Dear Reader: What follows is an excerpt from Sunday’s sermon manuscript. Enjoy.
What issue is capturing the beating hearts of young (Young Restless & Reformed, Hipster, Social Justice, you name the tribe) Christians this week?
“The Pastor as Scholar and the Scholar as Pastor” began as two sermons
DTS professor John D. Hannah (not to be confused with animal lover Jack Hanna) has written an honest evaluation of the history of one of the world’s important Seminaries.
One of the treasures in my study is a ragged, dog-eared book entitled “Understanding the Church” which Emmaus Bible College kindly placed in the mail boxes of all it’s students one year.
“ We want John Knox back again. Do not talk to me of mild and gentle men, of soft manners and squeamish words; we want the fiery Knox;
In a sermon given at Exeter Hall on Dec. 30th, 1860 Charles Spurgeon spoke of what we bring to Christ in relation to our Salvation. “ As long as a man has anything to boast of, there is no Christ for him; but the moment he has nothing of his own, Christ is his. Whilst … [Read more…]
Dr. Dever and panel discuss Elders, Membership, and Accountability. Reverb: Session 3 – Panel Discussion.
Dr. Mark Dever is the Pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington D.C. and is also the president of 9Marks, a ministry dedicated to helping Churches become healthy. In this video Pastor Dever explains the need for Church membership and Church discipline far better than I ever could, please watch for the health of … [Read more…]
If you’re not familiar with the ministry of Pastor John Stott (1921-2011), then you’re missing out. Last year while on vacation I read Roger Steer’s illuminating biography on John Stott titled: “Basic Christian The Inside Story of John Stott”. My first introduction to the work of Rev. John Stott was through his magnum opus, “The … [Read more…]