If you’ve taken Personal Spiritual Disciplines with me, you can probably guess much of what you are about to read here—or at least I hope you can. But even if you have taken the class, I hope you’ll find these brief reminders helpful.
I have never seen a church with a culture of evangelism who didn’t also have a pastor passionately and actively engaged in evangelism.
Let us pray — both privately and together and as brothers and sisters in the family of God!
Prayer is humble because when we pray, we are saying that God is merciful and mighty, that He is wise and sovereign, and that He knows far better than us what is best for us.
The Spirit of God will use the word of God to help the people of God pray increasingly according to the will of God.
Our Father loves to hear our voices. Nothing is too small to bring to him.
Perfectionism is the tendency to expect flawless performance from self and others, resulting in frustration at any sign of failure.
The battle against sin is lost when the pastor thinks he is in a separate class, impervious from the spiritual warfare faced by all believers. First and foremost, he must see himself as a Christian who must endure to the end.
With one foot in systematic theology and the other in church history, historical theology can be the bridge to take our study of God to the past or our study of the past to God.
It’s a privilege to pray to someone who is infinitely wiser than we are, who knows us better than we know ourselves, and who loves us more than any human father ever could.
This pursuit of silence takes the care of your soul to another level, for it exposes how much you need noise, people, busyness, and distraction.
When praying the Bible, our primary activity is prayer, not Bible intake. Bible reading is secondary in this process. Our focus is on God through prayer; our glance is at the Bible.
Dr. York sits down with Don Whitney (author, Personal Spiritual Disciplines; associate dean and professor of biblical spirituality, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) to discuss the unforgivable sin and encouraging doubting believers
Preaching is the overwhelming witness of Scripture as the means of communicating the words of God.
You can trust everything the Bible says about the Christian life. But these nine are among those the Bible emphasizes most often.
Dr. York sits down with Trillia Newbell (author, Director of Community Outreach at the ERLC) to discuss training/equipping women & pursuing diversity in the Church.
Understanding the Bible as a unified redemptive story dramatically changes the way we approach it.
As we return to Scripture year after year, we are better prepared to see what has been there all along.