It’s an early morning today as I head for a meeting. And now that it’s September I have to leave early so as to contend with traffic. Bummer.
CVBBS Sale – Today and tomorrow Cumberland Valley Bible Book Service is offering great deals on their books. I believe you’ll get a blanket 10% off your order.
Preaching Without Notes – David Murray believes in the value of preaching without notes. And I think he wants you to as well. In this article he begins to discuss the value of breaking away from notes. “We should always remember that while our pulpit paper may contain what we want to communicate, it can also become one of the greatest barriers to communication. Often the preacher’s eyes are more on this than on their congregation.”
African Christian University – “African Christian University (ACU) is transitioning from the initial planning and vision phase and is entering into its first capital campaign. The Reformed Baptist Churches of Zambia initiated the goal of establishing an indigenous, Christ-centered university. We believe that God is calling the extended church to assist in the development phase and work alongside our brothers and sisters in Christ.” Read more about this exciting effort at the link. There are videos there from Conrad Mbewe and Tedd Tripp.
Bible Memory – Ray Fowler has created quite an interesting Bible memory aid. The only “problem” is that it’s available only in KJV. He now wants to extend it to other translations. If you’re interested, going and vote and he will try to secure permission to use the most popular translations.
In this video David Powlison answers a tough question: how specific should a husband be if he feels he needs to confess sins of lust to his wife?
The truth is that God in his wisdom, to make and keep us humble and to teach us to walk by faith, has hidden from us almost everything that we should like to know about the providential purposes which he is working out in the churches and in our own lives.—J.I. Packer