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May 8, 2015

Preaching Sanctification by Nick Floyd

May our goal be to produce a congregation full of hot hearts ready to change the world for God who completely rest in the work of Christ.

May 8, 2015

The Psalms as Prescription for Depression by Nick Murray

When the darkness is heaviest, it is hard to go to the Word. But I believe that those are the times where the Word is the most necessary. 

May 7, 2015

Resurrecting Your Quiet Time by Sam Bierig

Does your "devo life" need a spiritual steroid shot? Consider this approach to Bible reading.

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.