At Westminster Books you’ll discover an excellent sale on a lot of hand-picked Zondervan sources. It contains plenty of my books if you happen to’ve been ready for a sale!
It was a pleasure to satisfy so lots of you at Sing! 2019 and to listen to such variety encouragement. I’m heading house this morning, however go away blessed and inspired. (Particular because of the Averys.) If you happen to’d like to observe the ultimate morning of the convention, you possibly can catch it on livestream.
John Piper shares a set of rules associated to private productiveness.
I by no means studying of how totally different cultures grapple with totally different functions of the identical biblical truths. “The practice of lobola is deeply rooted in African culture. When done properly, it has many benefits, and in no way goes against the biblical emphasis of love within marriage (Genesis 2:24). It is not the culture or practise that is inherently wrong, but the people who are involved in it. To restore lobola to its primary purpose requires an understanding that God is above all cultures.”
Kimberly Wagner: “This strange season, that began more than two years ago now, has moved beyond calling it a ‘season.’ It is more like a new life. Normally when I think of ‘new life’ it is something exciting, filled with hope and promise—but this ‘new life’ is very hard.”
CT has an fascinating one: “Our team of communication researchers has spent years studying misinformation, satire, and social media. Over the last several months, we’ve surveyed Americans’ beliefs about dozens of high-profile political issues. We identified news stories—both true and false—that were being shared widely on social media. We discovered that many of the false stories weren’t the kind that were trying to intentionally deceive their readers; they actually came from satirical sites, and many people seemed to believe them.”
The title of this one could barely overstate the case, nevertheless it does make some very legitimate factors. “Social media is a new tool, and we must be aware of how it is changing us. Christians especially. Changes brought on by new tools which are positive or neutral are fine, but if you see changes taking place that move you away from what Christ has called you to be, it is time to either change the way you are using the tool, or abandon it altogether.”
“In ancient times, your name carried tremendous meaning. It was, essentially, the sum and substance of who you were. It represented the entirety of your character. So, what is our name synonymous with? What is the first thing that comes to people’s minds when they hear our name? What is identified with our name at work, at church, or at home?”
There’s a brand new episode of the 9Marks Journal out there, and it’s all about penal substitutionary atonement. There’s tons of nice stuff to learn!
Celebrating the Legacy of Martyn Lloyd Jones (SPONSORED LINK)
Fifty years in the past, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones got here to Westminster Theological Seminary and delivered addresses on Preaching and Preachers that mobilized and molded an entire era of pastors to evangelise the Phrase. This yr Westminster’s convention on preaching and preachers is honored to rejoice the fiftieth anniversary of these addresses by dedicating our convention on preaching to celebrating the legacy of Martyn Lloyd-Jones. We invite you to affix us on Westminster’s campus from Oct. 22-23, 2019, for an occasion that may refresh and re-equip you within the precedence, apply, and energy of preaching. Audio system embrace Kevin DeYoung, Stafford Carson, Jason Meyer, and Harry Reeder.
Many individuals—even Christians—supply causes to divorce that aren’t sanctioned by God…Listed here are 10 frequent however illegitimate causes to divorce.
You probably have not chosen the dominion of God first, it can in the long run make no distinction what you will have chosen as a substitute. —William Regulation