In the recent 2017 Ligonier National Conference, Steven Lawson pointed to how the preaching of the Reformers was at center stage of their work during the Reformation era.
Paul Washer’s Heart Attack — Late Monday evening, chatter started to spread through social media about Paul Washer and a possible heart attack. Although several stories have been spread that have inaccuracies, Paul Washer did suffer a heart attack at his home in Virginia on Monday evening. He has undergone surgery and is under the care of doctors. Please continue to pray for him and his entire family as he recovers. For updates, you can follow his Twitter account (@PaulWasher) or see updates on the HeartCry Missionary Society Facebook page.
ChristianAudio – Free Download — For a limited time, you can download Paul Washer’s The Gospel Call and True Conversion on audio.
Legalism and Salvation — Some good words here from Grace To You on a popular word that’s often tossed around in casual conversations in evangelical circles.
Why I Love the Psalms — Robert Godfrey explains his passion for the Psalms.
Is My Desire Sour? 4 Questions To Consider — Melissa Kruger writes, “As people living in a fallen world, we know what it is to have desires. We experience physical pain, witness injustice, suffer under various trials, and ache with loneliness and grief. Even when all is going relatively well, our minds imagine how wonderful it would be if we had just a tad more.”
Why Pastors Should Catechize Their Congregations — This is a guest post by J. V. Fesko, author of The Theology of the Westminster Standards: Historical Context and Theological Insights. The post anticipates the release of The New City Catechism: 52 Questions and Answers for Our Hearts and Minds.
Who Are ‘The Least of These’? — Kevin DeYoung looks at a popular phrase and explains what Jesus was referring to.
To the Unknown Pastor — “If you attend a church like this, you are incredibly blessed, Thank God for His grace in your life, show thankfulness to your pastor, thank him for his great attitude and his joy in teaching the Word. Chances are he isn’t doing it for the money or for the fame, but he is doing it for your eternal good and for his Savior.”
How John Piper’s Seashells Swept Over a Generation — Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra points to one big sermon in a big field full of college students that had a big ripple effect. Denny Burk looks back at his “Top Ten Memories of OneDay 2000” and points to some interesting memories from his perspective.
The Benedict Option, Tim Keller, South Africa and London, and an Important Announcement — James White is back and in this Dividing Line he explains his recent overseas ministry trip.