Welcome to the website of Spring Branch Academy, the teaching ministry of Dr. Bob Snyder.
Spring stands for the source of truth–the written word of God.
Branch stands for the outcome–the doctrine and experience of the church in history.
It is the aim of Spring Branch Academy to apply the exposition of the Bible to the problems and lessons of the church, in a fashion that is accessible for all Christians, and not just academics.
For more information and written resources, please go to SermonAudio.com, and put “Spring Branch Academy” in the search line.
Also, to preview and print a free copy of our latest publication, A Question-Answer Book on Biblical History, look under “eDocs” in the SermonAudio.com site.
This past month, I resigned from my post as pastor of Open Door Bible Church. It was a difficult decision, and one that is still difficult even now to accept at times, when I consider the role and relationship I have had with many here in Hudson. Read the rest of this entry »
The following is the first session in premarital counseling, regarding the false expectations a couple may have in seeking such counsel. Please add your comments that would help make this a better experience for a young man and a young lady. Read the rest of this entry »
Come, ponder some thoughts with me. Could Jesus, the Son of Mary, be in this psalm? Read the rest of this entry »
The following is the second session in premarital counseling, regarding the duty that a couple has to the institution of marriage itself.
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In late May, a pastor told me that he was running on ten percent. Is that how you, pastor, are feeling right now? Others I knew had been contemplating quitting. Have you thought this lately? As for myself, discouragement and stress were regular temptations and often victors. We needed help! Read the rest of this entry »
Some may be curious about the beginnings of American Fundamentalism. Contrary to common opinion, the beginnings of the movement do not arise from the multi-volume work The Fundamentals, but from the desire and push of a Midwestern Baptist pastor. Read the rest of this entry »