New IXMarks: Pastoring Women

The new IXMarks eJournal is out, and it’s on pastoring women and honoring and understanding distinctiveness.  Below is a listing of the Journal’s contents. I. Pastoring Women: Understanding And Honoring Distinctness  Why Complementarianism Is Crucial to Discipleship  By Jonathan Leeman If God created men and women differently, discipleship should not be one-size-fits-all. It should cultivate their [Read More...]

Free T4G Sessions, Liberating Black Theology, and the Sad Story of Jennifer Knapp

In a stunning twist of irony, The Gospel Coalition blog has all of the Together for the Gospel sessions posted online, while the T4G site does not.  And you thought the two did not interface.  It’s great that they do. I don’t know why, but CJ Mahaney’s session is not up.  I thought it was [Read More...]

What Is the Gospel, and Why Care?

Greg Gilbert’s brand-new What Is the Gospel? (Crossway–IXMarks, 2010) is dynamite.  Pick this book up to remind yourself of the essential of the essentials.  A short (127pp), small, readable, punchy text, What Is the Gospel? dispels the cloudiness surrounding the exact character of the gospel today.  Pastors, disciplers, Bible study leaders, and many others would [Read More...]

Exceptional Pastoral Ministry Internships: CHBC, TBI, NECEP, and More

This is a post that needs writing.  So here we go: a primer on the best pastoral ministry internships that I am aware of.  Please note that I don’t know every detail of these programs; I may get something wrong.  Check the websites below for definitive information (and see a great resource by 9Marks on how [Read More...]

The Link 6.26.09: Danny Akin, Mark Dever, and the SBC’s Future

1. Just one link in this busy week.  For those who have not heard of this conference, it is worth noting: “God Exposed: Awkward Preaching in a Comfortable Age – September 25-26, 2009 — Sponsored by 9Marks and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary God Exposed will call pastors and church leader to embrace and defend expositional preaching [Read More...]

New 9Marks eJournal on Marriage Is Online

The new issue of 9Marks looks very helpful. It covers a variety of topics including marriage, being a pastor’s wife, and books on marriage. I have a brief review of Danny Akin’s book God on Sex in this issue. Here are a few highlighted resources from the latest journal. This is a long list of [Read More...]

Excellent Material from the reThink Conference on Family Ministry

I’m back in the states, and recently received word on an important and helpful conference on family ministry: “A couple of weeks ago Providence Baptist Church the reThink Conference 08 in Raleigh, NC. The conference came about as a result of Steve Wright’s book on family equipping entitled reThink. What started small has gained tremendous [Read More...]

The Week-est Link, May 9, 2008: The Dark Knight, a Theology of Rap, and More

1. Westminster professor Bill Edgar gave a lecture on the theology of rap music a few years back. My friend Andy Naselli tipped me to the lecture, and I think that you will find it positively engrossing and illuminating. Dr. Edgar, simply put, is one of the neatest theologians out there–he tackles topics that other [Read More...]

Dispatches from T4G: Day Three–Sacrifice and Sayonara

Today’s very quick thoughts: 1. One of the hardest things about T4G is the fact that many friends from the past are around. We’re talking the type who you never see. This makes it really hard to know what to do in organizing one’s schedule. Do you listen to the speaker who’s got great things [Read More...]


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