Worldview, Politics, and Cultural Engagement “Will I Be Fully Accepted As a Gay Man at Your Church?” Helpful. Churches need to have this conversation. Ten Things You should Know Know about the Dangers of Media I wonder if people wrote articles about “ten things you should know about automobiles” when cars began to dominate … More Curated Links for Growth and Thought
Christianity, Help for Preachers, Devotion “Oh, . . . and I’m Bi-Sexual” Some counsel on how to relate to the faddish announcement of sexual experimentation. Preaching through Romans? If you are preaching through or studying the book of Romans, after you have read the book, and read the book again, this would be a … More Weekend Links: Sobering Help for Sinning Saints
Sunday Musings Reading with the Pastor Matthew 21 and Psalm 26 This is a story from history that will show you how to read Old Testament quotations in the New Testament. “One afternoon late in 1946” a Bedouin shepherd boy threw a stone into a cave and heard the sound of pottery breaking. By 1948 news began to … More How to Read OT Quotations in Matthew
Tuesday is for Preaching Is it okay to preach the Bible without preaching Christ? Is it possible to preach every text and get to the cross? Is it appropriate for the preacher to preach a non-Messianic OT text, preach it accurately in terms of its historical context, and never refer to Jesus? How often can … More Can We Preach Every Text without Preaching Christ?
Weekend Links (August 6, 2011) This weeks collection of links, and always remember–just because I put it here doesn’t mean I endorse everything they say. But everything they say is something worth reading and praying over. Growing as a Leader Stop Focusing on What’s Wrong (Leadership Freak) The Intoxication of Pride (Thom Rainer) Mark Dever … More “I was Never Called to be a Missionary. I Volunteered.”