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Who Is Louie Giglio?

Jonathan Parnell
Leading the charge against human slavery (enditmovement.com), Louie Giglio is the founder of the Passion Movement and serves as pastor of Passion City Church in Atlanta. But what's his story? A couple years ago, leading us to our…
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John Piper Interviews Jerry Bridges

Jonathan Parnell
Few people work faithfully for the same organization for almost 60 years. Yet it was 1955 when Jerry Bridges, a Korean War veteran, joined the team at The Navigators where he continues to this day. An author of several books…
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Men, Know Your Family

Jonathan Parnell
Men should know their families. Who would disagree with that statement? It seems so obvious that husbands and dads should know what's going on in the lives of their wife and children. But Tim Witmer, author of The Shepherd Leader
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Ten Ways to Pray for Your Wife

Ten Ways to Pray for Your Wife

Jonathan Parnell
[Download a new print-version (PDF) of "10 Things to Pray for Your Wife." You can also get lock-screen versions for your iPhone4 or iPhone5.] Our hunger for God will not be confined to our closets. As we know him…
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From Closet to Coastlands: Bible Reading and Prayer in 2013

Jonathan Parnell
'Tis now the season to get strategic. With the New Year on the horizon, many of us are beginning to consider the logistics of our devotional lives for 2013. Bible-reading plans, book lists, prayer guides — these are tactical means…
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When You're More Blessed Than Mary

Jonathan Parnell
Jesus says, "Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed" (John 19:29). What he means is that those who have never seen him in person and still believe in him are blessed. But that's not easy. We're…
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John Newton Understood Winter

Jonathan Parnell
It doesn't get above freezing, it's dark by 5PM, and snow is everywhere. Hello, Winter in Upper Midwest America. You are cold and long. But however cold and long, the best way to bear Winter is to shovel up every…
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Leadership Is About Responsibility and Sacrifice

Jonathan Parnell
"Jesus was not on a power trip when he came into the world," John Piper reminds us. "His aim was to die for his bride." Expounding Ephesians 5:25, Piper shows that if men are to be leaders like Jesus, we…
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Behind the Blog: Flavelicious

David Mathis, Jonathan Parnell, and Tony Reinke

Joy Comes to the Rescue

Jonathan Parnell
Your heart matters. It really, really matters. The heart, after all, is the "noble faculty of the soul," as John Flavel explains in his 1668 publication now titled, Keeping the Heart. Most generally, the heart refers to the inner…
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Jesus Understands Our Deepest Sorrow

Jonathan Parnell
The Lord Jesus Christ — the only Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, the one through whom all things were made — became human like us. I recently talked with Nancy Guthrie, author of Hearing Jesus Speak into
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The Glory of Being Human

Jonathan Parnell
Have you ever stopped to ponder how amazing it is to be alive? To be not generic or arbitrary, but a human being, a man or a woman created in the image of God? It is no trifle, John Piper…
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Jesus Can Be Troubling

Jonathan Parnell
Jesus troubles those who don't worship him. That's the situation of Matthew 2, as John Piper explains in today's Advent reading: Matthew 2:1–4, Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold…
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When We Don't Want to Wait

Jonathan Parnell
Where in the world is it? I couldn't find my electric beard trimmer. I opened the sink cabinets and moved around a few bath towels. Still nothing. Inanimate objects don't grow legs and walk away (my mother used to say)…
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Behind the Blog: We Have Thor

Josh Etter, David Mathis, Jonathan Parnell, and Tony Reinke

Because God Leads: The Story of Jason Meyer

Jonathan Parnell
"There's something I want you to pray about, Jason," his grandfather said. Now this at least got his attention. Jason's grandfather was a successful farmer in rural South Dakota, and not to mention, a trusted elder in the local Reformed…
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Don’t Undersell Your Commute

Jonathan Parnell
Packer had me at “horseback.” In his new introduction to John Flavel's Keeping the Heart, J. I. Packer tells a story from Flavel’s devotional life. Now I remembered hearing of a spiritual experience Edwards had on horseback, and of…
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