The vision of God in these pages is (to use some hyphenated Piperisms) hope-giving, pride-humbling, and mind-stretching.
Handling criticism is not first a matter of skill, but a matter of the heart.
If you read through the pastoral epistles, you’ll notice how often Paul encourages Timothy and Titus with the hope of heaven. Jonathan Leeman chats with pastor Mark Redfern about this. … keep reading…
Newton’s book gripped my heart, brought tears to my eyes, encouraged my faith, and put resolve in my soul.
Ferguson’s portrait of church life is refreshing and one that feels, by God’s enabling grace, achievable.
Paul repeatedly connects the implications of eternal life to his pastoral labor. In this article, I will highlight seven of those implications.
Far from being negative toward online interaction, A Way With Words paints a noble vision for online speech.
In my decade of pastoring, I’ve undergone a shift in the sources of my joy.
Van Dam’s book will help you understand your pastoral calling as preservers and nurturers of life in the covenant community.
Reformed Preaching offers a robust assessment of the core of biblical preaching: reaching the heart of people with the Word of God through the heart of the preacher.
Much like a product flying off of the shelves, encouragement is in high demand. But in all too many of our churches, it is in short supply.
This life is the wilderness before the promised land, where temptations to grumble abound. This present sojourn includes a cross being placed upon our shoulders before the crown that one day adorns our heads.
In my own church, we recently spent the month of July preaching on the doctrines of grace. DeYoung’s book provided helpful historical context and pastoral application for the series. I gladly recommend this book to pastors and growing Christians alike.
Just as pastors will be held accountable for how faithfully they obeyed the command to oversee the flock, so church members will be held accountable for how faithfully they obeyed the command to make shepherding their church a groan-free experience for their pastor.
On that morning, I stood in front of our church on the first Sunday without our pastor of 46 years.