If we’re to endure faithfully in pastoral ministry, we need to remember that we’re leading the church in a time of tension—between the already and the not-yet.
Instead of only giving pastors commonsense counsel about how to prevent burnout, let us go one step further and encourage them to regularly refresh themselves in the strong old Calvinistic doctrines.
Judges is the darkest book in the Old Testament. So why should you preach through it for your people?
The book of Joshua doesn’t receive the attention it deserves.
When we understand Scripture rightly, we understand that our best life is not now.
The book of Deuteronomy portrays God as King and reveals the way his people should live in covenant with him.
The story of the Scriptures tells the true story of the Creator who is fulfilling all his covenant promises in his son Jesus Christ.
The book of Numbers teaches us that when God is with his people, the only thing they need to fear is their own sin.
Like Paul, we must preach “the whole counsel of God.” This means we must preach through different genres and different books of the Bible.
How can a holy God relate to sinful people? Leviticus provides us an answer to that question.
Exodus proclaims God’s great act of delivering his people from bondage, gifting them his law, and inviting them into intimate fellowship with himself.
Good books help us follow Jesus.
Genesis tells the story of a God who creates everything out of nothing in order to bless his people and glorify himself.
Famously known as “the man of granite with the heart of a child,” JC Ryle stands out as a towering example of Christian fortitude and pastoral excellence.