To Know the Blessed God

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach, sponsored
This week the blog is sponsored by Heritage College & Seminary and the post is written by Dr. Stephen Yuille, Vice President of Academics and Academic Dean of the College. It’s my joy and privilege to serve at Heritage College & Seminary in Canada. In my role, I get asked lots of

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Weekend A La Carte (November 23)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Today’s Kindle deals include quite a long list of books that cross all kinds of categories. (Yesterday on the blog: The Heart of the Preacher) Gender, Intersectionality, and Critical Theory If you’re wanting to get caught up on issues related to gender, intersectionality, and critical theory,

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The Heart of the Preacher

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
There’s no doubt that the pastor’s calling is unique. It comes with unique blessings and unique challenges. Some of the greatest challenges are related to both preaching and to being a preacher—preaching as the actual task of preparing and delivering a sermon week by week, and being a preacher

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A La Carte (November 19)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
You will find a new few Kindle deals if you’re into such things! I am excited to be speaking at the graduation ceremony for African Christian University on November 30. I’ll also be preaching at Kabwata Baptist Church (AM) and Emmasdale Baptist Church (PM) in Lusaka on December 1. I hope

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When God Put Down a Deposit

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Around fourteen years ago, Aileen and I bought our first home. We had been searching all over our town and all over the other towns nearby, looking for just the right place. We couldn’t find it. They were all too big or too expensive or too far from where we wanted to be. Where we […]

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A La Carte (November 18)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
There is an extensive list of Kindle deals today that includes something for just about everyone. I happened to notice Amazon has Melissa & Doug toys on sale today in case you’re doing early Christmas shopping. They were always a smash with our kids. (Yesterday on the blog: Working Up a

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Working Up a Spiritual Sweat

Category: Family, Featured, General, Men, Outreach
I was recently reading through the new, updated version of Kent Hughes’ Disciplines of a Godly Man and was struck anew by the Bible’s call that we strive and labor for godliness. While his intended audience is primarily men, the message is equally applicable to women. ***** The statement from

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Weekend A La Carte (November 16)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Today’s Kindle deals include a couple of books for young adults as well as some classics. (Yesterday on the blog: Puritan: All of Life to the Glory of God) Don’t Be Duped “In any sphere of culture, leaders are trying to sell themselves and their views. In fact, the very reason these leaders

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A La Carte (November 15)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Westminster Books has a couple of deals that may interest you. One is on the Short Studies in Biblical Theology series while the other is on a new systematic theology (plus a few other not-so-new systematic theologies). Run Your Race—Not Someone Else’s “Have you ever heard yourself inwardly

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A La Carte (November 14)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Today’s Kindle deals include rather an eclectic list of books. (Yesterday on the blog: Updates on Life, Health, Travels, and Family) Preaching Holiness Without Bashing Heads “In preaching a biblical virtue like holiness, preachers can easily give the idea that we must all strive for it through

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Weekend A La Carte (November 9)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Today’s Kindle deals include a handful of classics. Not surprisingly, Westminster Books is featuring deals on Christmas-related books (both for personal reading and for giving away to others). (Yesterday on the blog: The Creaking on the Stairs) 3 Ways to Stay Christian During Election Season

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The Vault in Your Soul

Category: Young Adults and Singles
On the short list of things people usually associate with my home state of Kentucky—horse racing, bourbon, an obsession with college basketball—one of the most prominent is Fort Knox. Popular culture really knows just one thing about Fort Knox: there’s gold in there. Which isn’t just an urban

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The Creaking on the Stairs

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
You do meet some interesting people in the Christian world, whether such meetings happen through real-life interactions or whether they happen through books and blogs. When it comes to Mez McConnell, I’ve met him in all of those ways—I have read his books, I have read many of the articles he

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A La Carte (November 8)

Category: Family, Featured, General, Outreach
Today’s Kindle deals include some Bible study material, some books by Jen Pollock Michel, and a couple of volumes from the New Studies in Biblical Theology series. Also, Amazon has some board games on sale today if you want to stock up. Then there are some pretty good Logos deals to be had this

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