God Used R.C. Sproul and Continues to Do so Today
As a celebration of R.C.’s life and ministry, Ligonier have compiled six brief videos for you to watch.

The 7 Most Significant Religious Freedom Victories of 2018
This is an encouraging report after years of discouragement on this front:

“We are fortunate to have groups like Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), a non-profit legal organization that advocates for the right of people to freely live out their faith, working to protect our liberties. In 2018 ADF was at the forefront of a number of important legal cases. Here are their most significant victories for religious freedom for the year:”

3GT Episode 111: The Darkest Night of the Soul (Suicide)
Podcast on one of the most difficult subjects in pastoral ministry.

The Case for the 6-Hour Workday
One to give to your boss: Good luck!

“I conducted a two-week, six-hour workday experiment with my team at Collective Campus, an innovation accelerator based in Melbourne, Australia. The shorter workday forced the team to prioritize effectively, limit interruptions, and operate at a much more deliberate level for the first few hours of the day. The team maintained, and in some cases increased, its quantity and quality of work, with people reporting an improved mental state, and that they had more time for rest, family, friends, and other endeavors.”

Flourish in How God Has (and Has Not) Gifted You
“I work in missions and global theological education. One of the hardest conversations we conduct is with men who have been in ministry 20 or 30 years and want to teach with us, but don’t demonstrate the gift of teaching. We often affirm them in other ways, but for whatever reason, no one in the church has ever addressed this lack.”

Worry over kids’ excessive smartphone use is more justified than ever before
When Jean Twenge speaks on issues like this, I listen:

“New research funded by the National Institutes of Health found brain changes among kids using screens more than seven hours a day and lower cognitive skills among those using screens more than two hours a day.”

Stunning Letter From Detained Chinese Pastor Wang Yi, Anticipating His Arrest
We should keep this stunning letter in front of us to remind us to pray and to challenge our own faith.

New Book

Can We Trust the Gospels? by Peter J. Williams.

Kindle Books

Anchored in Grace: Fixed Points for Humble Faith by Jeremy Walker $2.99.

Speaking Truth in Love: Counsel in Community by David Powlison $0.79.

Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God by Timothy Keller $2.99.


David Powlison talks to Ed Welch about how he’s dealing with the news that he’s got Stage 4 cancer.