Precious Clarity on Human Sexuality: The Nashville Statement | John Piper, Desiring God
“The Nashville Statement is a Christian manifesto concerning issues of human sexuality. It speaks with forthright clarity, biblical conviction, gospel compassion, cultural relevance, and practical helpfulness. There is no effort to equivocate for the sake of wider, but muddled, acceptance.”

A Necessary Change in My Preaching | Cody Deevers, LifeWay Pastors
“…I also developed a bad habit of using insider language. I assumed knowledge of Bible stories and church ‘rules.’ As an insider, I rarely considered the thoughts and perceptions of new guests or ‘outsiders.’ Furthermore, no one ever brought my use of insider language to my attention. Thankfully, while preparing to plant Valley Life Church in Peoria, AZ, my friend and coach, Brian Bowman, pointed out my habit and reasons I should take pains in breaking it. Here is what I learned and am still learning.”

Standing Firm on the Slippery Slope | Richard D. Phillips, Reformation21 Blog
“The slippery slope simply notes that those who remove the restraint against worldly conformity place themselves in peril of further and more damaging accommodations.”

Who Should Discipline? Mom or Dad? – 10 Principles to Guide Your Family | The Apollos Project
“Ideally, moms and dads are on the same page in terms of correction. Mom carries it out when dad is not around. She only refers the ‘big things’ to him. Dad makes sure that the family has a plan and the children are under control.”

Why It Takes Five to Seven Years to Become the Pastor of a Church | Thom Rainer
“In most established churches, there is a prolonged period before the church members as a whole will truly embrace you as pastor. When that time comes, most pastors enjoy their greatest and most joyous years of ministry. But the majority of pastors never make it to year five, much less year seven. So why does it take five to seven years to be embraced as the pastor of most established churches? Here are seven common reasons.”

New Book

Christ and Covenant Theology: Essays on Election, Republication, and the Covenants by Cornelis P. Venema

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The Unquenchable Flame: Discovering the Heart of the Reformation by Michael Reeves ($2.99)

Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work by Tom Nelson ($4.99)