Trusted for Truth: The Great Challenge of the Age

This week the blog is sponsored by Southern Seminary and was written by R. Albert Mohler Jr. Southern is giving away over 150 books this March for #SBTSMadness. Everyone who enters will receive a free download of the Sermon on the Mount Study Journal by Jonathan Pennington. A generation ago, David Wells offered a severe and accurate indictment of Western civilization. We have become, he argued, a culture in which there is no place for truth. A generation before David …

Teaching and Training Your Children Well

This post is sponsored by The Gospel Project and explains why at Grace Fellowship Church we use their product There are a lot of different options for Bible studies and children’s ministry curriculum. But how do you decide which is the right one for your ministry? While it is helpful to review a publisher’s website and taking a look at samples, it’s incredibly important to hear from people who actually use these resources on a weekly basis. That’s why we’ve …

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Christ Our Hope in Life and Death

Hymn Sunday is a collaboration with Getty Music. I’m pleased to be able to offer you a free song along with the lyrics and sheet music. “What is your only comfort in life and in death?” For centuries, believers have learned the Christian faith beginning with that question. It’s the first article in the Heidelberg Catechism of 1563. Why start there? Because death is our common fate. Unless Jesus returns first, we will all die. To find comfort in life, …

How To Get Kids As Excited About Easter As Christmas

This week the blog is sponsored by The Good Book Company, publishers of The Garden, The Curtain and The Cross, and written by Carl  and Lizzie Laferton Our children seem to spend their lives counting down the sleeps to something. Birthdays, Christmas, end of term, family vacation… there’s always something for our 5 and 7-year-olds to count down the sleeps to. It’s their natural response to a day approaching on the horizon of their young lives which they know will …

Don’t Waste Your College Life

This week the blog is sponsored by Bethlehem College & Seminary where John Piper is Chancellor. Learn more, then take the 30 seconds required to either start an application or refer a student. “Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ.” (Colossians 1:28) Bethlehem College & Seminary exists to spread a passion for the supremacy of God in all things for the joy of all peoples through Jesus Christ …

Film Investigating One of The Greatest Biblical Miracles

This week the blog is sponsored by Patterns of Evidence: The Red Sea Miracle, which is in theatres tomorrow- Tuesday 2/18/20! Why is the historicity of the Exodus so important? It is nothing less than how God chose to reveal himself and his word to the world. Undermine its occurrence in time and space and you undermine the Bible as God’s revealed word. Patterns of Evidence: The Red Sea Miracle, is the first in a new two-part film series by …

Travel with Jesus on His Journey to the Cross

This week the blog is sponsored by The Good Book Company, publishers of To Seek and To Save: Daily Reflections on the Road to the Cross by Sinclair B Ferguson. They invite you to download the first three entries today! Most of us have made journeys that have been memorable. Some have brought gladness, others sadness. Very few people we meet have never been on a journey—though I did know one of them, many years ago. I was a minister …

Why You Should Consider Attending Sing! 2020

This week’s sponsored post is to tell you about this summer’s Getty Music Sing! 2020 conference in Nashville, TN. Tickets are on sale now and early bird registration ends this weekend! This summer I will be speaking at the Getty Music Worship Conference Sing! 2020. This year’s theme will be singing the Scriptures and will include sessions led by Joni Eareckson Tada, John MacArthur, David Platt, H.B. Charles, and many more. There will be plenty of music, too, including concerts …

Three Great Modern Hymns for your Easter Services!

In partnership with my friends at Getty Music, I am pleased to offer three free downloads as you begin to prepare for your Easter services. The songs, along with the sheet music, are there for the taking! These songs were all featured at the Getty Music Worship Conference last year and are part of the Getty’s continued emphasis to write and produce congregational songs that are rooted in deep theology and timeless artistry. THE POWER OF THE CROSS Download the …

7 Things You Should Know About The Gospel Project

If you’ve ever attended a conference like The Gospel Coalition, Together for the Gospel, or For the Church, there’s a good chance you’ve run across The Gospel Project. But what do you really know about this Bible study? Today, Aaron Armstrong, Brand Manager of The Gospel Project, shares seven things you should know about this resource. In just a couple of sentences, what is The Gospel Project? The Gospel Project is a chronological Bible study that shows how all Scripture …