Joseph Loconte on the Great War: For the intellectual class as well as the ordinary man on the […]
Lord, teach us to pray! That request sounds odd to our modern ears. Why would anyone need instruction […]
Charles H. Spurgeon: “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you […]
I have always been confused with the difference between a priori and a posteriori so here goes my […]
Garth Rosell on his father and his preacher friends, which included Billy Graham and Harold Ockenga: I remember […]
Garth Rosell in The Surprising Work of God: “The time has arrived,” Ockenga argued, “when the people of […]
In a race to go faster, cheaper and wider, it’s tempting to strip away elegance, ornamentation or subtlety. If you want to reach more people, aim for average.
The market, given a choice, often picks something that’s short-term, shoddy, inane, obvious, cheap, a quick thrill. Given the choice, the market almost never votes for the building, the monument or the civic development it ends up being so proud of a generation later. Think about it: the best way to write an instant bestseller is to aim low…
If you want to write, stay off of social media. There is a fallacy that people keep repeating about writers and communicators: you have to be everywhere.
You can’t be reacting and writing at the same time. If you mean to write, you can’t be responding to everything happening on Facebook. Multi-tasking is a myth. Either you create or react. But you can’t do both. You have to make a choice.
Jeff Goins on writing: Whether you’re starting to tackle writing for the first time or a life-long veteran, […]
Every time I read Ray Ortlund, I’m always pushed towards godliness. True preaching is more than preaching truth. […]
At the center is the cross…
Around the cross, and flowing out from the historical teachings associated with it, are four additional convictions that more any others have characterized the evangelical movement throughout its history:
(1) a shared authority (the Bible);
(2) a shared experience (conversion);
(3) a shared mission (worldwide evangelization); and
(4) a shared vision (the spiritual renewal of church and society).
Banter is a gift, but it can also be a defense mechanism, giving the impression of likability without […]