3 Awful Features of Roman Sexual Morality
“Our early Christian ancestors did not confess biblical chastity in a safe culture that naturally agreed with them. The sexual morality they taught and practiced stood out as unnatural to the Roman world… Christian sexual ethics that limited intercourse to the marriage of a man and a woman were not merely different from Roman ethics; they were utterly against Roman ideals of virtue and love.”
Platforms, pipelines, and leading from the second, third or fiftieth chair
“Are you building a platform or a pipeline?” That is, are those who are church leaders intentionally equipping the saints to do ministry, or are they content to just do it themselves?
Hillbillies: My Kinsfolk According to the Flesh
Another moving review of the most important book of the year
Hillbilly Elegy is a riveting, beautifully written parable of truth and grace—truth in exposing the seldom-seen, alarmingly desperate lives of millions in our country; grace in showing that God isn’t limited by our circumstances, and he draws straight lines with crooked sticks.
What are the top 10 books every pastor should read? | Practical Shepherding
“I have chosen my lists based on the 2 greatest needs I see modern pastors face: How to do faithful pastoral ministry? How to persevere in pastoral ministry.”
John Owen on Delighting in Worship – Meet the Puritans
What did the great Puritan, John Owen, say about our level of experiential delight in the weekly worship of God?
Professor Ignites Protests By Refusing To Use Transgender Pronouns
Make no mistake, this Canadian battle is heading south fast
“Peterson is living the words of his national anthem: “O Canada, we stand on guard for thee. God keep our land glorious and free. . . ” If he and others like him are left to fight alone, we will surely end up in a hopeless state of mass delusion. This is a war we cannot afford to lose. As I’ve written before, when dealing with Borg government, submission is futile. Resistance is the only hope.”
NIVAC Bundle 7: Pauline Epistles. 7 commentaries for $35! I almost always consult these commentaries when preparing sermons. There are also some deals on Zondervan commentaries on Galatians, Ephesians, Colossians and Philemon.