I recently gave a talk on managing your time for gospel ends, and being well organised. I was quite struck by the high proportion of people even in their twenties who were not aware of the brilliant free software that is able to help us stay on top of things in a fast paced world.
Month: April 2013
So, I’m sitting in a relaxed and friendly setting, just watching the people engage with each other. Any guesses? They’re obviously at home. Lots of first name terms, and smiles. Hugs and handshakes too. Mostly young, but not all. Kids obviously welcome. The energy level is quite high. And they are inclusive – racially, and
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It sounds like firm, clear leadership – or ego driven leadership. It rather depends on which side of the decision and leadership you’re standing on. Those of us who are leaders have a limited amount of leadership capital, and we don’t want to spend it on the wrong issues. So we need to distinguish two
One of my heroes and gurus is Dick Lucas – man who has done one thing supremely well for decades: he opens up the Bible and shows us what is in it. Simple. When he was young, Dick loved those little metal puzzles, where two or three wire shapes interlock, and only the most patient
J. I. Packer on Killing Sin Through Prayer from Desiring God on Vimeo.
I reviewed this book when it first came out. Now it is about to come out in paperback, I want it to get as wide a readership as possible. I think it is one of the most significant books, and probably the bravest, I have come across since I first read Solzhenitsyn – and I
I should have warned her, really. A friend of mine has just published her first book, and she is understandably quite excited. A parcel of copies arrived from her publisher, and she’s checked that it’s there on Amazon too. She’s nervous, but excited. But then she said, “Actually, I’m a bit disappointed too, because I
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The end of an evangelistic talk is usually commendably frank. It doesn’t matter wither this is a friendly over a BBQ, a major service, or the end of a course: we lay out the two ways, and invite people to lay their lives down for Christ. If they do that, we have resources, books, groups.
After 33 years as their pastor, John Piper preached his farewell sermon on Easter Sunday at Bethlehem Baptist.http://t.co/KH42MuUnFy/