This past Friday and Saturday I attended and spoke at the annual Disciple-Makers Conference dreamed up and organized by one of my former students and staff members, Tom McElroy. Years ago Tom and I got connected through the church planting classes I taught for 14-15 years at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL. … More When the Gospel Creates Unity
WEEKEND LINKS These are challenging times for Christians who hold to the authority of Scripture. But that is not without its joys and opportunities. As one of my friends said, “Marty, when it get’s darker, the light always appears brighter.” Amen. Let’s shine all the brighter for Jesus and let’s remember to love everyone, including and … More What You Can Do to Empower Dissent to Same-sex Marriage
Weekend Links Two days and my wife returns from a good visit with her mom in West Virginia. I’m looking forward to my lonely house being filled with her radiant smile and presence. This week’s links are filled with controversy. Good time to remember that Jesus is in control and is always trustworthy. Better … More Tim Keller on Prayer; Disputing Matthew Vines; John Piper; Kevin DeYoung; Same-Sex Adoption; Christians Under Fire; Mark Howell
Weekend Links So much nonsense in the world! So much. There once was a time when a right-wing newscaster or a left-wing newscaster could at least be trusted to present facts. They might have different interpretations of the facts but it was facts that both were trying to deal with. Today, people on the right … More The Nonsensical World of Public Policy and Better Ministry in Light of It.
Christopher Yuan is a former member of our church in Bolingbrook who was rescued from drugs and homosexuality by the prayers of his mother, the faithfulness of his father, a federal prison, the prayers of the saints of New Song Church and sound biblical teaching. Today, Christopher is a graduate of Moody Graduate School, and … More Very Important Article, Video and Discussion on Homosexuality