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“The Holy Spirit and Preaching: The Gift of God’s Future:” Preaching – IV Redemption — Explorations in Theology

Our guest, Levi Jones, discusses a fourth theological perspective on preaching, from the eschatological angle. (For the earlier posts, see one, two, & three) Here we see that not only is preaching a participation in God’s creative speech, but it also draws us into the new-creation opened up by the Spirit.

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Lord, being a pastor is impossible!

I am re-reading the brilliant book by Dave Hansen ‘The Art of Pastoring’ and the same day I came across this wonderful article by Mandy Smith… 1,881 more words


Apprenticeships for ministry

Once upon a time Christian ministers were viewed with respect. Ministry was voted among the more trustworthy of professions, but not so much any more. The appallingly bad behaviour of some has damaged the reputations of many. 396 more words

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Pastoral Ministry: How to Shepherd Biblically:Book Review

       John MacArthur is currently the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church, as well as an author, conference speaker, president of The Master’s College and Seminary, and featured teacher with the Grace to You media ministry. 1,410 more words


Ministry and Perfectionism - Reflections on 'Memoirs of an Ordinary Pastor' by D.A. Carson

Prior to D.A. Carson’s biography of his father, few of us had ever heard of Tom Carson. He did not pastor a large congregation, he did not preside over a college or seminary, he did not leave a legacy of voluminous writings, he was not a sought after conference speaker; in a word—in his son’s words—he was an ordinary pastor. 852 more words


The Most Important Relationship in your Relationships

Our relationships with other people are about so much more than our relationships with other people.

The way we relate to other people reflects our attitude towards God.  527 more words

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Morning Mashup 08/17

A daily mashup of Kindle deals, articles, and videos for your information, edification, and enjoyment.


Mere Apologetics: How to Help Seekers and Skeptics Find Faith… 361 more words