Ashamed of the Gospel

Note: This is a sponsored post (click here to learn about sponsored posts) A quick note from Tim: Crossway has just released a third edition of John MacArthur’s “Ashamed of the Gospel.” Depending on when you ask me, this book was either the first or second Christian book I read in adulthood. It rocked my world. At the time I was a member of a church that was almost exactly the kind MacArthur warned against in this book. I read …

Marry Well: A Better Path to Marriage

Note: This is a sponsored post (click here to learn about sponsored posts) In survey after survey, singles rank marriage as one of their most important life goals. So why, according to Dr. Leon Kass, do they marry “later, less frequently, more hesitantly and by and large, less successfully?” Because they no longer have a clear path to marriage. “For the great majority, the way to the altar is uncharted territory,” says Dr. Kass. “It’s every couple on its own …

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This Week’s Sponsor: Adopting for Life

Note: This is a sponsored post (click here to learn about sponsored posts) Don’t You Already Have Kids? Adding to your Existing Family through Adoption “I can hardly breathe,” I told my wife. And I meant it. We were in an old elevator headed to the third floor of a battered women’s shelter in downtown Taipei just seconds before meeting our two new daughters. They were 5 ½ and 3 ½ and were just as nervous as we were. The …

This Week’s Sponsor: Adopting for Life

Note: This is a sponsored post (click here to learn about sponsored posts) Why We Are Adopting For Life By Russell D. Moore This past summer, my denomination adopted a resolution “On Adoption and Orphan Care,” while my sons stood in the crowded room watching. It was one of the most emotionally weighty experiences of my life. I knew the resolution by itself wasn’t going to spark an orphan care movement among Christians. Neither is my book on adoption, and …

This Week’s Sponsor: Unleashing the Word

Note: This is a sponsored post (click here to learn about sponsored posts) I came across Tim’s blog in 2005 when I was doing some research for our recording of Martin Luther’s Here I Stand. The day I connected with Tim, he told me that he had just that day started listening to John’s Gospel from the ESV version of the Listener’s Bible that we had recently published. Not long after that he interviewed me for this blog.  Last month I released …

This Week’s Sponsor: True Church Conference 2010

Note: This is a sponsored post (click here to learn about sponsored posts) 
True Church Conference is hosted by: Anchored in Truth Ministries The Quagmire of Hyper-Calvinism A quagmire is a difficult, precarious, entrapping position. How could the church of the Lord Jesus Christ find itself in such a place? By misusing the most glorious truths in the Bible, the Doctrines of Grace. Finding Balance In recent years there has been a genuine awakening to the Doctrines of Grace, but …

This Week’s Sponsor: ESV Study Bible

Note: This is a sponsored post (click here to learn about sponsored posts) Celebrating One Year of the ESV Study Bible By Geoff Dennis, Crossway Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing, Media On October 15th, 2008 Crossway launched the ESV Study Bible to help people understand the timeless truth of God’s powerful, compelling, and life-changing Word in a deeper way. And now, one year later, we rejoice and praise God as we see how the ESV Study Bible is reaching …

This Week’s Sponsor – Banner of Truth

Note: This is a sponsored post (click here to learn about sponsored posts) No matter how you cut it, there’s something different about The Banner of Truth! I knew it 30 years ago when I was working my way through seminary. I knew it 20 years ago when I was pastoring families outside Philadelphia. I knew it 5 years ago when I took over the helm here at Banner’s North American office. And I can honestly tell you – it’s …

This Week’s Sponsor: Crossway

Note: This is a sponsored post (click here to learn about sponsored posts) Proclaiming the Gospel through Publishing: An Introduction and a Special Offer My name is James Kinnard and I serve as the Director of Marketing at Crossway. I help organize our marketing and communication efforts. Crossway’s not-for-profit publishing ministry is fueled by a desire to proclaim the gospel through publishing and see God’s Word applied to every area of life. To that end we publish Christian books, the …

This Week’s Sponsor: Moody Publishers

Note: This is a sponsored post (click here to learn about sponsored posts) Hi, my name is Keith Wiederwax and I work in the marketing department of Moody Publishers. Like you, I’m a reader of Tim’s blog and appreciate his open, thoughtful, and biblical perspective. I hope to follow that same “recipe” here with this sponsored post. My job at MP is to simply make you aware of our books and what need or niche they fill. It’s my hope …