Shepherd’s Conference 2016 begins tomorrow

My friend Craig wrote the following and I agree. I am SO looking forward to the Shepherd's Conference! It's live streamed, then archived. It's especially poignant to see 4,500 pastors gather to be ministered TO. The impact of such numbers of mature, loving, leading shepherds makes one realize that churches across America and other nations …

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List-o-mania: best books, journalists, movies, sermons, and cancelled tv shows

EPrata photoFrom I Die Daily (IDD)This person did a yeoman's job, but a pleasant and edifying one, listening to over 650 MacArthur sermons in order to make his determination.TOP 13 JOHN MACARTHUR SERMONS OF ALL TIMEA friend asked me to tell him the best MacArthur sermons of all time, and since it took me a …

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The RIGHT kind of Heaven Tourism

Mike Riccardi at The Cripplegate began an excellent essay on the times in which we live this way:The last few months have been emotionally tiring for Christians in America.You can say that again.The last few months have been emotionally tiring for Christians in America.Weary with burdens? Climbing an endless mountain?Let the Lord refresh you. (EPrata …

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Lesbian mayor of Houston demands Houston pastors’ sermons

In this piece of news,61st Mayor of Houston,Assumed office 1/2/2010. Wikipedia.City of Houston demands pastors turn over sermonsThe city of Houston has issued subpoenas demanding a group of pastors turn over any sermons dealing with homosexuality, gender identity or Annise Parker, the city’s first openly lesbian mayor. And those ministers who fail to comply could …

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Preaching Divine Providence: A pair of timeless and wonderful sermons, one old and one new, to bookend your weekend

In 1857, Charles Haddon Spurgeon ascended the pulpit at New Park Street Chapel, Southwark, and delivered a wonderful sermon called God's Providence.Charles Spurgeon was an absolutely amazing pastor. His very life defines both submission, and workhorse. Of Spurgeon, Justin Taylor sums up Spurgeon's prodigious output,He often worked 18 hours a day. His collected sermons fill …

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Preaching divine wrath: A pair of timeless and wonderful sermons, one old and one new, to bookend your weekend

I have four favorite sermons. In thinking about them, I realized they were two pairs, one old and one modern. Each pair was of the same subject. Of course each of the two pairs of sermons are edifying. Let me share the first pair now, and the second pair tomorrow.Your wickedness makes you as it …

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Should pastors do news-prophecy updates?

I've been thinking a lot about pastors who do prophecy updates. This is when pastors speak from the pulpit regarding current events of the day, such as the Syrian civil war, or a major earthquake, or the eclipses coming up, or Egypt's coups, etc. The speak about this news from the pulpit during service and …

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