A Few Good Books…Something for Everyone

I have tried to keep a number of books on hand to read. Here are a few that I have read over the last several months. Some of these may be helpful to you and others not. The Soul Winner by Charles H. Spurgeon – This was a book that was recommended by Mark DeverContinue reading “A Few Good Books…Something for Everyone”

Follow Me, I Will Make You…

Christians are unfinished. You cannot wait until you think you are ready to follow Christ, because you will never be ready. You will never be fit to follow the Lord. You will never be worthy to be His Child, if you wait until you have made yourself that. When Christ calls us, he calls usContinue reading “Follow Me, I Will Make You…”

The Gospel is for Children, Too!

Everyone loves to hear a good story about a changed life – sinner to saint, drug dealer to preacher, or a terrorist to evangelist. These stories capture our attention and make us think about the powerful message of Christ. The Apostle Paul’s conversion on the road to Damascus in Acts is one of the mostContinue reading “The Gospel is for Children, Too!”

On Preaching, Teaching, and Prayer

Here is a great little anecdote from Charles Spurgeon for those of you preaching and teaching this Sunday.  “When a poor man was breaking granite by the roadside, he was down on his knees while he gave his blows, and a minister passing by said, ‘Ah, my friend, here you are at your hard work.Continue reading “On Preaching, Teaching, and Prayer”

The Cost of Being a Shepherd

Are you a pastor? Do you aspire to be a pastor? Here is a word of encouragement for you today. “Prepare yourselves, then, to see and suffer many things with which you would rather be unacquainted. Experiences which would be unnecessary to you personally will become your portion if the Lord uses you for theContinue reading “The Cost of Being a Shepherd”

Go on with Preaching

Here is some more encouragement from Charles H. Sprugeon on your Thursday. For everyone who is preparing a sermon for this weekend, listen to Mr. Spurgeon’s advice.  Remember the gospel still saves souls! “Believe in preaching the love of Christ, believe in preaching the atoning sacrifice, believe in preaching the new birth, believe in preachingContinue reading “Go on with Preaching”