A Weekly List of Links and Resources Especially for Pastors

On occasion we read about the negative impact of the internet, and justly so considering some of the content. But it is also a huge help to busy pastors and their congregations – if we are paying attention to the good stuff. Such as:

I enjoyed a brief email exchange with Peter Mead, who blogs at BiblicalPreaching.net. Peter saw the focus group this blog aims at and suggests three articles that might be helpful. I would agree. Thanks, Peter!!

This article by Sinclair Ferguson on God being for us is worth printing and giving to your people – after you read it for yourself.

Here’s a teenager appealing to other teenagers to study their Bibles. Pass it on to your youth leaders!

Last week’s blog posts focused on preaching, and this article guides pastors to evaluate whether we are preaching the entirety of God’s word.

Tim Challies (who you probably read if you’re reading this blog) has some good suggestions about what to avoid saying at the beginning of a worship service.

It’s likely that more of our people have heard (or read) The Shack than they have the Nicean Creed. That is probably our fault for not exposing them to the great people and documents of church history.

Colin Adams illustrates how not to do Bible application.

I have never read the Canons of Dort, but this important doctrinal statement is having a 400th birthday, and it’s probably about time I read it. This month’s Credo Magazine tells us about it.

Paul Tripp has wise words for those in leadership.

Some people love listening to the news. Others, like me, can only take it in small doses. We’re not seeing a lot of good news out there, folks. What do you do when the news we hear about our world is just a bit worse than we feel we can handle?

7 Invisible Weapons for Effective Ministry. That’s the title of this solid article.

The folks at 9Marks review John Macarthur’s Remaining Faithful in Ministry.

What informs your choice of church music? Andrew Croft has some serious appeals for deciding what we sing.

This past week’s blog series attempted to make a case for expository preaching. Here’s an article that reinforces the reason why expository preaching is so important.

Have a great week! See you on Wednesday.

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