A Letter to My Friends

First, I must ask for your forgiveness for seeming to be insensitive to the real, horrific history of racism in our country in my recent Tweets. By saying “so-called” systemic racism, it may have seemed that I was making light of the awful atrocities in our nation’s and world’s history that have certainly affected us …

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The Titus 2 Ministry for Women (Part 1: Older Teach the Younger)

By Floriana and Timothy Brindle “Likewise, older women are to be reverent in behavior, not slanders or slaves too much wine. Instead, they are to teach what is good, in order to train the younger women to love their husbands and children, to be self controlled, pure, working at home, kind and submissive to their …

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“Wotanthauzira” (“The Interpreter”), tanthauzo komanso mawu a nyimboyi (Song Description & Lyrics in Chichewa)

Pansipa ndi tanthauzo la nyimbo ya “The Interpreter (Wotanthauzira)” (yoyimbidwa ndi Timothy Brindle ndi Masomphenya), yomwe inatuluka pa August 12, 2020: Ngati ophunzira aku Westminster Theological Seminary, Masomphenya, yemwe ndi oyimba wa za mawu a Mulungu, wayimba limodzi nyimbo ndi Timothy Brindle, oyimba wa ku America, yomwe mutu wake ndi “The Interpreter (Wotanthauzira)” . Munyimboyi, oyimba …

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“The Interpreter” (Song Description and Lyrics)

The following is a description of the music single, “The Interpreter” (by Timothy Brindle and Masomphenya), which was released on August 12, 2020. (For a translation of this blog post in Chichewa, click here: [“Wotanthauzira” tanthauzo komanso mawu a nyimboyi]). As fellow students at Westminster Theological Seminary, Malawian lyrical theologian Masomphenya collaborates with Timothy Brindle …

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“Redemption Song” By Floriana Brindle

“Legalism lacks the supreme sense of worship. It obeys but it does not adore.” Geerhardus Vos I love reading the different songs in the Bible. Songs like Moses’ song of deliverance from Egypt along with Miriam’s victory song in Exodus 15:1-18, 20-22; Deborah’s song in Judges 5, Hannah’s “soundtrack of redemption” in 1 Samuel 2:1-10, …

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Standing in the Gap to Intercede: A Biblical Theology of Mediator (Ps. 106)

  In God’s unfolding story of redemption, there are several figures who intercede on behalf of sinners as a sort of “mediator” between a holy God and His sinful people. Psalm 106 presents us with two of them: Moses and Phinehas. This psalm is about God’s patient, faithful, forgiving love, despite His people’s persistent wickedness. …

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“Sing a New Song” (about the Gospel)! The imperative of Christ-centered music from Ps. 96

“Sing a New Song” (about the Gospel)! The imperative of Christ-centered music from Ps. 96 1 Sing to YHWH a new song! Sing to YHWH, all the earth! 2 Sing to YHWH – bless His Name. Proclaim the good news of His salvation from day to day! 3 Make known His Glory among the nations, …

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The Road to Jerusalem: Pt. 2 (Mark 10:35-40)

In our prior study of Mark’s gospel, we saw Jesus leading His disciples on the road to Jerusalem as He unfolded for them His Messianic sufferings by referencing Isaiah 50:6. Unfortunately, our Lord’s disciples were still blinded to what it means for Jesus to be the Messiah. The following discourse demonstrates this:   35 Then …

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The Road to Jerusalem: Pt. 1 (Mark 10:32-34)

32 Then they began going up on the road to Jerusalem, and Jesus was leading them. And they began to be amazed, but those who were following began to fear. So taking the twelve again He began to say to them the things that were about to happen to Him: 33 “Pay attention! We are …

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