"Sprowl." That's how new I was to R.C. Sproul's ministry. Delivering the first sermon I would ever preach before my peers at college ministry (Isaiah 48:9-11), I ended up pronouncing his last name "Sprowl" the day I gave my message. Should an esteemed seminary professor ever get a hold of that audio file (they won't),… Continue reading Remembering R.C.
A new year is upon us, and if you know me, that means new books are coming (It's like every month is Christmas!). Some people look forward to the Hollywood blockbusters, but I find myself at the year looking at future catalogs and anticipating what's to come for my shelves. This year, my "major reading"… Continue reading 12 Books I’m Looking Forward To in 2017
In 2016 I’ve had the privilege of writing for a lot of places besides my own personal blog. I’ve been grateful to the various sites who have hosted my work, and most importantly, grateful to you dear readers who have encouraged me, supported me, shared me, and engaged with my work throughout the year. It’s been… Continue reading My Most-Read Articles From 2016
I am a big reader. Reading is a valuable part of my daily desire to grow in knowledge and grow in grace. You've probably seen a book review here or there on my page or at Servantsofgrace. I have the privilege of reading a lot, and I recently outlined some of my principles for doing so… Continue reading Top 12 Books from 2016
We have learned from none others the plan of our salvation, that from those through whom the Gospel has come down to us, which they did at one time proclaim in public, and, at a later period, by the will of God, handed down to us in the Scriptures, to be the ground and pillar… Continue reading word vs. Word
Many Christians have a hard time knowing how to make “gospel” and “discipleship” stick in our personal lives and relationships. We’re called to be disciples who make disciples, but how? In our desperate search to answer this profound question, we devote books, studies, podcasts, and resources to uncover how we live this out. In his short… Continue reading Around the Web: 6 Reasons Catechisms Make Truth Stick
Which angry person are you? The Domestic Gunslinger? The Volcano? The Iceberg? Maybe you don’t think you’re an angry person at all, like I did before reading this book. Or maybe, you think your anger is always and on every occasion sinful. This book is for you. All of you, in fact, as Chapter 2… Continue reading Book Review: Good & Angry (David Powlison)
People have fallen into a foolish habit of speaking of orthodoxy as something heavy, humdrum, and safe. There never was anything so perilous or so exciting as orthodoxy...It was the equilibrium of a man behind madly rushing horses, seeming to stoop this way and to sway that, yet in every attitude having the grace of… Continue reading G.K. Chesterton’s “Unsafe Orthodoxy”