June 2010 Archives

Some thoughts on pulpit methodology

Article by   June 2010
There is a philosophy current among evangelical preachers that one is not really preaching unless one is expounding and explaining a book of the Bible theme by theme, passage by passage, week by week. In some places, as I have... continue

Pray for Joni

Article by   June 2010
Be in prayer today for our friend Joni Eareckson Tada--a true trophy of God's grace--who is undergoing breast cancer surgery this afternoon. Here is a message from her.... continue

Furry Friends

Article by   June 2010
On Saturday I happened to be in Pittsburgh, watching the TV in my hotel room.  The newscast announced that the annual Furry Convention was taking place in town.  For those who don't know what a `furry' is (and that was... continue

The Life of Dr. James Montgomery Boice

Article by   June 2010
Rick's article of Dr. Boice served as a reminder. The Alliance has created a special collection of audio which includes not only the memorial service for James Boice but also the messages surrounding his announcement, the announcement of his cancer... continue

Summer Reading

Article by   June 2010
We are fixing to take some time away for vacation after the PCA General Assembly. Beyond wandering around the mountains of Western North Carolina, one of the things to which I look forward is doing some summer reading. Here's what... continue

Wilhelmus à Brakel

Article by   June 2010
  Ref21 readers may be interested to know that the The Christian's Reasonable Service (4 Vols) by Wilhelmus à Brakel is available for download in pdf format (terrific for the Ipad!) from the translator's (Bart Elshout) web page here. On the... continue

The spirit and practice of Sabbath keeping

Article by   June 2010
We had an excellent meeting in Stornoway last night at which Ian Hamilton spoke on 'the spirit and practice of Sabbath keeping'. I'm not sure why the confessional position of the first day of the week being the Christian Sabbath... continue

Consider how you listen

Article by   June 2010
While I was preaching in Birmingham, England recently, a colleague passed on a little booklet of 32 pages by Christopher Ash entitled Listen Up!: A practical guide to listening to sermons. What a gem it is! While there are many... continue

Liking, Lusting, Loathing

Article by   June 2010
Interesting article in the June 2010 Harvard Business Review. Prof. Uzma Khan and colleagues did a study in which they awarded a gift card to an electronics store to people who completed a word puzzle. Half the recipients earned the... continue

Review of 'Doctrine'

Article by   June 2010
You may be interested in my review of Mark Driscoll's book on theology over at my blog here. ... continue
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