Around the Horn (September 15)

We Grow Up in Christ by Growing Down in Lowliness In this post, Randy Alcorn shares some thoughts from J.I. Packer on how growing small is the key to Christian greatness. Beware the Habits of

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Around the Horn (September 8)

Let Christ Shine Through Family Habits "Ordinary daily habits are like liturgies. “They are little routines of worship, and worship changes what we love” (11). That’s Justin Whitmel Earley’s premise in his book Habits of the

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Around the Horn (September 1)

The Antifragile Christian "As great as it sounds, antifragility is increasingly lean these days. More and more examiners of our culture bemoan, instead of antifragility, a brittleness that has seeped into the West. Intolerant of

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Around the Horn (August 25)

How John Owen Prepared Sermons "Here is the great theologian and the profound scholar, sitting down as a pastor of God's people, and asking, first and foremost, what has blessed me, and will it bless

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Around the Horn (August 18)

The Bible tells us the rest of the story about who we are Leaning on Francis Schaeffer, this post notes that we get a partial picture of reality but, "the Bible fills in the rest

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Around the Horn (August 11)

Closeness Comes Through Fire: How Suffering Conforms Us to Christ Here Ed Welch notes, "Ignatius of Loyola (1491–1556) believed the cannonball that broke his leg was essential to his spiritual awakening. For Martin Luther, it

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Around the Horn (August 4)

Listen, Then Preach "When we yield to the hammering effect of the Word that we experience in sermon preparation, we welcome weakness and inadequacy. But when we take up the hammer, and refuse to put

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Around the Horn (July 14)

Courage is Contagious Here we see how just a little bit of courage can spur on more courage. Be courageous in the little situation and you are more likely to be courageous is the big

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Around the Horn (July 7)

Help! I’ve Been Asked to Deliver the Announcements Sometimes you will see churches doing away with the announcement time in their worship gatherings. They will offer various reasons for doing so, but what if instead

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Around the Horn (June 30)

Is Sermon Application Even Necessary? "God’s very purpose for his Word is the transformation of his people. When we labor toward providing the local church with clear, compelling, and transformative sermon application, we are cooperating

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