Monday, 11 November 2013

News from Around the world (11/11)

How to Rapidly Improve your Writing and Preaching - If so, you’ll need to gather around you a diverse group of brutally honest folks who don’t mind giving you the one-two on a weekly basis. Let them beat the junk out of your content, and you’ll come away with a well-molded pot that’s the better for the beating.


Jonathan Edwards and Handling Controversy - In one public debate, however, Edwards raised the bar for how Christians during his time should engage each other. His principles can help Christian leaders and their followers today.


6 Reasons Not to Abandon Expository Preaching - Our aim is to take the sacred text, explain what it means, tie it to other scriptures so people can see the whole a little better, and apply it to life so it bites and heals, instructs, and edifies. What better way to accomplish this end than through expository preaching?


50 Incredibly Tough Books for Extreme Readers - Try it, if you dare.


10 Errors to Avoid When Talking about Sanctification and the Gospel - Sometimes the truth can be seen more clearly when we state its negation. So rather than stating what we should believe about sanctification, I’d like to explain what we should not believe or should not say.


Is All Sin Equal in God's Eyes? - It is a common question and the answer is of the variety that is always a little bit unsatisfying: It is one of those “yes and no” answers.


The Power of Introverts!