The Dispensability of Ministers
Some books are for tasting regularly, not reading through once. One such book is Wise Counsel: John Newton's Letters to John Ryland Jr. edited by Grant Gordon (Banner of Truth, 2009). Newton was the former slave-trader turned pastor, and the author of “Amazing Grace”. The flavor of his ministry is such that frequent tastes are better than rare gulps.
I hope that he and you and I shall all so live, as to be missed a little when we are gone. But the Lord standeth not in need... Continue Reading