Spurgeon on Church Statistics

Spurgeon's book, The Soul Winner, is the kind of book you really need to read several times over the course of your life. I decided to dip into it once more over the summer, and read just the first chapter. It's a book I have recommended previously. I found the following quote which is interesting. He is speaking about how church growth statistics are indicative of something. I wonder how many Spurgeon lovers today would agree with his assessment of churches which are not growing by … [Read more...]

SERMON – A Song Of Hope – Psalm 121

On the 24th of August, I preached a sermon at Jubilee during our summer series on some famous psalms. I took Psalm 121, which served as a starting point for me to share some of the most important planks of my personal doctrinal framework—a framework that has sustained me through hard times.As blogging around here at least begins to return to normal—if there is such a thing at adrianwarnock.com—I thought I'd share both the audio to download and a condensed version of the message below. You can als … [Read more...]

Lex Loizides Reviews a "Faith" Book on Facebook!

Lex is a good friend of mine and is well-known in Newfrontiers circles as a biblically sound and enthusiastic evangelist who has recently started posting very helpful notes on Facebook. I have his permission to reproduce the following Review of Positioning Yourself to Receive Healing by Doug Jones in its entirety here.If you like it, then feel free to deluge him with Facebook messages telling him how much you want to read a blog by him since, for me, this is really a blog post, not merely a … [Read more...]

Dare to Ask God for Success

Yesterday, at two different times during the day, I was confronted with the idea of God granting success to people. The first time occurred while I was reading the story of David and Jonathan where, in one chapter, the idea is repeated several times. 1 Samuel 18:5 — And David went out and was successful wherever Saul sent him, so that Saul set him over the men of war. And this was good in the sight of all the people and also in the sight of Saul's servants.1 Samuel 18:14 — And David had success i … [Read more...]

2008 Top Posts Numbers 3 and 4

Number 4 in the list of most read posts this year so far is a post linking to a number of sermons by C. J. Mahaney, as well as my interview with him. If you missed it, do also check out his sermon on People God Killed.Number 3 is a post summarizing a series from back in 2005—my interview with the ESV Bible translators, which seemed to launch my blog as a place where Christian leaders would agree to be interviewed. It has gained one place from last year.Join us tomorrow for the top two posts! … [Read more...]

2008 Top Posts Numbers 23 and 24

The 24th most read post on this blog is, ironically enough, a post that introduced my most popular posts of 2007.Position 23 is filled by a post listing some books I think every Christian should read. … [Read more...]

2008 Top Posts Numbers 25 and 26

The 26th most read post on this blog is a set of results from a survey I conducted on sex.The 25th most read post is a set of sermon notes from an old sermon of mine on finding the will of God for your life. … [Read more...]

2008 Top Posts Numbers 27 and 28

The 28th most popular post on this blog at the moment is one offering a discount on Logos Bible Software. If you want electronic Christian books and much more, do go visit and consider buying some.In 27th place is my interview with Rob Rufus. … [Read more...]

Catching Up With Mark Driscoll

I have now published all the Mark Driscoll material from his recent visit to the UK. Don't miss the video interviews, and the Dwell material, as well as the talks from Brighton. There is a lot to absorb there. There are also three talks for church elders that I was not present at.Since his return to the US, however, this man has been nothing short of busy!He has interviewed J. I. Packer on Young Christian Leaders, and Homosexuality. He also wrote a series of blog posts on … [Read more...]

DWELL – Mark Driscoll on Preaching Christ

Thanks to my friends at Acts 29 I'm able to share some sessions with you from the Dwell London conference. This is a talk Mark Driscoll gave on how to preach Christ from the entire Bible. You can download the audio, read my notes below, or watch the video right here: No one has a worse life than a church planter’s wife. Her husband is flat broke. He won’t stop working, but makes no money. And he wants to grow his church by getting her pregnant!The big idea is this—“It’s about Jesus!” There i … [Read more...]


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