DBG Spotlight (12-21-16)

Josh Buice

In 2013 at the Cross Conference, Mark Dever interviewed John Piper about why he’s not a missionary, the relationship between marriage and missions, and what tricky terms like “missionary,” “unreached,” and “calling” actually mean.

Why Oxford Dictionary’s 2016 Word of the Year Matters – Ravi Zacharias writes, “Their explanation is not so much that they are coining a new word as that they are affirming a reality—a truth about the way we coddle the lie, the ultimate self-defeating statement.”

John Piper’s Favorite Hymn – “And it’s a rather obscure German hymn you’ve probably never heard — until now.

#AskRC Live Twitter Event: December 2016 – If you missed the live event, you can still go back and read the questions and answers.

Ohio makes assisted suicide a felony – Something to keep your eyes on in the political world.

Church Honors Birth Of Jesus By Canceling Worship Service – Although this is for laughs, it’s a trend this year.  I wrote about it yesterday, and you can read that article here: Four Things That Will Be Missing from Your Family Christmas Party.

Free Pastor Andrew: Christians Rally for Missionary Jailed in Turkey – “American pastor caught up in terrorism sweep by Muslim-majority country he served for more than 20 years.”

My Favorite Christmas Hymn – Paul Tripp provides the answer to a question he often receives this time of year.

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Author DBG Spotlight (12-21-16)

Josh Buice

Pastor Pray's Mill Baptist Church

Josh Buice is the founder and president of G3 Ministries and serves as the pastor of Pray's Mill Baptist Church on the westside of Atlanta. He is married to Kari and they have four children, Karis, John Mark, Kalli, and Judson. Additionally, he serves as Assistant Professor of Preaching at Grace Bible Theological Seminary. He enjoys theology, preaching, church history, and has a firm commitment to the local church. He also enjoys many sports and the outdoors, including long distance running and high country hunting. He has been writing on Delivered by Grace since he was in seminary and it has expanded with a large readership through the years.