18 Who is a God like you, pardoning iniquity and passing over transgression for the remnant of his inheritance? He does not retain his anger forever, because he delights in steadfast love. 19 He will again have compassion on us; he will tread our iniquities underfoot. You will cast all our sins into the depths of the sea. 20 You will show […]Read more "…our God enjoys loving us."
Everyone has their own idea of what it means to be “mature”. Everyone has marks that they look for in another person’s life to see if they indeed are mature. I read a quote by Fred Cook this week and he says it well, “Maturity is the ability to do a job whether supervised or […]Read more "The Measure of Our Maturity"
This is a great article by Thom Rainer on Seven Distinguishing Characteristics of Unified Churches.Read more "Seven Distinguishing Characteristics of Unified Churches"
Summary If a church is to be healthy, preaching is to be central to the church’s methodology. If preaching is to be central to the church’s methodology, then the best preaching is that which should be called “expository”. Definition What is expository preaching? Expository preaching is essentially a methodological outworking of a proper understanding of […]Read more "The Essential Place of Preaching"
A devotional thought from Joey Jernigan for “Our Identity” Take a few minutes to read Romans 6:1-14. 1 What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? 2 By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it?3 Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ […]Read more "Gospel Project: Crazy Little Thing Called Grace"
Dr. Russell D. Moore has recently assumed the role of President of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. He previously served as the Dean of the School of Theology and Vice President of Academic Administration at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. I attended Southern Seminary from 2003-2008 and had the opportunity to […]Read more "What Dr. Moore Taught Me"
I’m a book nerd. Okay, I’m a nerd who likes books. Here are my recent favorites: 1. Explicit Gospel by Matt Chandler 2. Gospel Wakefulness by Jared Wilson 3. Dangerous Calling by Paul David Tripp 4. Whomever He Wills by Tom Ascol and Matthew Barrett 5. Conviction to Lead by Al Mohler 6. Tempted and […]Read more "Top Ten Books"