He would paint a picture of the tenderness of God toward sinners . . .. . . with His body as the canvas. . . and His blood as the paint. For more see: The Worst and Best Day of Jesus’ Earthly Ministry.
Tuesday is for Preaching Got your Christmas series planned? Not? Do you believe the whole Bible is inspired? Try this one. Consider doing a month long series in Matthew 1:1-25. Week 1: Matthew 1:1-6a What Child is This: Part 1 Week 2: Matthew 1:6b-11 What Child is This: Part 2 Week 3: Matthew 1:12-17 What … More If the Genealogies are Inspired Why Don’t We Preach from Them?
Discussion Points Short answer: The foundations of the culture are crumbling. There are a lot of good and legitimate answers to that question but here’s one from one of our best thinkers. “What I am suggesting is that the Christian message itself will become the object of ridicule. The life of discipleship will be derided … More Why is the Gospel Ridiculed?
Every day is a good day to be reminded of Easter joy! He is Risen Indeed!.
Sunday Musings “It is a good day when thou givest me a glimpse of myself; Sin is my greatest evil, but thou are my greatest good; … My country, family, church fare worse because of my sins, for sinners bring judgment in thinking sins are small … Let me … More Praying for Holiness on a Sunday Afternoon
Four books on evangelism recommended by Matt Chandler, Mark Dever and Darin Patrick. Coleman’s book is a classic and Mark Dever’s book is very good. Mack Stiles book is both funny and instructive, a good combination. All of these are short and helpful. The Gospel and Personal Evangelism by Mark Dever The Heart of Evangelism by Jerram … More What and Who to Read if You Want to Learn How to Share the Gospel More Clearly
Treat your wife like a bride every day. Church Planter: Take Care of Your Wife.
Weekend Links These will give you plenty to talk about over coffee with you friends. You might become the most interesting person in the room, Just remember, I don’t necessarily agree with everything in them. Better Engagement with Politics and Culture The Signs of Political Idolatry (Tim Keller—a not to miss article) U2’s Bono on … More Christian response to Immigration; Tim Keller on Idolatry and Calvin; Bono; Michael Breen; Sharia and British Law;
In 1988, (Have 24 years [now 27 yrs!] really passed since then?) I was a Teaching Fellow at the International School of Theology in California. The seminary had a brief and productive existence of about 25 years, and I was there almost from the beginning. That particular year, WORLDWIDE Challenge magazine published a brief article … More “God, give me wise words.” or What to say to the Rabbi’s Question
The article below is from Kairos Journal. I have read all of Percy’s novels and both of his non-fiction works. He was a provocative writer. His two book, 20 years apart series, THE LAST GENTLEMAN and THE SECOND COMING, are a powerful and patient evangelistic effort that sneaks in under the radar of most readers … More Walker Percy — A Novelist for a Deaf Culture