Category Archives: Bible

On Spiritual Gifts in the Church Today (1 Cor. 12)

I heard that the librarian of one of the greatest libraries in the world remarked: “We’re drowning in information and starving for knowledge.” I have come to learn in my life that it is not that I need more information, … Continue reading

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Fallow Ground: The G20 and a Humble Plan Submitted for Worldwide Economic Recovery

  The fallow ground of the poor would yield much food, but is swept away through injustice (Proverbs 13:23 ESV). My Aunt Eva’s lessons in economics from years gone by are still fresh in my mind today. She didn’t have a … Continue reading

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An Encouraging New Album from Eric Parker

I want to begin with a disclaimer. Eric Parker was one of my parishioners at my last pastoral post, and is the owner of Music for Missions, which has provided a record label for my own musical offerings for two … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Minister Approved by Christ Jesus: 1 Timothy 4.6-16

In seminary we talk about “outcomes.” We mean to say that we have a portrait in our minds of the graduate, the minister of the Gospel, that we want to see at the end of theological seminary. Indeed, our work then … Continue reading

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Quit Ye Like Men

Even the Columbia University book reviews asked the right question when they asked, “How did we go from Cary Grant to Hugh Grant?” Continue reading

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An Old Guitar, an Unexpected Moment, and Suddenly: “He’s in Control”

I spoke at a church named Sovereign Grace Presbyterian Church this morning, here in Charlotte. As I prepared to speak, I spotted a six string acoustic Taylor sitting behind the lectern. The name of the church, Sovereign Grace, and the … Continue reading

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The Origin of the Gospel in Galatians 1.11-24

Introduction to the Reading This message was preached at Christ Covenant Presbyterian Church, Matthews, North Carolina in July 2008. For an audio version of this sermon click on this link supplied by Christ Covenant or look for this message and … Continue reading

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