Monthly Archives: September 2019

“Burned Ground”

Several weeks ago in my reading for our study in Job, I came across a great gospel illustration. Australian David Jackson wrote the following: In Australia, we have the land area the size of the continental United States, a population … Continue reading

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What is Faith?

Have you ever had that moment when someone asks you to explain something you are very familiar with, but find yourself stumbling to offer a good explanation? This can happen when we are used to talking with others familiar with … Continue reading

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Spurgeon’s Depression

During the sermon this past Sunday, I briefly mentioned Charles Spurgeon’s struggle with grief and depression. Spurgeon (1834-1892) was an English Baptist pastor who was known in his day all throughout England and America. He preached to thousands regularly and … Continue reading

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“The Grace of Lament”

This past Sunday, Mark Vroegop preached a sermon at Capitol Hill Baptist Church on Psalm 77 entitled, The Grace of Lament. Vroegop has recently published a book entitled, Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy: Discovering the Grace of Lament, which I haven’t had an opportunity … Continue reading

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