Amazing Grace in Deep Despair
The Rare Friendship of Newton and Cowper
Feb 1, 2024
Of the many surprising stories behind John Newton’s hymn “Amazing Grace,” one of the most poignant follows Newton’s friendship with the troubled poet William Cowper.
The Life of God in the Soul of Man
A Reader’s Guide to a Christian Classic
Feb 25, 2023
What is the essence of true Christianity? Learn from a short classic book by a young seventeenth-century pastor, Henry Scougal.
The Daring Idea of Small Groups
A Short History of a Common Ministry
Feb 11, 2022
Over the last few centuries, the presence or absence of genuine spiritual life often could be discerned by the presence or absence of a structure we usually take for granted: the small group.
Singing to the Risen Son
A History of Christian Hymns
Oct 20, 2020
The hymns of the church throughout the ages tell a story much larger than song. In the history of hymns, we find a miniature history of Christian spirituality.
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A digest from Desiring God