The subtitle is: “A Passionate Plea For Preaching.” Eleven authors, mostly of a Reformed persuasion, contributed to this book (Mohler, Boice, Sproul, Piper, MacArthur). I enjoyed the book (and quoted it in this month’s article) and was encouraged in many areas of my own preaching and pastoring. Because these men are mostly Reformed and I am not, I accepted the differences with interest (and sometimes disappointment). Many of the challenges to today’s church life, including the pulpit ministry, are common among all circles of believers.
We Who Are SlavesMarch 31, 2018
Jesus said, “If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me” (Luke 9:23). To deny oneself in today’s culture might simply mean to practice a little self-control, perhaps to eat a little less, or to be more diligent with one’s personal devotions. But this […]
Who Needs The Local Church?July 2, 2017
This is a day of convenience, quick on-line shopping, and instant everything. It is almost possible for a person to live one’s whole life without leaving the house. If someone can arrange to work from home, the rest is easy. You can do all of your banking online, shop for almost anything and have it […]
Biblical LeadershipFebruary 28, 2017
Not the number of one’s servants, but the number whom one serves, is the heavenly criterion of greatness and the real preparation for leadership. Oswald Sanders What is Biblical leadership? Everyone seems to know these days and yet no one seems to know. All of us who […]