Courageous and Missional Grief

We need God’s gospel to suffer well. We need it every day, and never more than when life hurts. The better we know it, and the more we remind ourselves of it, the more precious

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Around the Horn (May 17)

Who Exactly Am I Preaching To?  In this article, Daniel Darling offers the reminder that preaching is contextualized to the congregation before you. He challenges preachers to avoid the mistake of crafting messages in view of hoped-for

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Preaching to Sufferers

All people suffer. All Christians suffer. In fact, Christians suffer in unique ways because of their faith commitment. After being stoned and left for dead, the apostle Paul exhorted the disciples to understand, “It is

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Around the Horn (May 10)

How the Exodus Connects to Baptism and the Lord's Supper What does it mean to say, "Christians are called to live the exodus?" That is the question Andrew Wilson seeks to answer in this IX Marks

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Around the Horn (May 3)

Reversing the Gospel: Warfield on Race and Racism  Warfield was a staunch defender of the Christian faith who rarely engaged in social issues. Yet, according to Fred Zaspel, the one issue that Warfield confronted was the

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Spurgeon on Church Membership

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, “Joining the Church,” In The Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit Sermons, (London: Passmore & Alabaster, 1914), 295-298. Below I have added the headings, some of the paragraph breaks, and updated some of the spelling.

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Church Membership: Loving What Jesus Loves

He was reading his Bible and I struck up a conversation with him. We talked about the gospel and then I asked him, “What church do you belong to?” He answered, “I attend different churches

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