Category Archives: Preaching

Book Review(s): Saving Eutychus & Preaching

Saving Eutychus How to Preach God’s Word and Keep People Awake Gary Millar and Phil Campbell Mathias Media; 171 Though I have never heard of Millar and Campbell, I enjoyed multiple Mathias Media resources, and the title caught my mind. … Continue reading

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The End of (The) Kings

Today, at Grace, we finish our series through 1 & 2 Kings. We started the series on November 6, 2011. This means we have covered: 47 Chapters 40 Sermons 2 Kings of “Unified Israel” (David & Solomon) 19 Kings of … Continue reading

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POTUS is Second…At Best

I’m reading through Between Two Worlds by John Stott and ran across these timely quotes: It is such an honourable, important and useful office, that if a man be put into it by God, and made faithful and successful through … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dangerous Calling

Dangerous Calling Confronting the Unique Challenges of Pastoral Ministry Paul David Tripp Crossway; 224 pages Review 10/10 I’ve appreciated and benefited from Paul David Tripp’s ministry previously. Our church has shown his video series, “Getting to the Heart of Parenting” … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gospel and Kingdom

Gospel and Kingdom Graeme Goldworthy Paternoster, 148 pages I received this little book for free while attending Together for the Gospel. About a month later, my wife and I were traveling together. Since she was totally engrossed in The Hunger … Continue reading

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Seeing My Sermon Execution

Just recently, we completed a marriage series at Grace. While it is somewhat unusual for our church to do a topical series, I have already blogged about that here. Once the series was completed, I think most people would agree … Continue reading

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What Should the Divorced and Remarried Do?

I’ve laid out several posts to explain why I think the “perpetual adultery” perspective is faulty, particularly the application to sever the relationship and abandon one’s spouse. These things simply aren’t taught in the Scripture. So what should a person … Continue reading

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Mishandling More than Texts

There are a lot of reasons to address the “perpetual adultery” issue even though our church rejects it. People in our church have borne this load before as they have been told they are in this condition. People in our … Continue reading

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A View with No Support

Proponents of the “perpetual adultery” perspective for divorced and remarried couples claim that Matthew 19:9 clearly teaches this perspective. However, closely looking at the languages shows that maybe Matthew 19:9 allows for this perspective, but it certainly doesn’t require it. … Continue reading

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Perpetual Adultery, A Tense Situation

Before we go any further, let me explain that I am using “Perpetual Adultery” as shorthand. The question, “Do you believe in perpetual adultery?” is not a long enough question. Obviously, a person involved in an extramarital relationship is engaged … Continue reading

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