To Be a Fool For Christ is a Great Ambition

Being a fool for Christ is a great ambition. Unfortunately, most professing believers in Christ don’t want the job. The context for this oft quoted excerpt from deceased Supreme Court Justice, Antonin Scalia was not a judicial opinion, but a prayer breakfast at the First Baptist Church in Jackson, Mississippi (April 9, 1996). The Justice … More To Be a Fool For Christ is a Great Ambition

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Learning from the Saints of the Past How to Stand in a Hostile Culture

Sunday Afternoon Musings I was reading, the Belgic Confession this morning before the first service.  (Don’t ask why. I just picked it up and started reading. I think God just wanted to give me one more illustration before I preached.) What I have recorded below was part of the introduction that set the confession in historical … More Learning from the Saints of the Past How to Stand in a Hostile Culture

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As Promised—-Back by Popular Demand: Weekend Links: John Piper, Trevan Wax, Jared Wilson, Kevin DeYoung, School Pension Reform, Seth Godin

Weekend Links For years I have trained others to be “theologically driven and pragmatically informed.” I was seeking to develop disciples who who be able to fight the bent of much of the pop-church culture of being “pragmatically driven and only slightly theologically salted.”  Training my students at the seminary and disciples in the church was … More As Promised—-Back by Popular Demand: Weekend Links: John Piper, Trevan Wax, Jared Wilson, Kevin DeYoung, School Pension Reform, Seth Godin

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Al Mohler on the Eclipse of Religious Liberty

The following article appeared in Kairos Journal and at AlbertMohler.com The Gathering Storm: The Eclipse of Religious Liberty and the Threat of a New Dark Age MONDAY • May 18, 2015 Remarks Delivered Friday, May 15,  2015: Mister Attorney General, Mr. Sears, and distinguished guests, it is a great honor to accept the Edwin Meese … More Al Mohler on the Eclipse of Religious Liberty

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A Word On Courage, Endurance, and Suffering

. Easter Reflections Today in my Easter sunday Message I quoted Scottish medical-missionary, explorer, and abolitionist David Livingston (1813-1873). Missionaries are heroes for me and Livingstone was one of the most courageous even if he was not one of the most effective. No one ever doubted his courage or commitment. He was asked how he … More A Word On Courage, Endurance, and Suffering

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Dr. King Quote Appropriate for the Hour We Find Ourselves in as a Nation

“On some positions, cowardice asks the question, is it expedient? And expedience comes along and asks the question, is it political? Vanity asks the question, is it popular? Conscience asks the question, is it right? And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor popular, but one must … More Dr. King Quote Appropriate for the Hour We Find Ourselves in as a Nation

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Reflections on a Day of Cowardice and Courage

Monday Reflections The bombing in Boston is the news of the day. As I write the death toll is 3 dead and 130 wounded. Traumatic injury to lower extremities from shrapnel from either the bombs themselves or from trash cans or other metal objects that were obliterated by the cowards who attacked innocent bystanders to … More Reflections on a Day of Cowardice and Courage

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