When I set out to read J. A. Medders’ Gospel Formed, I wasn’t really sure what I was getting myself into. I was embarking into uncharted waters. I wasn’t familiar with Medders’ ministry, neither had I been acquainted with his writing. But what a first impression this was.
One of the great benefits of 21st century Christianity is the ability for brothers and sisters in Christ to connect and encourage each other through means otherwise impossible. The advent of social media has brought with it many vices and evils to be sure, but the virtues of these platforms can’t be over-sung.
A sermon from Daniel 4:1-37.
Welcome to another collection of links that have impacted me this past week. I hope you’ll find them as beneficial as I did.
A sermon from Luke 18:9-14.
Upon moving to south Florida in the spring of 2013, I wasn’t really looking to get involved in pastoral ministry right away. I had just graduated from Bible college with a Youth Ministries degree, but because of the transition between states, my only goals at the time were to find a job, find a house, and get settled with my wife in our new town. This was a big shift for me.
Another week has already come to an end, but this morning we get to sit back, drink some coffee, and enjoy some fantastic stories from across the web. I pray these are as impactful on you as they were me!
One of the apostle Paul’s seminal counsels to his protege Timothy was to let no one despise him for his youth (1 Tim. 4:12). By infusing and instructing him in the “sound doctrine” of God’s gospel, over and over again, Paul was bolstering Timothy in the truth that would enable him to be “an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.”
A sermon from Mark 8:22-26.
Well, here it is, Volume 52 of “Links I Like.” One year of reading and sharing and encouraging other writers to continue writing and influencing others with the gospel. That’s my aim with this series. My goal remains to read and share as much as I can, so others can see vast array of glory that’s contained in God’s gospel of grace.