Act Like a Man, Dude (Conference Edition)

Check out the upcoming Act Like Men conference in Columbus, Ohio on February 6, 2010.  It’s hosted by Veritas Church of Columbus and looks great.  Here’s the description: Act Like Men is a one-day conference in Columbus, Ohio that exists to rally and challenge men to live into Paul’s call for Gospel transformation in every [Read More...]

Al Mohler and Walter Price on the Young Guns

One of the most encouraging trends in evangelical church life that I’ve seen recently is the engagement of the older and younger generations of pastors and church leaders.  Instead of standing apart from and casting aspersions at one another, current leaders are reaching out to younger leaders, and helping them along. Walter Price, senior pastor [Read More...]

Rumbling in the SBC: 2009 Convention Dispatches

I’m in the River City (Louisville, KY) for vacation.  My trip has coincided with a number of fun events: first, the annual Southern Baptist Convention, and second, the 150th anniversary of Southern Seminary, my alma mater.  The SBTS extravaganza is tomorrow, so I’ll talk about that then.  For now, here are a few thoughts from the [Read More...]

Mark Driscoll and the 900: Toughness and Manliness in Gospel Ministry

Those of you who want a high-viscosity challenge in the realm of Christian ministry should check out Mark Driscoll’s call for 900 men: “We are deadly serious about the great commission and loading all guns to storm hell with the gospel of grace. And we need more men. Nine hundred men. Not boys—men. Real men. [Read More...]

Children as the Ultimate “Experience”: Driscoll and Mohler on the Family

Two separate pieces, published recently on blogs, highlight the importance of the family as constructed and formed by the Bible. Mark Driscoll wrote a stirring and fun tribute to his wife, Grace, and Al Mohler wrote a scathing and hilarious critique of the “superiority of small families” argument. I would encourage you to read both [Read More...]

The Week-est Link: September 19, 2008

1. Acts 29 is staging a cool conference in St. Louis in a few weeks.  Looks very interesting. 2. Tim Keller speaking at Google.  Glad to see Keller getting such a powerful evangelistic opportunity. 3. Mark Driscoll’s new book, Death By Love, looks moving.  The graphics are, anyway.  Check out the website. Driscoll uses a [Read More...]


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