Well-known evangelical preacher John Piper announced Sunday that he will be taking his first-ever break from ministry to re-examine his soul. The long-time preacher apologized to his congregation for not a specific deed but for the “sins of my own soul,” “ongoing character flaws” and stresses that they have caused to others. “I see several […]Read: John Piper Takes Personal Leave To Examine
For Christ’s sake the Christian man is henceforth obliged to be separated in many respects from such of his family and kindred as remain in their sins. They are living according to the flesh, they are seeking this world; their pleasure is here, their comfort below the skies. The man who is called by grace […]Read: Called and Separated – C.H. Spurgeon
Matthew 22:5 “And they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise.” Do not those men make light of Christ and salvation that shun the mention of His name, unless it be in a vain or sinful use? Those that love not the company where Christ and […]Read: Making Light Of Jesus Christ – C.H. Spurgeon
In a column published some years ago in a popular Christian magazine, a well-known preacher was venting his own loathing for long sermons. January 1 was coming, so he resolved to do better in the coming year. “That means wasting less time listening to long sermons and spending much more time preparing short ones,” he […]Read: What Is Pragmatism & Why Is It Bad?
Is Pragmatism Really a Serious Threat? I am convinced that pragmatism poses precisely the same subtle threat to the church in our age that modernism represented nearly a century ago. Modernism was a movement that embraced higher criticism and liberal theology while denying nearly all the supernatural aspects of Christianity. But modernism did not first […]Read: Pragmatism is Modernism Recycled
Last year, I listened to the following video excerpt from a DVD entitled “Does the Truth Matter Anymore?” published by CrossTV, wherein, John MacArthur critiques worldly preaching as he reminds us of the high cost men like Spurgeon were willing to pay to stand up for strong, biblical, Christ-centered teaching – Biblical Truth.Read: C.H. Spurgeon Worldly Preaching – John MacArthur