A few months ago, Les Lanphere interviewed Paul Washer for his own project. In this short (extended) interview, you will hear Paul Washer explain the essentials of the gospel.
Why Refusing to Resolve Conflict Hinders Prayer — Some helpful words about the need to pursue forgiveness.
A Faithful Steward of My Other Pulpit — “Every pastor has multiple responsibilities. But the pastor’s primary, central, and definitive function is to preach the word of God. A faithful pastor will not compromise the centrality of the pulpit…A pastor’s stewardship of his pulpit extends to others he invites to preach to his congregation. When a pastor invites anther pastor to preach at his church, it is never a light matter. There are huge spiritual implications involved.”
How to Do Ministry When You Don’t Have Money — There is a direct connection between money and ministry, but you must continue ministry even when money is not abounding.
Church Plants Need Pastors, Not Entrepreneurs — Daniel Gardner writes, “But if you’re the product you choose to promote, then you’re entering a lose-lose scenario. If you fail, you’ll have no one else to blame—and if your church takes off because of you, you’ll have built it on something other than biblical community. You will have won glory for yourself, not for God.”
Blessed Are Those Who Mourn — A helpful excerpt from Blessed Are Those Who Mourn, Matt Smethurst’s contribution to the June issue of Tabletalk.
Jesus Said He’d Return Soon, So Where Is He? — “A careful study of New Testament prophecy should never lead us to assume that Jesus and the apostles were wrong about the timing of Jesus’s return.”
Why should we read classic books? [Podcast] — Aaron Armstrong answers a couple of good questions: Why is it important to read classic books? What do we gain from them—and what do we lose if we avoid them?
The Blessings and Burdens of A Church Planter’s Wife — Gloria Furman writes, “Blessings and burdens mingle together as we live in this world that groans for the Day of redemption—now several minutes closer than it was at the start of this article. There’s no way a finite heart can hold all the things a church planting wife will face in life and ministry. But Christ can, he does, and he will.”