David Dunham

Dave Dunham is Associate Pastor of Discipleship and Counseling at Cornerstone Baptist Church in the Detroit Metro. He has a Master's of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Anger

Anger

Matthew 5:21-26, "You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment.’ 22 But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be...

The Importance of Prayer in Counseling

The Importance of Prayer in Counseling

I couldn’t believe how long she talked and how long my mentor sat listening to her. He seemed to have a bottomless supply of patience. It was my first time in a real-life counseling observation, and I quickly learned how vital patience is to being a good counselor. It...

The Five Solas: God’s Glory Alone

The Five Solas: God’s Glory Alone

The Roman Catholic Church of Martin Luther’s day would have outright denied the concepts of Scripture alone and faith alone; it did not deny the concept that glory belonged to God alone. They certainly wouldn’t have suggested that God shared His glory, and yet the...

The Five Solas: Christ Alone

The Five Solas: Christ Alone

“Who do people say that the Son of Man is” (Mat. 16:13)? This question remains as pertinent a one today as it was when Jesus asked it of the disciples. Historically the Roman Catholic Church and the Reformers didn’t disagree with each other on the person of Christ....

The Five Solas: Faith Alone

The Five Solas: Faith Alone

It has been called the “main hinge upon which religion turns” (Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion. 3.11.1). The doctrine of justification by faith alone is easily the most significant issue arising from the period of the Reformation. Its significant lay in...

The Five Solas: Grace Alone

The Five Solas: Grace Alone

“The language of grace so permeates the Bible and all traditions of Christian theology, ” says Carl Trueman, “that to claim that salvation is by grace alone is, in itself, to claim very little at all” (Grace Alone, 17). Everybody loves grace. We name our churches,...

The Five Solas: Sola Scriptura

The Five Solas: Sola Scriptura

Everyone, it seems, is celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. There’s good reason to celebrate it. The Reformation, after all, was a recovery of the gospel, which had been muddled by the traditions of men. That recovery was made possible by...