Tag Archive: Christianity

Greear on Spiritual Disciplines

JD Greear provides an excellent example of the role spiritual disciplines play in our growth in godliness in his book, Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary (only 2.99 on Kindle right now!).… Continue reading

Review of Surprised by Hope

I’m a little late to the party, but I finally got around to reading N.T. Wright’s Surprised by Hope.  I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book.  This book will, without a doubt, be on my… Continue reading

All Christians are Theologians

The Bible speaks of us as knowing God and as being known by God.  Both of these important facts are part of the theology that each of us builds up during the whole… Continue reading

Rethinking Salvation

A biblical understand of our future demands rethinking our present. As long as we see salvation in terms of going to heaven when we die, the main work of the church is bound… Continue reading

VOV Prayer Guide

I absolutely love the Valley of Vision.  It has consistently been the most valuable resource outside of Scripture for stoking my affections for Jesus.  Here is a tremendous resource from Joe Thorn to… Continue reading

Humility: True Greatness

I’ve been both challenged and encouraged by this book lately.  Here’s a snippet and a thought: For those who feel the effect of their serious condition, who realize their humanly unalterable condition, the… Continue reading

Antidote to Christian Elitism

According to Augustine, this is “the antidote to Christian elitism”:  For who sees anything different in you? What do you have that you did not receive? If then you received it, why do you boast as… Continue reading

Reflections on T4G 2012, Part 1

This post is part of a series.  Check out the rest of my reflections on Together for the Gospel 2012 here. I had a fantastic week at Together for the Gospel in Louisville, KY.… Continue reading

Together for the Gospel 2012

Today Laura and I are driving to Louisville for Together for the Gospel 2012.  I’ve been looking forward to this week for a while.  And it’s not primarily because of the great lineup… Continue reading

Global Bible Training

If you have 20 minutes, I highly recommend watching this interview with Dr. Richard Pratt on the importance of training church leaders around the world.  It’s very challenging and very practical.