John Piper on Why We Should Care about the Issues Surrounding Ferguson, MO

It is a  BLOOD-OF-JESUS  Issue As a pastor committed to racial-reconciliation, justice, compassion, the cross of Christ and the gospel, it is CRAZY that the title of this post is even necessary. Unfortunately, such is the state of thinking about the gospel in the American church. There is a “hole in our gospel” as one writer has … More John Piper on Why We Should Care about the Issues Surrounding Ferguson, MO

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Jesus is God: So What? —Putting Jesus in His Place

Weekend Musings Can unbelievers understand the New Testament? Can they read its pages, see the portrayal of Christ in the gospels and the early correspondence of the Church and not see that extraordinary claims are made for the person of Christ? Can they fail to see that he claimed to be be God in the … More Jesus is God: So What? —Putting Jesus in His Place

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Index for Letters to Malcolm (Indulging My Inner Geek)

I have a personal goal to reread every C.S. Lewis book on my shelf in 2014-15.   A second project is to edit an index to each book that is missing one. (Secret pet peeve: I have an extreme dislike for books without indexes.) I am working on preparing a Scripture index for the same … More Index for Letters to Malcolm (Indulging My Inner Geek)

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Government Scandals and What the People of God Can Do

A couple of weeks ago, numbers began to spike on sales of my 2012 book, Picking a President: Or Any Other Elected Official.  I guess people are beginning to get more interested in the mid-term elections with all of the political scandals that seem to be coming to light. We are 14 days into June … More Government Scandals and What the People of God Can Do

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Henri Nouwen, Jesus and Teaching People to Pray

A valued friend contacted me on Facebook™ and wanted to know if I could recommend a book/booklet to help people learn how to pray. That’s a perennial problem—helping new believers and many times, older believers, to pray well, to pray biblically, to pray frequently, to pray with confidence and boldness, to pray about everything, to … More Henri Nouwen, Jesus and Teaching People to Pray

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That Christ and the Gospel, Not Elections, Would Be the Center of Our Joy

[So whether your candidate won or loss in the last election, don’t forget that the number one job of the Christian is to know God and make Him known. Job one for all of us who claim Christ as our Savior, the thing that is “of first importance” (1 Corinthians 15:1-4), is the preaching of the … More That Christ and the Gospel, Not Elections, Would Be the Center of Our Joy

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