Saturday Snippets (August 8)

As well as reading a lot of books, I also read a ton of articles every week. 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…

The Makings of a Dull Sermon

A sermon expounds the Word of God, helps us understand the Bible, reminds us of the gospel and calls non-Christians to repent and believe. There are more elements to a sermon, but even from that very short (and oversimplified) list a sermon should never be dull! You would think it is impossible to preach aContinue reading “The Makings of a Dull Sermon”

Saturday Snippets (August 1)

As well as reading a lot of books, I also read a ton of articles every week. 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…

Books that will make you praise the Lord!

If you know me at all, you’ll know that I enjoy reading deeply theological books. I enjoy geeking out on the massive systematic theology textbooks and academic commentaries. However, one of the things I enjoy most is reading a book that conveys deep theology in a simple way and that leads you to praise GodContinue reading “Books that will make you praise the Lord!”

Do our lives match our words?

I’ve been studying the book of James recently and writing a short series of small group studies on certain parts of the book. I have been seriously challenged by the book of James and it has made me think about how we, as Christians, talk and live. There are many different scenarios and examples ofContinue reading “Do our lives match our words?”

Tools to help you teach…

One of the parts that I enjoy most in my job is the privilege that I have of preaching. It is an absolute honour and joy to be able to stand before people and open up God’s Word with them. But there is a lot of preparation that goes into a sermon, a lot ofContinue reading “Tools to help you teach…”

Saturday Snippets (July 4)

As well as reading a lot of books, I also read a ton of articles every week. 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. 

Some of my recent reads…

One of the great benefits of writing regular book reviews is that publishers send me a good number of books to review. I have a number of publishers who send me books and I enjoy the majority of the books I’m sent. But if I reviewed every single book individually then I’d never review allContinue reading “Some of my recent reads…”