We should be slow to treat Jesus as if he doesn’t know what he is doing. He is not naïve in the way he deals with our anxiety. In Matthew 6:25-34 he tells us three times not to be anxious…Continue Reading
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…
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
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…
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…
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
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