Weekend Links Lots of links! Some that are not to be missed. You mileage may vary, but I found these articles alternately challenging, convicting, upsetting, and inspiring. I include them. I don’t necessarily endorse them all. Engaging Culture Ray Comfort’s Controversial Movie Comparing Abortion and Hitler Saving Lives (Christian News Wire) Federal Workers Paid Nearly … More Infuriating, Inspiring, Challenging and Provocative Links for Your Enjoyment and Growth
Friday is for Heart Songs The following is from Kairos Journal and excerpts a sermon by Ligon Duncan. Longer than my usual post and written by Ligon, not me. This is a great excerpt. Plus he references Gandalf and uses one of my all time heroes (C.T. Studd, missionary) as an illustration. Enjoy. The Kingdom … More The One Who Denies Himself Gains Everything
Tuesday is for Preaching “The great English preacher C.H. Spurgeon recounted one of the more unusual experiences of his highly unusual life. he was headed to Haverhill in Suffolk and, due to rail delays, was running late for a preaching engagement. I’ll let him pick up the story here: “So it happened that I reached … More Spurgeon’s Grandfather and the Gospel: A Snapshot in Time
Sunday Musings Great post over at 9 Marks today on what we ought to be doing when we come together as the body of Christ. Here’s the link. Take two minutes and read this excerpt from Ligon Duncan’s chapter “Foundations for Biblically Directed Worship” in Give Praise to God: A Vision for Reforming Worship, ed. Philip Graham … More Why and to Do What, Do We Come Together on Sunday?
Ours is a time that has a remarkable number of great, nationally known preachers, I think of men like John Piper, C.J. Mahaney, Ligon Duncan, Tim Keller, James MacDonald, and yet a growing neglect of preaching by both pastors and congregations. Too many want fluff and sentimental stories rather than The Story of redemption. The … More Preaching the Gospel in Gospel Denying Culture