Tag Archives: Gospel

“You Must Be Born Again”

Here is a recent conference sermon from Tim Keller that I listened to this week. I hope it is as much of an encouragement to you as it was for me.

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The Main Thing

Rush Witt, in his book, Diehard Sins writes: The gospel is the greatest reality in all the world, and it must become the greatest reality in the small personal worlds that we live in every day. Every heart that will … Continue reading

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Working for the King

During the sermon on Sunday, I mentioned a helpful principle from Sebastian Traeger and Greg Gilbert’s book, The Gospel At Work. They say: Who you work for is more important than what you do. (pg. 14) This is the memorable … Continue reading

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Worship Fuels Evangelism

Yes, I’m doing back-to-back posts from Elliot Clark’s book, Evangelism as Exiles. I shared this in the sermon on Sunday and I think it’s worthy of sharing again here. 1 Peter 2:9 says; But you are a chosen race, a … Continue reading

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Appropriate Fear and Evangelism

This week I’ve been reading a new book by Elliot Clark entitled, Evangelism as Exiles: Life on Mission As Strangers In Our Own Land. Clark is looking at how the letter of 1 Peter instructs Christians today as Exiles called … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace

Christian, are you still amazed by God’s grace? In his book, Knowing God, J.I. Packer asked: What is it that hinders so many who profess to believe in grace from really doing so? Why does the theme mean so little … Continue reading

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King of kings

On Sunday, we looked at Matthew 2:1-18 and saw that King Herod’s response to the news of King Jesus’ birth was to attack, seeking to kill Jesus. Herod felt that his kingship was threatened by Jesus’ Kingship. We saw that … Continue reading

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The Local Church, a Miracle?

In his book, Why Bother With Church?, Sam Allberry wrote: …your church is a miracle. Next Sunday, look at those sitting around you. It’s amazing that they’re there. It’s amazing that they’re still trusting Jesus this Sunday—another week of God’s … Continue reading

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George Liele: A Historical Baptist Figure You Need To Know

In light of our recent Missions Emphasis Sunday, I wanted to introduce you to an early, arguably the first, Baptist missionary. In their Baptist history text authors Anthony Chute, Nathan Finn, and Michael Haykin provide a good introduction. They wrote: … Continue reading

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A Heart Full of Gratitude

Today is mine and Brandon’s Fifteenth Wedding Anniversary. My heart is full of gratitude to the Lord for His gift of marriage that we have enjoyed thus far. As I reflect on marriage as God’s design to be a signpost … Continue reading

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