Michael Lawrence

Book Review: Family Driven Faith, by Voddie Baucham

Review by Michael Lawrence | 9Marks Journal: Family & Parenting | 04.02.2010

Baucham has done a service to the church by calling us back from a wrong-headed trust in programs and professionals.

Why Every Pastor-in-Training Should Read Ed’s Book: An Interview with Michael Lawrence

By Michael Lawrence | 9Marks Journal: Counseling in the Church | 04.02.2010

It’s easy to critique pastors who are fixated on “numbers.” But what’s the root issue there, and where does it show up in my heart?

How to Become a Liberal Without Attending Harvard Divinity School

By Michael Lawrence | 9Marks Journal: A New Evangelical Liberalism | 04.02.2010

I love my sheep. And I love myself. And it’s those two loves, wrongly focused, that tempt me down a gospel-denying path.

How to Become a Liberal Without Attending Harvard Divinity School

By Michael Lawrence | 03.01.2010

It’s not just, or even mainly, my wrongly ordered love of the sheep that pulls me toward liberalism. Even more powerful is my love of self.

A Pastors’ and Theologians’ Forum on Selecting Elders

By B. Keisling, E. Roberts, F. Catherwood, J. MacArthur, M. Lawrence, P. Newton, T. R. Schreiner | 9Marks Journal: Elders (Part 1) | 03.01.2010

A Pastors’ and Theologians’ Forum:

What lessons have you learned the hard way in selecting elders?

Answers from

Where Is Your Story Written?

By Michael Lawrence | 03.01.2010

Biblical theology is an attempt to understand the whole Bible as Christian scripture telling the story of Christ.

Why Every Pastor-in-Training Should Read Ed’s Book

By Michael Lawrence | 02.26.2010

Fear of man isn’t the only issue pastors face, but it’s a huge one and will have an outsized impact on the faithfulness and shape of their ministry.

Let the Word of God Dwell in You Richly

By Michael Lawrence | 02.26.2010

These two lessons have impressed themselves upon me already concerning the preparation of expositional sermon series on a schedule.

What about the confessing Christian who lives like the world?

By Michael Lawrence | 02.26.2010

The free grace that forgives is also a grace that transforms, turning bad trees which produce bad fruit into good trees which produce good fruit.

Leaving Home, Returning Home

By Michael Lawrence | 02.25.2010

From the perspective of the Fall, we understand better not only what it means that we have all truly left home, but also how we can make it back again.

Good Friday Meditation: A Fitting Crown

By Michael Lawrence | 02.25.2010

Jesus did not claim the throne of Rome or any other empire. No, his claim was over the whole world, the entire creation, and for that only thorns would do.

How to Become a Liberal Without Attending Harvard Divinity School

By Michael Lawrence | 02.24.2010

I love my sheep, and I love myself. And it’s those two loves, wrongly focused, that tempt me down a gospel-denying path.

Biblical Theology with Mike Gilbart-Smith, Michael Lawrence, and Jonathan Leeman

By J. Leeman, M. Dever, M. Lawrence, M. Gilbart-Smith | 06.24.2008

Mark Dever leads a roundtable in discussing the importance of biblical theology for the pastor.

Salt and Light In the Nation’s Capital: A Pastor’s Perspective

By Michael Lawrence | 07.03.2005

As Christians, we are salt and light when we live as citizens of heaven, when we apply his Word to the responsibilities he has entrusted to steward in the city of man.

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