Ligon Duncan spoke at the Gospel Coalition conference this morning on 2 Timothy 4:6-22. As he was expositing the text, he mentioned what he called a classic sermon by Charles Spurgeon on verse 13, in which Paul admonishes Timothy to "bring the cloak that I left with Carpus at Troas when you come-- and the … Continue reading The Importance of Books for the Pastor
I have long been impressed by John MacArthur's courage and care in taking a stand on important issues confronting the Church. And I continue to be impressed and encouraged by his recent willingness to address the concerns many of us have with respect to the obscene language that is being used all too often in … Continue reading John MacArthur on the "Rape of Solomon’s Song"
Ethan Loomis, a dear friend of the family, who is one of my son Joshua's best friends, was diagnosed with Leukemia in April of 2008. The first video was made by Ethan as a testimony to God's faithfulness during his struggle. The second video was filmed and edited by Ethan and features my son Joshua … Continue reading Lessons Learned From Ethan, Nathan, and Joshua
This week I read a couple of interesting articles on the issue of Christian "watchblogging," the internet phenomenon involving the use of blogging to warn the churches about the sinful practices and theological errors they may encounter online or in their communities. First, on April 6 Tim Challies offered a helpful article entitled Evil as … Continue reading Steve Camp and Tim Challies on the Good and Bad of "Watchblogging"