From the bottom of Challies A La Carte on Tuesday, January 18, 2011: I know of nothing which I would choose to have as the subject of my ambition for life than to be kept faithful to my God till death. —C.H. Spurgeon
Fighter Verses for your mobile device. Hide it in your heart. Talk of them when you rise up and lie down, when you sit in your house and walk by the way. Don’t waste your life. And don’t waste the childhood of your little ones.
Thomas R. Schreiner and Matthew R. Crawford have done us a great service in editing The Lord’s Supper: Remembering and Proclaiming Christ until He Comes, which has just appeared from Broadman and Holman. I’m honored to have contributed to this project, and I’m grateful that Broadman and Holman has kindly granted me permission to post […]
Brian Croft has given us yet another helpful resource in Help! He’s Struggling with Pornography. It’s like our culture is a field, and every few feet there is a hidden steel trap. Iron jaws ready to smash shut when triggered, ripping flesh and shattering bone, crippling the unfortunate, unwary pilgrim. How do we recover from […]
In this picture you see me and my friend Jason Mirikitani running the White Rock Marathon in Dallas, TX back in 1997. He looks happy and strong, and I’m suffering to finish! That brother carried be through that day. He stayed by me when he could have gone on ahead, finished the race, and gotten […]
Lord willing, I’ll be at Bethel Church Houston (formerly Bethel Independent Presbyterian Church) this Sunday, November 7, 2010. I’ll be preaching from Revelation 5 in their two morning services, and then at 5pm leading a Sunday Night Seminar on “God’s Glory in Salvation through Judgment: A Biblical Theology.” If you’re in the Houston area, it […]
Under the leadership of the prolific Timothy Paul Jones, the Gheens Center for Christian Family Ministry has re-launched The Journal of Family Ministry. The editorial introducing the new journal recounts in miniature the remarkable changes that have happened at SBTS since the late 1980s. If you’re thinking about ministering to youth and families, you’ll want […]
It was my privilege to preach at the installation of Ryan Bishop as the Pastor of Graham Bible Church in Graham, TX this past Sunday. The apostle Peter, the rock, follows Christ by humbling himself to serve others, identifying himself as a fellow-elder as he exhorts elders to model Christ-like self-sacrificing shepherding (1 Pet 5:1-4). […]
It has been my privilege to preach through the book of Ezra at Kenwood, and here are the sermons in one post: June 27, 2010, Ezra 1-2, God Keeps His Promises July 4, 2010, Ezra 3, Disappointing Fulfillment July 18, 2010, Ezra 4, In the World You Will Have Trouble August 1, 2010, Ezra 5-6, The Second […]
This is pure joy. Even if you don’t know these people, you’ll appreciate this humor. Travis Cardwell writes: Here it is. . . the video that introduced our Family Camp this year—an exclusive look at the elders ironing out the final details of our retreat. Big thanks to Jason Allison for his wonderful work on […]
JT has a nice summary in Q&A form showing that Christians and Mormons don’t believe the same thing. Because of the prominence of some Mormons in our culture, it is important for Christians to be clear on this.
I first met Dan Born when he was a student at SWBTS Houston, and he and his wife Jenn were also members at Baptist Church of the Redeemer there. He left Houston to study at SBTS, then when the Lord moved the Hamiltons back to Louisville, the Borns were still here. Soon after the Lord […]
I’m not talking about Abel (Heb 11:4, KJV) but about A. T. Robertson, who now tweets on Twitter. Lots of good quotes from a great scholar who loved the Lord and his Word. HT: Chris Cowan
Big news from B&H: CONTACT: Jim Baird, B&H Publishing Group (615) 251-2533, email@example.com Andreas Köstenberger Joins B&H Academic Editorial Team Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary professor adds director of acquisitions title NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 2010) — B&H Publishing Group is pleased to announce the hiring of Andreas J. Köstenberger as director of acquisitions for its academic program. […]
It was a joy to have Ryan Bishop serve Kenwood Baptist Church as Associate Pastor for Discipleship and Evangelism, and we are sad to see him move back to Texas. That sadness is mingled with excitement about the way the Lord will use him at Graham Bible Church, however, where he has answered the call […]
In his forum piece in the most recent SBJT (pp. 78-80), Kevin Vanhoozer writes, “TIS [Theological Interpretation of Scripture] holds that the most important context in which to interpret the Bible is the church.” He later states: “TIS acknowledges the Bible for what it is: the word of God at work in believers (1 Thess […]
Nice profile here on SEBTS’s Dr. Danny Akin. Some gems: “I don’t want to stand before God and say I did very little with what you gave us,” Akin said. . . . . Of the many sights he has seen on his travels, one keeps him up at night. On a trip to Thailand […]
I’d love to see you in Bowling Green if you’re in the area. You can register here. Schedule August 13, 2010 5:30pm – 6:30pm Check-In 7:00pm – 10:00pm Session 1 – A Theological Vision—Churches that Display God’s Glory Session 2 – Preaching & Biblical Theology Q&A August 14, 2010 8:00am – 9:00am Continental breakfast (provided) […]
You never know who is sitting in your class. When I was teaching at SWBTS Houston, I had the privilege of teaching Jason Skaer. It’s been an even greater privilege to see our friendship grow over the last few years, and he was kind enough to answer some questions about his conversion, how basketball (Oklahoma […]
Here’s an inspiring video tribute from DTS on Prof. Howard Hendricks’ 60 years of service: May the Lord give us grace to follow his footsteps in a lifetime of faithfulness.