Good and Angry

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Anger. Bitterness. Complaining. Irritation. These are issues that every single person has dealt with and likely continues to deal with. Sometimes we legitimately get angry about things that are wrong. But far too often we get angry at the silly, petty, and trivial things in life. And in both

Big Beliefs!

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Parents are called to one of the grandest and most intimidating tasks imaginable — training and discipling their children. Scripture makes it clear that the primary disciples and ministers in the lives of children are to be their parents. But many parents are petrified by this task. How do

What Is Reformed Theology?

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I’ve found that I have one universal thing in common with many of my Reformed brothers and sisters — we can almost all point to a specific time and book that “enlightened” us to the Bible’s teaching on the meticulous sovereignty of God in all things, specifically our salvation (otherwise

You Are What You Love

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Every so often a book comes along that takes me by surprise, a book that I was expecting to just be decent but ends up being excellent; a book that I anticipated to be one thing but ends up shattering my expectations completely; a book that I planned to work

90 Days in John 14-17, Romans, and James

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“This book is not an end in itself. It is a means of accessing the treasures of a far greater book. Its words are valuable only to the extent that they help you to enjoy the infinite value of words that are perfectly true, gloriously beautiful, and utterly wonderful

Zeal Without Burnout

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Pastoral burnout is a real problem. The statistics are alarming. In the U.S., it is estimated that 1,500 people leave the pastoral ministry each month due to burnout, conflict or moral failure (16). 1/3 of pastors say they feel burned out within the first 5 years of starting ministry (16). Only

Bible Studies on Mark

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“It is critically important for us to keep our eyes fixed on Jesus. One of the best ways to do so is to spend some time in the Gospels.” So begins William Boekestein’s new book, Bible Studies on Mark. He is right indeed. As he says elsewhere in the introduction,

GIVEAWAY — The Radical Book for Kids

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One thing that I love to be able to do is give great books away. And maybe you love to get free books. If so, today may be your lucky day! Thanks to New Growth Press, I have one copy of Champ Thornton’s The Radical Book for Kids to give

The Radical Book for Kids

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Parents are given an incredible task in discipling and shepherding their children — a task that I do not take lightly. Truth be told, it’s a task that brings fear and trepidation to my soul. The idea that this little boy is entrusted to my care, not only for his

Martin Luther — Christian Biographies for Young Readers

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Martin Luther is a household name for many Christian families, especially those of the Protestant or Reformed tradition. However, some know little more about Luther than that he was in some way responsible for the Reformation, that he nailed some things to some door, or that he stood up