“God is the Gospel” by John Piper

Piper, John. God is the Gospel, Meditations on God’s Love as the Gift of Himself. Wheaton: Crossway, 2005. 179 pages. [xrr rating=5/5] Every now and then, a book comes along that will... Read more

Is “Submit” the Only Word We Can Say to Christian Wives?

She came to me cautiously.  Clearly she was a woman distressed by her husband’s deep unkindness.  Her story touched on pain, on fear, on confusion, on hatred.   My heart ached with sympathy... Read more

Pastoring Your Street

As we reach the end of the year, you may be invited to one of many block parties and community Christmas celebrations. If not, then why not create one? These events can be a lot of fun to re... Read more

How to be Wrong when Right

One of my work colleagues – let’s call her Kristie – is on a self-confessed journey of converting from Judaism to selected aspects of Buddhism.   Last month, while we were... Read more

Five great theological themes of the gospel: Regeneration (part six)

If you’ve ever played paintball, you’re probably familiar with the idea of regeneration.1 After a player has “died,” he must make his way to the “dead zone.... Read more

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