About David Phillips

I am a pastor in Delaware and graduate of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. I also have a doctorate, leadership in the emerging culture, from George Fox Evangelical Seminary where I studied with Len Sweet.<br /><br />I have a heart for reaching unchurched young adults through relationship building. I assess and coach church planters and pastors and own an IT consulting company. In addition, I own a publishing services company, have written 4 books and am a doctoral adviser.<br /><br />I have also helped start 3 internet companies serving as a developer, manager, and consultant.

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  • David shared from Giving Blood: A Fresh Paradigm for Preaching by Leonard Sweet
    Abduction is creative philosophic inquiry, proven through experience and action. Hypothesis or inference is a posteriori, not a priori. A priori knowledge is conceptual and independent of experience, based on reason alone. A posteriori justifies a hypothesis, proposition, or assertion and is based on experience. A posteriori arguments cannot be based only on reason but must be proven through experience, or in a phrase Jesus used that Peirce liked to quote, “You may know them by their fruits.”21 You cannot reasonably assume that those who claim to have their hearts rooted in God live the life...
  • David shared from Ephesians, Colossians, and Philemon: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching by Ralph P. Martin
    reconciliation for Paul has meaning only in terms of moral relationships.
  • David shared from Ephesians, Colossians, and Philemon: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching by Ralph P. Martin
    reconciliation for Paul has meaning only in terms of moral relationships.
  • David shared from Ephesians, Colossians, and Philemon: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching by Ralph P. Martin
    1. Who is the church’s Lord? He shares the divine being as the visible representation and manifestation of who God is (so Lightfoot in interpreting “image of the invisible God”). He is not a copy or likeness of God but the “projection” of God on the canvas of our humanity and the embodiment of the divine in the world of men and women (thus Masson on 1:15).
    Note: Christ is not a copy or likeness of God
  • David shared from Ephesians, Colossians, and Philemon: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching by Ralph P. Martin
    1. Who is the church’s Lord? He shares the divine being as the visible representation and manifestation of who God is (so Lightfoot in interpreting “image of the invisible God”). He is not a copy or likeness of God but the “projection” of God on the canvas of our humanity and the embodiment of the divine in the world of men and women (thus Masson on 1:15).
    Note: Christ is not a copy or likeness of God
(Smyrna, DE USA)
David Phillips