I recently read something from Thabiti Anyabwile that really got me thinking… He asks the question: Am I a Developing Leader?… During sermon prep last week, I wound up scrounging through some old Bible study and discipleship material. It was a fun trip down memory lane, thinking about the ways the Lord has used many faithful Christians to disciple me and recalling His wonderful grace through so many seasons of life. Read the rest Here
Every once in a while I like to check in to see what Bill Mounce has to say on Monday With Mounce… He writes: Was Paul Married [ἄγαμος]? (Monday with Mounce 111) This has always been an interesting question. In 1 Cor 7:8, Paul writes, “Now to the unmarried (ἀγάμοιος) and to the widows (χήραις).” It is clear that Paul is unmarried (1 Cor 7:7), but it is not clear that he is or is not a widower. Read the rest Here
Just A Thought (Stop Using Revelation 3:20) If you believe Jesus stands knocking at the door of the human heart, then you make sovereign the one who answers the door. I prayerfully long for the day when pastors, evangelists, and Christians in general will stop proclaiming a man-centered gospel by misusing Revelation 3:20 Read the rest Here
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Brian Regan on Italians and Irish
“The ultimate test of my understanding of the scriptural teaching is the amount of time I spend in prayer. As theology is ultimately the knowledge of God, the more theology I know, the more it should drive me to seek to know God. Not to know “about” Him but to know Him! The whole object of salvation is to bring me to knowledge of God… If all my knowledge does not lead me to prayer there is something wrong somewhere.” Martin Lloyd-Jones
Rob Bell to Leave Mars Hill Church… Rob Bell has decided to leave Mars Hill Church, the Grandville, Michigan, megachurch he and his wife founded 12 years ago, to focus on a broader audience, the church announced today. Flickering Pixels author Shane Hipps will take over for Bell during spring 2012 after Bell finishes his series on Acts in December. read the rest Here
Speaking of Rob Bell… Bell Bottom Trousers from Eddie Eddings… Hey Eddie do you have any more for sale or are you all sold out?