Keller, Piper and Carson on aging graciously and transition

I know many of my readers are pastors. So this video will be especially relevant to them as three great men of God talk about the losses that aging brings, and wise transition. But it is also of relevance to all of us as we remember our human frailty, and strive not to allow ourselves to be defined by what we do for God. … [Read more...]

Videos of Tim Keller in London with Newfrontiers

I have now been able to add full length videos to my notes from the Tim Keller talks thanks to the Newfrontiers tech guys. These were three great messages from him on issues that are close to his heart. Go watch 'em:Relate to the Culture – Tim Keller Why Cities Matter - Tim Keller Preach to Change Them In Their Seats - Tim Keller … [Read more...]

Relate to the Culture – Tim Keller

VIDEO:Tim Keller - Cultural Transformation from Newfrontiers on Vimeo.In his final session with Newfrontiers Keller highlighted that we find relating to the culture to be an increasing problem in the West. We now have a post-Christian culture. The Anglo-saxons struggled with Christianity because it believed in forgiveness and compassion for the weak. They felt that culture couldn't survive without respect and fear. Northern European paganism was bloodthirsty and power hungry. … [Read more...]

Why Cities Matter – Tim Keller

VIDEO now available here:Tim Keller - The City from Newfrontiers on Vimeo.During Tim Keller's second session with Newfrontiers he spoke on the importance of cities.Cities are strategic and have lots of people yet they are poorly served by the Church. Disporportionately important and disproportionately underepresented in terms of ministry. This is not to say that every Christian should move to the city, but that movements like Newfrontiers as a people should begin to focus on the … [Read more...]

Preach to Change Them In Their Seats – Tim Keller

Video of this talk is now available to watch here:Tim Keller - Preaching the Gospel from Newfrontiers on Vimeo.Earlier in the week, Tim Keller spoke at a Newfrontiers event. He gave three posts, and I was there taking notes. There were over 800 people there to hear him. As usual these notes are colored a bit by my own perceptions, and so do not necessarily reflect exactly what he said.

 This talk was very inspiring. Regular readers of my blog will know I often blog about preaching so … [Read more...]

Hear Tim Keller in London Next Week!

Why not come to A Day with Tim Keller on Wednesday 25 February 2009 to be held at Westminster Chapel in London by Newfrontiers.The event will run from 10am - 4pm. Refreshments will be provided but you will need to bring your own lunch.Cost is just £10 BOOK NOW as tickets are still available. … [Read more...]

Eight Reasons To Use Facebook

Okay . . . I know how it is. Some of you are still resisting Facebook's steady march towards assimilating the world's entire population. I want to try to convince you otherwise!Recently someone I don't know all that well asked me a question on Facebook about the gospel. Perhaps this means I should list "evangelism" as the ninth reason to use Facebook, which should actually rate it of greater importance than any of those I have given below.So here goes . . . six out of the eight reasons why you … [Read more...]

Hear Tim Keller in the UK

Tim Keller will be speaking in the UK twice in the next few months. I received the following information from Oak Hill College which will be hosting him. I understand that he will also speak for Newfrontiers on the second trip.To book, click here.Two conferences with Tim Keller, pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church, New York City, will take place at Oak Hill in November 2008 and May 2009.The first, Preaching to the Heart, is on 19 Nov 2008. Jonathan Edwards believed that the ultimate purpose … [Read more...]

Tim Keller on Effective Ministry

UPDATEThe Dwell Conference talks are now online, and you can download them.I love the people at Resurgence. They keep sharing more and more video and audio—all for free. After my pastor, Tope, reported his experience in New York I wanted to watch some Tim Keller as, bizarrely, I hadn't yet listened to him or read anything by him. The Dwell talks are not online yet, so I watched Tim Keller's Gospel Coalition talk. I was totally blown away by it! Here are a few of the highlights I picked up.Early o … [Read more...]

VIDEO – Tope Koleoso Reports on the Dwell Conference – Mahaney, Driscoll, Keller, Stetzer, Patrick, Masoners

My dear friend and the leader of Jubilee Church recently went to New York to the Dwell Conference on building city churches. The conference had Mark Driscoll, Tim Keller,  C. J. Mahaney, Ed Stetzer, Darrin Patrick and Eric Mason as its speakers. You can read more about the conference on the Acts 29 website, where I understand the talks will be made available.In the meantime, here is a video of Tope's thoughts. If you live in the UK make sure you listen to the very end when he makes an invitation … [Read more...]