An incredibly insightful observation by Jefferson Bethke in Jesus > Religion: I think the more focused Christians are on external behavior, the greater the possibility they are trying to make up for what they lack in their hearts. When we have no real transforming power of Jesus in our hearts, we hold up a list of external […]
Archives for September 2014
Tim Keller, in Ministries of Mercy (his least well known — but perhaps most important — book): Both James and John use the ministry of mercy as a test. The apostle John writes his first epistle to set forth the test by which a genuine Christian can be known. One of the tests of Christian love is […]
The Gospel And Money from mattperman This is my presentation on “The Gospel and Money” from the workshop I did at The Gospel Coalition 2008 national conference. In this presentation, I answer three questions: How should we understand prosperity in light of the biblical texts that seem to take a wealth-negative view? Is maximizing our financial giving […]
This is a message I gave several years ago at a staff devotional when I worked at Desiring God and Bethlehem Baptist Church. I’m in the process of posting a lot of my messages and articles online, and thought you might find this one helpful and relevant on the doctrine of the resurrection and the […]
David Murray has some great tips for new students going on over at his blog. They include posts on things like “The Why of Note-taking” and recommended productivity tools such as Dropbox, Evernote, Feedly, and more. The whole series is well worth checking out.