Saturday Links

Links for your weekend reading:

40 Quotes from R. C. Sproul (1939–2017)

Here are 40 of my favorite R. C. quotes. Thank you, God, for his life and legacy.

The Collected Best Christian Books of 2017

Here are the collected best Christian books of 2017. Each one of these is from a blog or web site I read regularly.

Why You Should Surround Yourself With More Books Than You’ll Ever Have Time to Read

All those books you haven’t read are indeed a sign of your ignorance. But if you know how ignorant you are, you’re way ahead of the vast majority of other people.

Answering Claims That the Bible Contains Errors, and Why It Matters That It Doesn’t

Ironically, without studying Scripture or researching the actual facts, countless believers embrace the claims of the Bible’s critics. Yet most of those critics’ claims are nothing new.

The Most Important Part of Your Sermon

If you do not meet listeners where they are and engage them where they live, you will have a hard time getting them to the truths of the Bible, and more particularly, to the relevance of the cross of Christ for their lives.

Recovering the Cure of Souls

Godly pastoral care is the overflow of love, an act of nurture, and an act of self-giving. Pastor, cure some souls.

The Gospel-Shaped Pastor

So how do we become a “gospel-shaped pastor”? How (and why) should we keep the good news of the finished work of Christ at the center of our hearts and the forefront of our minds?

Is Your Pastor Shaped More by a Tablet or a Table?

Your local church pastor is not as edgy and provocative as your favorite blogger, writer, or podcaster—and that’s a good thing.