I Wish I Had a Child Like You
As he said these things, a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said to him, “Blessed is the womb that bore you, and the breasts at which you nursed!” But he said, “Blessed rather are those who hear…
John Stott, The Expositor, Sent at a Crucial Point in My Life
Don’t Complicate the "Missionary Call"
I was never called to be a missionary, nor was I drafted. I volunteered. No special call was needed. I chose to go; I wanted to go; I was compelled to go. And where I go is always determined by…Continue Reading
An Impulse You Should Never Ignore
Martyn Lloyd-Jones writes to preachers:
Above all — and this I regard as most important of all — always respond to every impulse to pray. The impulse to pray may come when you are reading or when you are battling…
How Do the Nations Rage in Vain?
Quoting Psalm 2, the early church in Acts 4 prays in a way that shows how the rage and plotting of God’s enemies are in vain.
Why did the Gentiles rage, and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of…
Serving to Master Two? — Historical Background and the Bible
How Do We Know the Words to Speak?
A brother offended is more unyielding than a strong city,
and quarreling is like the bars of a castle (Proverbs 18:19).
The language around disability is constantly changing. Even using the word ‘disability’ can be controversial.
Recently, I was talking…Continue Reading
John Piper Interviews David Platt
On June 14 at the 2011 Southern Baptist Convention, Pastor John sat down with David Platt for a 20 minute conversation about local discipleship, world missions and the Bible:
We're excited to have David join us at our 2011 National Conference,…Continue Reading
C. S. Lewis vs. Modern Education (Part 1)
Part of my goal in writing these posts is to commend the Narnian stories as a component of Christian discipleship. In doing so, I’m not merely contending that we can read them profitably as Christians, but that C. S. Lewis…Continue Reading