Here are some of the articles that I’ve read recently and have found interesting, helpful, challenging and encouraging. I hope that they will be the same for you, my dear readers.

4 Reflections after Listening to 18 Hours of Sermons in America’s Biggest Churches

Colton Corter took an insane amount of time to listen to some sermons from nine of the biggest evangelical churches in the United States. Now I know the contexts are different and in the UK what we define as an evangelical might be quite different, but I thought this was a really insightful article. I would like to see a similar thing done in the UK, any takers?

Does God have feelings?

Donald Macleod, an absolute theological legend, looks into this important topic with depth and yet in such a readable and easy to follow manner. If you can, read everything this man has written (both books and blogs), trust me you will thank me later.

Gospel-Centered Preaching in Hard Places

Andy Prime is a very gifted preacher and communicator of God’s Word. In this article he explains the similarities of preaching in a middle-class context and in a scheme. Andy’s insights are really helpful for anyone who preaches and disciples people.

Look at Him

“We can behold the blinking red alerts that say “EMERGENCY” and let it deeply terrorize and haunt us. We can fix our eyes on that and live in panic. But what peace comes in beholding our Lord and Savior, lifting our gaze to him now and every day until we see him face to face.”

Don’t Waste your Isolation!

How can those who have more time on their hands at the moment use it best for the glory of God? Here are a few pointers to help you out.

Do Formal Equivalent Translations Reflect a Higher View of Plenary, Verbal Inspiration?

Bible translations, it seems that we’ve got them coming out of our ears in English. But which one do we pick? Are the harder to read ones really more ‘literal’ than the easier ones? This article will help you out with that.

Does God Love Everyone the Same?

This is a question that many Christians have asked over the years, Jeff Robinson takes us through five points from Carson’s classic book ‘The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God’. I haven’t yet read the book, but I certainly look forward to it after reading this article.

How does a pastor minister to a couple who just experienced a miscarriage?

Caring for a couple who have just miscarried, it’s something I hope I never have to do, but in reality I will at some point. Miscarriages are sadly quite common, this article will help you care for the parents, both spiritually and practically.

Why Read the Old Testament?

Personally, I love the Old Testament, but not ever Christian feels comfortable waiting through its pages. This article will help you see why reading the Old Testament is important.

How to Become a Prayer Warrior?

Costi Hinn has written this really helpful article with a chart full of Paul’s prayers from the New Testament and focus guides to help you pray like Paul. This would be a great wee tool for you to print off and keep tucked away in your Bible.

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