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Three Ministry-Shaping Sentences

John Piper once wrote, “Books don’t change people; paragraphs do. Sometimes even sentences.”[1] Though true in every dimension of my life, three sentences related to pastoral ministry have been meaningful to me that I would like to share with you. Sentence 1 The first...

Aligning Our Desires with God’s Revealed Will

One of the books we recommend in our weekly Gospel Encouragement is Paul Tripp’s devotional New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional. Each morning provides readers with a dose of conviction and encouragement. The last two Mondays (September 6 and 13) were...

No Insignificant Days

Jane Kenyon (1947–1995) penned one of my favorite poems. It’s titled “Man Eating,” and goes like this: The man at the table across from mine is eating yogurt. His eyes, following the progress of the spoon, cross briefly each time it nears his face. Time, and the world...