DBG Weekend Spotlight (3-16-18)

Josh Buice

In this sermon, I preached from Titus 2 on the subject, “The Local Church is Ground-Zero for Discipleship.” I trust you will be encouraged as you think about the fact that Paul left Titus in Crete to strengthen local churches rather than build conventions, associations, or conferences.

Why Some People Aren’t Christians — Tim Challies thinks through evangelism encounters and asks, “With all of this evangelism and all these opportunities for salvation, why don’t people become Christians? Here are a few reasons I’ve observed in recent interactions.”

$5 Friday: English Reformation, Justification, & Prayer — You can count on Ligonier to provide some good resources for only $5 on Friday.

The Moment of Truth: Its Reality — “Your eternal destiny is determined by the truth. Your relationship to the truth will determine where you will spend all eternity. Your relationship to the truth will determine whether you are in heaven or in hell forever.”

My Little Daughter: A Father’s Glimpse into the Heart of God — “When God made two sexes, he put into place four distinct kinds of parent-child relationships: father-son, mother-daughter, mother-son, and father-daughter. Because men and women are not the same (but complementary), and boys and girls are different, we find distinct, often subtle, always powerful aspects to the love shared in these four kinds of relationships.”

A Humble Soul Overlooks His Own Righteousness — “Men may do much, hear much, pray much, fast much, and give much, &c., and yet be as proud as Lucifer, as you may see in the Scribes, Pharisees, Mat. 23, and those in Isa, 58:3, who in the pride of their hearts made an idol of their own righteousness: ‘Wherefore have we fasted,’ say they, ‘and thou seest it not? wherefore have we afflicted our souls, and thou takest no knowledge?’”

Announcing the Open Book Podcast: Season One Featuring R.C. Sproul — “Which books most influenced R.C. Sproul’s life and ministry? Open Book is a new weekly podcast about the power of books and the people they’ve shaped. In season one, host Stephen Nichols shares never-before-heard moments with R.C. Sproul in his home library. Episode one is now available.

The Local Church Is God’s Will For Your Life — The full transcript and audio from my sermon at Reformation Bible College is now available.

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Author DBG Weekend Spotlight (3-16-18)

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.