Monthly Archives: June 2015

Encouraging and Challenging

In several recent conversations with church members I have pointed them toward a video of an interview Russell Moore conducted with Rosaria Butterfield. Moore is the president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention … Continue reading

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Encouragement to Pray

My wife, Brandon, gave me The Works of John Newton for my birthday (I know, I think she likes me). Today I read a few of his hymns and letters. In a letter entitled, On Communion with God, Newton wrote: If … Continue reading

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Faith and Works

“So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.” –James 2:17 I was reading a book this week by Jerry Bridges when the following lines were the catalytic cause of contemplation. Bridges wrote: “[Faith] is the … Continue reading

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How to Encourage Gospel Culture

This summer we are going to read through Ray Ortlund’s book, The Gospel: How the Church Portrays the Beauty of Christ. I know the book was quoted on the blog last week, but at risk of overexposure I hope mentioning … Continue reading

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