All Resources by Tyler Kenney

Conrad Mbewe: The African Spurgeon?

Tyler Kenney
When he was in South Africa in October, alongside giving his message at Lausanne, John Piper spoke at two smaller conferences: Piper 2 Leaders, and Rezolution 2010. We posted the audio of these Piper messages at that time. What…
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Paul Miller on Becoming the Gospel

Tyler Kenney
This is our third question and answer post with Paul Miller. (Read the first and second.) Can you give us a summary of Sonship, the discipleship course you helped put together? I designed the Sonship course over a period…
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Paul Miller on Cynicism in Prayer

Tyler Kenney
A second question and answer with Paul Miller. (Read the first.) Your book, A Praying Life, talks about cynicism in prayer. How would you describe the problem of cynicism, and what is your advice to those who are
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What Paul Miller Learned from His Father About Prayer

Tyler Kenney
Your father, Jack Miller, is well-known for his impact as a pastor, evangelist, missions organizer and author. What impact did he have on your life, especially as regards living a life of prayer? I watched my dad become passionate about…
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Joel Beeke on What He Has Learned Abroad About Prayer

Tyler Kenney
This is our third question and answer post with Joel Beeke on the subject of prayer (read the first and second posts). What are some significant things you have learned from Christians abroad about prayer? I’ve learned from the Irish…
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2011 Bible Reading Plans

Tyler Kenney
Last year David Mathis outlined several good plans for people wanting to read through the Bible in a year. They're worth mentioning again, so I have reproduced the list (with minor updates) below. Of course, there are tons of other…
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Joel Beeke on Busyness and Prayer

Tyler Kenney
This is the second question we put to Joel Beeke. (Read his answer to our first question.) You wear many hats: seminary president, publisher, author, pastor, husband, father, etc. Such a heavy load must make prayer a difficult thing
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Joel Beeke on the Best Puritan on Prayer

Tyler Kenney
The following question was put to Joel Beeke. You have written much on the lives and thoughts of the Puritans. Which Puritan do you think has the most to teach us about prayer? What would he teach us? His response:…
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How Did You Do in 2010?

Tyler Kenney
The last week of the year is a good time—with God's help—to reflect on the past 12 months, do a little self-assessment, and decide what things to repent of and reach for in the next lap around the sun. At…
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Three Features of Free Grace

Tyler Kenney
In Miscellanies #191, Jonathan Edwards defines free grace as the kind of grace in which "the abundance of the benevolence of the giver is expressed, and gratitude in the receiver is obliged." Then he outlines three ways through which…
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When Preaching Becomes Plagiarism

Tyler Kenney
When has a preacher crossed the line into plagiarism in his sermon? Matt Perman, senior director of strategy at DG, has posted his response today at The Gospel Coalition Blog. It follows in a series on plagiarism that began earlier…
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A Good Way to Think of the Love of Christ

Tyler Kenney
Jonathan Edwards explains how romantic love helps us understand Jesus' feelings towards the church (Miscellanies #189, spacing added): We see how great love the human nature is capable of, not only to God but fellow creatures. How greatly…
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John Piper's Return Date

Tyler Kenney
Kenny Stokes made the following announcement before his sermon this weekend at Bethlehem: As many of you know, earlier this year the elders granted Pastor John Piper a leave of absence from Bethlehem from May 1 through December 31. John…
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C. S. Lewis on Loving Aslan More Than Jesus

Tyler Kenney
If after watching "The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" (which released in US theaters this weekend), you find yourself or your kids feeling drawn to Aslan with alarming emotion, don't assume it's just the result of some cinematic…
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The Influence of Excitement

Tyler Kenney
There are some wonderful instances of ordinary Christians, not least the young, who are concerned to preach the whole gospel unabashedly and do good first to the household of God and then, as much as is possible, outside as well…
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The Good Things You'll Never Do

Tyler Kenney
An ironically encouraging post by Sam Crabtree about the things you will never accomplish in life.
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Music the Most Perfect Communication?

Tyler Kenney
Jonathan Edwards, from Miscellanies #188: The best, most beautiful, and most perfect way that we have of expressing a sweet concord of mind to each other, is by music. When I would form in my mind an idea of…
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The Most Intimate Relationship

Tyler Kenney
Such was the love of the Son of God to the human nature, that he desired a most near and close union with it, something like the union in the persons of the Trinity, nearer than there can be between…
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Why God Allows Sin and Suffering

Tyler Kenney
Jonathan Edwards: Though [God] hates sin in itself, yet he may will to permit it for the greater promotion of holiness in this universality, including all things and at all times. So, though he has no inclination to a creature's…
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Experimental Calvinism

Tyler Kenney
Rev. Ian Hamilton explains. What do you think? Here's a taster: This is what so many miss in their assessment of, or espousal of, Calvinism. It is not first and foremost a theological system; it is more fundamentally a…
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Appreciating N. T. Wright

Tyler Kenney
I wish I could have been at Tom Schreiner's presentation last night at the ETS Annual Meeting. According to Justin Taylor, it was a helpful, careful, and charitable critique of N. T. Wright's teaching on justification. The debate over…
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Satan's Schemes Always Backfire in the End

Tyler Kenney
According to Jonathan Edwards, Satan's desire to destroy man in the garden grew out of envy. His haughtiness and pride were insulted to see earthborn creatures receiving such honor while he, a native of heaven with such natural strength and…
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Two More Responses to Claims of Contradiction

Tyler Kenney
On Friday we pointed to Justin Holcomb's response to Project Reason and Fast Company's mutual misrepresentation of the Bible. Since that post, a couple other notable responses have been issued as well. While Holcomb gives a solid, high-level answer to the…
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The History of Veterans Day

Tyler Kenney
Today in the United States we celebrate the great and many sacrifices our war veterans have made over the years in service to our nation. (Two years ago, John Piper wrote of his gratitude for such veterans in his post…
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