Monthly Archives: January 2011

When You’re Finished…You’re Finished

Not that I have already obtained it or have already become perfect, but I press on so that I may lay hold of that for which also I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus. Brethren, I do not regard … Continue reading

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HP4: “Convicted”

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Top Reasons for Expository Preaching

The following links provide some pastors’ thoughts on expository preaching: Derek Thomas’ top 6. Dick Mayhue’s top 15. Alistair Begg’s top 6. Keith Shearer’s top 10. John MacArthur’s top 10. enjoy!

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The Most Convicting Preacher Ever

“And He, when He comes, will convict the world concerning sin and righteousness and judgment; concerning sin, because they do not believe in Me; and concerning righteousness, because I go to the Father and you no longer see Me; and … Continue reading

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HP3: “Face Two-Face”

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Fear of Man

In Ed Welsch’s wonderful book, When People are Big and God is Small, Welsch offers the following questions to indicate if you struggle with fear of man (pages 14-17): Have you ever struggled with peer pressure? Are you over-committed? Do … Continue reading

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Ministry Masquerade

But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property, and kept back some of the price for himself, with his wife’s full knowledge, and bringing a portion of it, he laid it at the apostles’ … Continue reading

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HP2: “Grating Expectations”

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Resting in Ordinary

Very often, we do not shepherd people who put us on a pedestal, as much as we shepherd people who put other pastors on a pedestal. The following resources are great for encouraging a pastor to rest in being ordinary. … Continue reading

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Pastor Idolatry

“Men, why are you doing these things? We are also men of the same nature as you, and preach the gospel to you that you should turn from these vain things to a living God, WHO MADE THE HEAVEN AND … Continue reading

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