The Week-est Link, November 21, 2008: Keller, Psychotic Kids, and More

1. I saw several Keller articles linked somewhere this week and wanted to share them with you. The series is a few years old (don’t let that in any way deter you from reading) and is called “Advancing the Gospel into the Twenty-First Century.” Parts one, two, three, and four all make for exceptionally provocative [Read More...]

Tim Keller on Ministry in a Post-Christian Culture

Manhattan pastor Tim Keller recently addressed questions related to the unique challenges of ministry in our day in an online interview.  I found the link through Florida pastor’s Tullian Tchividjian’s excellent blog. Here’s what Keller had to say about the need for revival in our day (remarks published on Darryl Dash’s blog): “We live in [Read More...]

Tim Keller on Preaching Hell in a Tolerant Age

Found this over at the Christianity Today site.   Tim Keller, whose recent book The Reason for God took flack from some for what was viewed as a light treatment of the evangelical doctrine of hell, wrote “Preaching Hell in a Tolerant Age” in 1997.  Leadership Journal just reprinted it, and I’m thankful that they did. [Read More...]

The Gospel for the City: Tim Keller’s “Dwell” Remarks in The City

The first print edition of The City, a journal from Houston Baptist University, is out.  Robert Sloan, the former president of Baylor University and a courageous and visionary Christian leader, heads up HBU and shares a few words about the journal.  The first issue is quite promising and will be of interest to pastors, laypeople, [Read More...]

The Week-est Link, February 15, 2008

1. Karis Community Church recently hosted New Testament scholar Tom Schreiner for a series of lectures on Jesus. Check out this link to listen to the talks. They sound quite interesting and personally profitable. Dr. Schreiner is a man of great gifting and great humility. It’s rare to find those qualities mutually existing in one [Read More...]

The Week-est Link, February 8, 2008

1. I have to confess, I’m a little surprised that Mitt Romney dropped out of the race for President yesterday. I thought that he had a change to take the Republican nomination, and I wasn’t opposed to that happening. Now it looks like McCain will get the nod (or, already has gotten it, sort of). [Read More...]

A Theology of Ambition: Biblical Considerations, Pt. 1

I’m going to give you several different texts to think about in relation to my topic. Today and tomorrow, we do a study of biblical material. After that, we synthesize the material. 1. Gen. 1:26-28 the call to take dominion2. 1 Chron. 4:10 Jabez’s bold prayer 3. 2 Chron. 1:7-13 Solomon’s ambitious prayer for wisdom4. [Read More...]

Preaching We Need: Scroggins on Forgiveness

This last part of the “Preaching We Need” mini-series comes from one of Southern Seminary’s finest preachers, Dr. Jimmy Scroggins. The dean of Boyce College, the undergraduate school of the seminary, Scroggins is a born preacher and a personal friend. He possesses the winsomeness, the sharp mind, and the masculine force necessary to construct and [Read More...]

Sermons We Need: Tim Keller on Gospel Transformation

One of the most insightful preachers around is Manhattan’s Tim Keller. Pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church, Keller specializes in communicating the gospel in a winsome, relevant, understandable, and perceptive way. The three sermons below will give you a good introduction to his preaching and to his understanding of the gospel. Don’t fear–though a member of [Read More...]


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