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May 7, 2015

Meditating on the Glory of Christ by Staff

"There are three ways whereby the glory of Christ is represented unto us in the Scripture."

May 7, 2015

Reversed Thunder by Benjamin Hawkins

I’m awestruck by a metaphor used by 17th-century pastor and poet George Herbert to describe prayer: “reversed thunder.”

May 7, 2015

Curing the Thief, Not Just the Theft by Staff

In the middle of winter, Boston was low on fuel and a man came to the governor complaining that a "needy person" was stealing from his woodpile . . .

May 7, 2015

Remembering is the First Change by Jared C. Wilson

When you are stuck, deep, despondent, or in despair, think back to what God has delivered you from in difficult times past.

May 7, 2015

You'll Play How You Practice by Mike Leake

When our work and ministry is laid bare before the Lord we want it to withstand the fire.

May 7, 2015

Satan Downloads Your Podcast by Jamaal Williams

In pastoral ministry and in our Christian walk in general, we can easily ignore or lose sight of the reality of Spiritual warfare because it is an invisible battle. Paul’s plea to the church at Ephesus and to us today is, “Don’t become so sophisticated that you think people are your enemy or that you can become sanctified by sheer will-power.”

May 7, 2015

Letters to a New Believer, Part One

You're Not a Leader Yet

About a year or so into being a Christian, I did something absolutely, spectacularly dumb: I joined the men's ministry leadership team at our church. Seriously, on a scale of dumb to really dumb, this was just the worst.

May 7, 2015

Stating the Obvious in Worship by Dustin Rouse

When we worship in song, we are recognizing what is already true about God. We are saying: Look at our God, behold our Savior - He is worthy of our praise! We don’t make God glorious with our praise; rather, we praise Him because He is glorious.

May 7, 2015

A Prayer for the Pastor's Wife by Becky Wilson

A prayer that the pastor's wife will be eternally fascinated and astonished by the gospel and that it will transform every aspect of her life.

May 6, 2015

I Have Identified the Problem, and It Is You by Jared C. Wilson

On the spirit of charity in the work of receiving criticism and dishing it out.