There is far more at stake with the issue of self-promotion than whether you should use postcards or social media to tell people about your ministry. A heart bent on self-promotion will keep a person from believing in Jesus for salvation.
Brothers, make some intentional plans today to improve your sermon preparation.
Much of our improvement in preaching will come by improving our preparation.
Learning about common grace is important to understand how God works in his world.
Self-promotion is out of place for servants of Christ, who often turned down opportunities for self-promotion for the sake of his mission.
I believe Paul is describing his Christian experience in Romans 7:14-25. Here’s why.
We have not obeyed the calling to evangelize until we talk specifically about the person and work of Jesus Christ and the necessity to believe in him.
Whether you have been a Christian for a few months or a few years, Jesus Christ calls you, through his Word, to practice evangelism for his glory, your neighbor’s salvation, and your joy.
God calls the pastor to be first and foremost a theologian.
You will languish in seminary if you protect yourself from real fellowship by only talking about theology and never about your personal spiritual issues, sin, and struggles.
Spiritual drought, though a persistent and unwelcome visitor, is not something with which we must constantly live. There are biblical means by which we can, by grace, put ourselves in the way of refreshment.
In a recent “Ask Pastor John” podcast, Tony Reinke asked John Piper, “What steals your joy?”
Heath Lambert provides a thorough review of Mark Driscoll’s recent book, Real Marriage: The Truth about Sex, Friendship, and Life Together.