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Curated links for your weekend reading:

‘Yesterday’ and the Forgotten Gospel

Let’s play the song, brethren. Every week. Every day. Again and again. Those who’ve never heard will be amazed, and those who have forgotten will be refreshed.

Recovering the Priority of Personal Holiness

Many ministers are often nowadays more concerned with visual growth and success than with cultivating personal purity.

7 Key Concepts for Biblical Preaching

  1. Identify the big idea from Haddon Robinson
  2. Discern the fallen condition focus from Bryan Chapell
  3. Seek to change people on the spot from Tim Keller…

The Case for Sermon-Centric Sundays

Therein lies the foolishness: a steady diet of Christ-centered, Scripture-saturated expositional preaching is exactly what sinners need to become more and more like Jesus. It may not look like much, but it’s everything.

Why and How We Started a Sunday Evening Service

On the first Sunday of 2019, our church started a Sunday evening service. Actually, it’s more accurate to say that we “resurrected” it.

Book Review: Letters to the Church, by Francis Chan

Chan offers some penetrating and incisive critiques of the modern church. He humbly and winsomely calls us to examine ourselves to see if we’re entertaining the masses or actually being the church. That’s a right instinct. Unfortunately, like many critics of the church before him, he rightly identifies a problem with the church but offers a simplistic solution based on a selective and naïve hermeneutic.

My column this week at The Gospel Coalition Canada: Preaching Out of Season

Pastoring or preaching out of season? You’re not alone. Remember the example of Charles Simeon.