3 Errors of Word of Faith Preaching by Josh Buice
7 Reasons the Gospel is Hard to Define by Scott Lothery. One of our pastors launched a blog called “The Gospel Nourished Life.” You’ll be hard pressed to find a better blog to read.
A Marriage Checklist. David Murray shares thoughts from The Meaning of Marriage by Tim Keller.
Benny Hinn’s Nephew Refutes False Teaching of His Uncle. This is great news.
I was surprised to learn a while back that Katy Perry grew up a pastor’s daughter. Here’s a helpful article from Rooted on what probably happened: Katy Perry Missed the Gospel of Grace.
How I Research Books by Tony Reinke. Here’s how one of my favorite writers does book projects.
Research Finds Over 1500 Genes that Make Men and Women Different. So much for gender being a societal construct!
The Internet is Not a Library. We need to think about the internet in the right way. Kevin DeYoung helps us think through what the internet is not.
The Making of a Modern Day Pharisee by Marshall Segal
If we are serious about grace, and true slaves to righteousness (Romans 6:15–18), we must beware of the symptoms of gracelessness. If we refuse to believe we could be a Pharisee, we’re as vulnerable as the Pharisees who murdered the Author of life. So, how would we know if we had subtly become a modern-day Pharisee? Jesus gives us at least six signposts along the highway away from grace.
Recommended by Joe Carter of TGC and Acton Institute: “Want to understand our era? Get/read a free copy of Kling’s ‘The Three Languages of Politics.’ (See trailer here. I haven’t read this and don’t mean to make a political statement. I’m just passing on a great resource from a good source.)
Why Read Aloud: Strategies for Reading to Your Children by Candice Watters
Reading aloud to your children is one of the best things you can do for them, and with them. It makes a huge difference in their learning. Philosopher Adam Swift says, “The evidence shows the difference between those who get bedtime stories and those who don’t — the difference in their life chances — is bigger than the difference between those who get elite private schooling and those that don’t.”
Why We Do Parent Commissioning Instead of Baby Dedication by J.D. Greear. A good distinction between infant baptism, infant dedication, and what seems more biblical, parent commissioning.
Why We Are Moving to the CSB at Redeemer Church by J.A. Medders. I got a free copy of the CSB and have enjoyed what I’ve read. Our church uses the ESV and I don’t see us switching (it’s not up to me), but I enjoyed reading Jeff’s reasoning. Maybe it will help you!
The church is the only place in the world where you have to admit you're a wretched sinner to become a member.
— Burk Parsons (@BurkParsons) May 10, 2017