers of meaning in the text.

How can I better communicate with my spouse?

Dr. Scott Coupland • March 13, 2019 • Dr. Scott Coupland

Why do spouses often have trouble communicating with one another? In this week's Wisdom Wednesday, Dr. Scott Coupland, Professor of Counseling at RTS Orlando, gives biblical advice to help spouses communicate more effectively.

Who should study the Bible's original languages?

Dr. Mark Futato • March 6, 2019 • Dr. Mark Futato

Is the study of the Bible's original languages just for pastors and professors? Dr. Mark Futato, RTS Orlando's Robert L. Maclellan Professor of Old Testament, challenges laypeople to study Greek and Hebrew in this rerun from the Wisdom Wednesday series.

How do I overcome "Perfect Mom" syndrome?

Melissa Druger • February 27, 2019 • Melissa Kruger

In this week's episode of Wisdom Wednesday, Melissa Kruger discusses the common desire to be the ideal mother. She reminds us of the truths of the gospel that bring comfort when we inevitably fall short of perfection.

Is Hell found in the Old Testament?

Dr. Michael McKelvey • February 20, 2019 • Dr. Michael McKelvey

Does the Old Testament have a doctrine of hell? In this week's Wisdom Wednesday, Dr. Michael McKelvey, Associate Professor of Old Testament at RTS Jackson, speaks about God's progressive revelation concerning the afterlife.