“Narrow” on Wednesday Night in Beaumont

Lord willing, this Wednesday night – May 7, 2008 – I’ll be speaking at “Narrow,” which meets at Westgate Memorial Baptist Church in Beaumont, TX (6220 Westgate Dr, Beaumont, TX, 77706). The event is a weekly Bible Study aimed at college students, and it begins at 9pm. If you’re in the area, it would be […]

Andrew Peterson’s Behold the Lamb of God: Salvation History in Song

Have you ever wondered if there’s a Christmas album that presents salvation history in song? If that’s what you’re looking for, look no further. Last Christmas a friend gave us Andrew Peterson‘s album, Behold the Lamb of God. This CD is practically a biblical theology in verse. The contents of the album are as follows: […]

Delighting in God is the Work of My Life

Some people miss the point of life altogether. Not only do they miss the point of life, they miss the point of ministry. For instance, one pastor, asked what advice he would give to seminarians, “stressed the importance of learning practical pastoral matters, such as working with committees, mobilizing leaders, time management, strategic planning, managing […]

Powlison on Desire

Justin Taylor is posting important snippets of David Powlison’s book, Seeing with New Eyes. The first post introduces the lusts of the flesh, and the second explores how the New Testament describes what is wrong with us. You should read these two posts. This is important material for counseling ourselves and others in the fight […]

Chosen for Life, by Sam Storms

One evening during my freshman year in college at the University of Arkansas, I asked my wise Sunday School teacher, “Do you believe in predestination?” He responded simply, “The word is in the Bible.” The word is in the Bible, but what does it mean and how does it work? If you or someone you […]

Is the Bible Sufficient for Those Who Are Depressed?

What do you read when you want to help someone who is depressed? What do you suggest they read to help themselves out of their melancholy? John Piper has thought as carefully about these things as anyone in our day, and he gives us his conclusions in When the Darkness Will Not Life: Doing What […]