But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame. 1 Peter 3: 14-16
I loved this panel discussion between Alistair Begg, Al, Mohler, and Sinclair Ferguson. So much practical wisdom in here for pastors and seminarians.
5:33 Q&A begins
5:59 Alistair, are you a Baptist?
6:41 Is our culture moving from a culture of guilt to a culture of shame and how do we address...
“Parting is such sweet sorrow.” This is one of William Shakespeare’s most oft-quoted lines. What few realize is that it was uttered in the context of Juliet saying goodnight to Romeo “till it be tomorrow.” The sorrow of that parting was sweetened by the knowledge that...
I was a Christian woman addicted to pornSome super-helpful insights in this article.
Me? Teach the Next Generation?Have you been asked to teach and you don’t know where to start? Start with this article.
Analyzing Annihilationism: Will Those in Hell Cease to Exist?The conclusion to this...
Reformation Heritage books is currently hosting their annual Summer Sale. Click over to see all their offerings. Below are a few highlights.
A Brief Compendium of Bible Truth by Archibald Alexander ($7.70)
How This Millennial Learned That Any Job Is Better Than No Job“ Many young people are told over and over again to ‘Follow your dreams.’ But that’s often a one-way ticket to poverty, wasted time, and entitlement.”
I was involved in leading two church building projects in the two churches I pastored in Scotland. I never thought that I’d be doing that again when I moved to the USA. Yet, here I am, pastoring a congregation in Grand Rapids that is beginning the process of deciding whether to build a...
Help Your Kids Hope in God | Jason Helopoulos, Desiring God “In family worship, we simply put ourselves and our children in the way of Christ’s blessing. Try it. I promise, it isn’t hard. Over time, practicing daily family worship will change your home. It will change your...
“Why do we do this?”
We’ve all thought his, haven’t we? We’re processing some data, we’re writing a report, or we’re engaged in a routine task, and we suddenly realize, “There’s absolutely no reason for this.”
We ask around, “Why is...
You have a problem. It’s yourself. To be blunt, you are addicted to yourself.
I’m afraid that you were born this way, as all of us are. However, most of us learn to hide it most of the time; or at least we come to realize that 100% self-centeredness is not the best...
Things have been a bit quiet around here the past while as I’ve been moving house. Normal service is being restored!
Why Parents Need To Limit Screens And Make Boredom Great Again Three practices Brooke Shannon and her family have implemented to protect the endangered emotion of boredom.
Within the next week or so, President Trump will make the expansion of apprenticeship programs the centerpiece of his administration’s labor policy. I agree wholeheartedly with this policy and recommend John Davidson’s article to explain why. Here’s a summary of it:
10 Things You Should Know about Dating By he author of a new book on dating: Not Yet Married: The Pursuit of Joy in Singleness and Dating.
Kay Warren on how God saved her and Rick’s marriage from divorceThis is quite the story
4 Reasons to Enjoy Growing OlderThe Christian can stand...
Two U.S. Senators Apply an Anti-Christian Religious Test for Government Officials This is alarming. If you want to get a sense of the hatred behind this, watch the video of Sanders’s questioning here.
Planning for the Future Knowing how much Ligonier’s and R C Sproul’s...
Reformed PoperyHere’s a podcast on a timely subject:
No, we are not introducing a new tulip-scented home fragrance. Rather, in light of recent downfalls by many men carrying the Reformed banner, the guys discuss pastors who abuse their authority in the church and act like mini-popes. The...
If you’re looking for an outstanding graduation gift that will prepare students not just for life in this world but for the world to come, you could do no better than giving this trilogy of books from Jeff Myers. Two of them are also on offer for the Kindle at the moment for only $1.99 each!...
The human mind has devised ways to measure many immeasurables. We now know the height of Everest and the depth of the deepest ocean. We know the distance between the earth and the moon, the sun, and distant stars, planets, and galaxies.
But no finite mind can adequately take the measure of sin or...
The Pregnancy Resource Center here in Grand Rapids is doing wonderful work to support, biblically counsel, and educate those who find themselves in crisis through unplanned pregnancy.
In their own words, “the Pregnancy Resource Center is a life-affirming, nonprofit ministry serving the local...
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