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 …

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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 …

Southern Seminary: A Legacy of Truth

This week the blog is sponsored by Southern Seminary and was written by R. Albert Mohler Jr, who invites you to download your free copy of Truths You Can Trust. Not too long ago, I was able to visit with two of the leading authorities on theological education in the world. Neither of these figures is an evangelical Christian, and both are heavily invested in mainline Protestant theological education through seminaries and divinity schools. The most interesting aspect of our conversation …

Open the Bible

Today’s post features Pastor Colin S. Smith talking about openthebible.org, a free website that can help you share the God of the Bible with others. It is sponsored by Unlocking the Bible. Sometimes a single conversation can have a profound influence on your entire life and ministry. That was true for me when I met a missionary by the name of Tony Howarth more than 30 years ago. Tony served with New Tribes Mission and dedicated his life to an …

He Will Hold Me Fast

Hymn Sunday is a collaboration with Getty Music. You will find a video along with downloadable MP3 and sheet music. From the first time we heard this song written by Matt Merker, we felt it was a unique jewel that would be a comfort and encouragement to God’s people as we live out faith in these difficult times, whether in suffering, persecution or death. It reminded us of the Spirituals and also of the hymn, “We Rest on Thee” (which …

How to Stay Sharp and Effective in 2020

This week the blog is sponsored by AccelerateBooks.com. Used by 3000+ leaders, AccelerateBooks is a book summary tool that gives access to key insights so busy leaders can stay sharp and effective. For a limited time, they are offering 250 Lifetime Memberships, available for a one-time purchase. Afterward, memberships will return to the regular subscription pricing. You’re probably too busy to read this. You probably have 5 other browser tabs currently open, a lineup of articles bookmarked for later, and …

What Was the Star and How Did the Wise Men Know To Follow It?

This sponsored post was provided by ReformedPreacher.com. What was the star and how did the wise men know to follow it? These are questions people are curious to have answered, especially this time of year. During the Christmas season, many who are hostile to anything Biblical, won’t object to hearing about the “Christmas Story”. Often, they welcome it with curiosity! When would be a better opportunity for some undercover evangelizing than when gathering with our friends and family during Christmas …

Three Christmas Hymns from Getty Music

Hymn Sunday is a collaboration with Getty Music.  This month they have generously decided to provide you with three hymns! Two of these three hymns may be found in the Keith Getty Top 10 Carols for Christmas. Keith has also written an article about why we should still be singing Christmas Carols. In the Bleak Midwinter   “In the Bleak Midwinter” is among our most plaintive carols, partly because of the melancholic melody by Gustav Holst. Penned by English poet …