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Archive of entries posted on April 2016

Poetry & the Bible

For the last 20 years, April has been designated National Poetry Month. Any reader of this blog will know that I have an interest in poetry and seek to indicate its value for pastoral ministry. In fact, I hope to one day edit a volume on the value of poetry in pastoral ministry. In honor […]

The Titanic and Evangelism

Today is the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, so I am reposting an item from 4 years ago in honor of the heroic efforts of Scottish Baptist pastor John Harper.   Today is the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. This terrible tragedy was also the occasion of some very heroic […]

Evangelism in the Life of the Pastor

I am pleased for the Ryan Center at Union University to be hosting a public lecture by my friend, Jeremy Walker, this Thursday, April 14, at 3pm in Jennings 325. Jeremy serves as a pastor in Crowley, England and is the author of several books including The Brokenhearted Evangelist. I met Jeremy when we were […]

Calvin Sermons on 1 Timothy, updated

The response to the new edition of Calvin’s sermons on 1 Timothy has been encouraging. I hope readers find it edifying. After releasing the book a friend helped me to update it in some ways which make it more user friendly, particularly by hyperlinking the table of contents so that with one click you can […]