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Spring Training

February 15, 2016

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I attended my first Workshop on Biblical Exposition by The Charles Simeon Trust at Tenth Presbyterian Church in Center City Philadelphia last week. I had known about the Trust’s work for some time now and I had wanted to attend a workshop but calendars, location and available funds never seemed to match up. This year […]

Banner eBooks Announced

August 28, 2014

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The Banner of Truth has announced the introduction of ebooks for digital readers! The first ten volumes have been released, combining a mix of classics with more modern treatments. Among the classics you will find Bunyan, Owen, Spurgeon, and Brown. More volumes from contemporary authors include Edward Donnelly’s outstanding Peter: Eyewitness of His Majesty, and books […]

A Reflection on a Minister’s Prayer

May 21, 2014

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A favorite prayer of mine from the Valley of Vision is A Minister’s Prayer. It breaks down into 4 themes of petition that every godly gospel minister will know.         The first petition sets the trajectory of the entire prayer, moving the minister’s attention away from what is seen in worldly success, to […]

Awake with Christ in Glory

February 17, 2014

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One day it will be clear what God has done in us, and oh what a day that will be! Do you know 1 Corinthians 15.41-42a? You should read it. It says just as the glory of one star differs from another star, so the glory of one believer will differ from another believer – for […]

Man A Nothing

July 2, 2013

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There are times in a regular pattern of study in God’s word and in a regular pattern of prayer that brings together who God is in his holiness and my deep and desperate need in my sinfulness, to see afresh the amazing grace and mercy in our Savior’s bloody sacrifice done for me as a […]

Decline and…

April 12, 2013

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I read a blog by Brian Croft the other day who asked some questions concerning our assumptions on decline that got me thinking. Like him the more I hear the push “to overcome” the “plateau or decline” the more I pause and think of scenarios where a church’s decline in numbers is not necessarily a […]

The Deeps

April 11, 2013

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Each day in my daily devotions I pray slowly and meditatively through a set prayer from The Valley of Vision published by The Banner of Truth Trust. Today’s prayer, The Deeps gave voice to the longing of every believing Christian: LORD JESUS, give me a deeper repentance, a horror of sin, a dread of its approach; […]