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
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
Pastor John from December 28, 1981:
“For me to live is Christ!” But very specifically that must mean: “For me to live is Christ’s mission.” “As the Father has sent me,” Jesus said, “so send I you.”
In 1982 my life must…
163,000,000 unborn baby girls have been killed in Asia over the last three decades. That’s more than the entire female population of the United States.
Aside from the mounting up of blood-guilt, and the treasonous shredding of God’s image, the…Continue Reading