Things We Do that Prevent People from Hearing the Gospel

Wednesday is for Prayer and Reflection I ran across a brilliant article from an Jamie Dunlop, associate of Mark Dever and Capital Hill Baptist Church. Jamie and Mark have recently co-authored a book, The Compelling Community: Where God’s Power Makes a Church Attractive. The  article was titled, “3 Ways We Prevent the Gospel from Making Our Churches … More Things We Do that Prevent People from Hearing the Gospel

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Wolfhart Panneberg on What Is and Isn’t a Church

The following is from Kairos Journal. I will be busy packing and organizing to get our house on the market, but here is an article worth reading and thinking about. Tomorrow I will try to post on the changes coming to the Schoenleber household. For today, here is revised post from September of 2014.  “The … More Wolfhart Panneberg on What Is and Isn’t a Church

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Incarnation: God Infleshed — It Doesn’t Get Any More Profound

Wednesday is for Prayer There are times when only a Christmas hymn will suffice for clarity and beauty of doctrine proclaimed with joy. Here’s a classic example. There are multiple verses and whole chapters that could be summoned for every line of this hymn. Remember and remind your soul to bask in the wonder of … More Incarnation: God Infleshed — It Doesn’t Get Any More Profound

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Worship Wars aren’t Over; Bart Ehrman; Mark Dever; Tom Nettles; Verge Network on Multi-site; and much more

Weekend Links My bride is away this week and next visiting the wonderful woman who gave here birth and the house is lonely without her and her beautiful smile lighting up the room. Yesterday, I went for a twenty mile bike ride, pretty good for a fat tire bike weighing 40 pounds powered by a … More Worship Wars aren’t Over; Bart Ehrman; Mark Dever; Tom Nettles; Verge Network on Multi-site; and much more

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Better Politics, Better Culture, Better Ministry, More Fun and the End of Abortion all in your next click

Weekend Links About to begin a very busy season of ministry and my blog posts might be fewer in number for a week or so. The links below are some of the most interesting things I read this week. Sometimes, I think that’s what I am, a professional reader. Enjoy. Better Engagement with Politics and … More Better Politics, Better Culture, Better Ministry, More Fun and the End of Abortion all in your next click

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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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Neil DeGrasse Tyson: N-word; Global Warning Costs; Hipster Elites; World Vision; Too Friendly Jesus and more

Weekend Links Relaxing day off with my bride. Lazy, resting, refreshing. Some good, really good links below. Hope they are helpful. As always, inclusion doesn’t mean endorsement of all that is them. “Those who wish to succeed must ask the right preliminary questions.” —Aristotle in Metaphysics, II, (III), i. Better Interaction with Culture and Politics … More Neil DeGrasse Tyson: N-word; Global Warning Costs; Hipster Elites; World Vision; Too Friendly Jesus and more

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The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God (Excerpt)

Friday is for Heart Songs The following is an excerpt from D.A. Carson’s book The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God. The introduction to the excerpt is from Kairos Journal. There is so much mushy thinking and teaching on the love of God and so much of it is often put at odds with his other … More The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God (Excerpt)

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