I love this! Joe Holland has Jehovah’s Witnesses knock on his door. “They gave me a Watch Tower tract and invited me to an Easter service at the local Kingdom Hall. I responded with a short paragraph I’ve used dozens of times when pairs of evangelists visit my home.”
Please pray for Dr. Sproul as he faces continued health problems and is once again in the hospital.
Jamie Brown: “I would suggest that if a worship leader is observing (over a period of months or years) his or her congregation isn’t singing, that some difficult questions need to be honestly asked and answered. In no particular order or importance, here are questions a worship leader (and his or her pastor) should consider…”
Kelly Needham: “Each season of dying has felt just like that—dying. The choking out of something I have loved, desired, and clung to for hope, peace, and safety. The choking out of things in me, writhing, gasping for breath and praying, ‘Does it have to be this way? Can’t I follow You and also keep this with me? Does it really need to die?’”
I enjoyed reading this post, about one reader’s first experience of reading a commentary (as part of my reading challenge).
The excellent Read Scripture series of videos continues with an overview of Jonah.
This Day in 1988. 28 years ago today, Desiring God hosted their first Conference for Pastors. J.I. Packer was the main keynote speaker. *
I’m never sure whether or not I should share this kind of news. I’ve chosen to this time since I’ve so often mentioned Patrick’s books and what has just come to light is important information to consider.
If you are in the Vancouver area (or looking for an excuse to visit), I’d love to see you at this year’s Men for God conference. It takes place June 24-25.
As the social cost of claiming to be a Christian increases, the percentage of nominal Christians decreases.—D.A. Carson