Tom Ascol has posted several insightful points made by Iain Murray on what's lacking in contemporary preaching.
If you're a preacher or training to be a preacher I encourage you to give the post a read.
John Piper has written a helpful post at the Desiring God blog titled "Why Require Unregenerate Children to Act Like They’re Good?"
Piper answers the question in the title of his post with three points.
I think many parents with young children struggle with this issue. Piper offers wise counsel so make sure to read the entire post.
Audio from the 2009 Matthias Media conference is available to download at peoplegrowth.org. The conference was titled "Gospel Growth = People Growth" and focused on how gospel growth happens in people and through people. Below is a list of topics addressed at the conference.
Tim Chester has written a review of The Trellis and the Vine, a new book on church ministry. Some of my fellow elders have ordered copies and I'm looking forward to borrowing the book from them when they're finished reading it.
Make sure to watch the video below of Mark Dever recommending The Trellis and the Vine.
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