Heavy Heart and Prayer Request

My heart is heavy this morning and I’m wondering if you can join me in praying about this issue in the coming week. Over the weekend, I just heard of another brother in ministry taking time off to be on stress leave. This is one more in a line of ministers who have effectively saidContinue reading “Heavy Heart and Prayer Request”

The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill Podcast

Have you been listening to The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill Podcast? If not, I want to commend it to you. I’m struggling to know exactly why I’m commending it to you because I’m still processing a lot of what I’ve been listening to. On the one hand, it tells the story of theContinue reading “The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill Podcast”

Augustine the Preacher

One of the reasons I was attracted to Augustine as the subject of my doctoral studies is that he was a preacher. Naturally, the primary source that I chose to engage with in understanding his theology of joy is his Enarrationes in Psalmos (Commentary on the Psalms) which is a collection of his notes, commentary,Continue reading “Augustine the Preacher”

Feeling the Psalms

A common criticism of Reformed Evangelicalism is that we are far too focused on cognition and don’t give sufficient space for affection. In other words, we are very good at thinking and very poor at feeling. I think that this is true from personal experience. It is not uncommon to meet Reformed Christians who areContinue reading “Feeling the Psalms”

Why I Love Leading Strand One

NTE, SWEATCON, NEXTGEN – these are the names of a few conferences that run each year which is specifically and strategically designed to help train young women and men to handle and teach God’s Word. While, these conferences are marked by a variety of really helpful keynote sermons (usually a combination of Old and NewContinue reading “Why I Love Leading Strand One”

#5 Lilies of the field

I’m going to take a short break from the regular play-by-play update of the Lausanne Younger Leaders gathering in this post to do something a little unordinary. I’d like to use this opportunity to briefly reflect on my interaction with some incredible people that I’ve been meeting and to honour the work of women whoContinue reading “#5 Lilies of the field”