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New Christmas devotional for families or individuals!

New Christmas devotional for families or individuals!

I am thrilled to announce the publication of a new daily devotional for the Christmas season by Pastor Taigen Joos! This devotional is perfect for both families and individuals to use as they prepare to worship Christ during the Christmas season. Each daily reading is a rich, yet brief meditation on an event or characteristic… Continue Reading

The Quest for Community by Robert Nisbet

The Quest for Community by Robert Nisbet

This entry is part 15 of 18 in the series Books Every Conservative (and Liberal) Christian Should Read You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

In this series of book recommendations, we have bounced around across time and across genres. We started with some classic theological works which will hopefully serve to open the door to other great theological reading from church history. We moved on to some educational, political, and historical works, books which are worthy of lifelong meditation… Continue Reading

Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville

Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville

This entry is part 12 of 18 in the series Books Every Conservative (and Liberal) Christian Should Read You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

What is the best book ever written on America? What is the best book ever written on democracy? Amazingly, at a well-seasoned 177 years old (the first volume was published in 1835, the second in 1840), Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America can make a strong claim to be the answer to both of those… Continue Reading

Notes from sessions at the Wilds Music Conference

Notes from sessions at the Wilds Music Conference

This past week I spoke at the Wilds Christian Camp and Conference Center Music Conference. I was the keynote speaker for the pre-conference on Monday, I presented one general session, and I taught three workshops. Several people, both at the Wilds Music Conference and online, have asked for copies of my notes from sessions I… Continue Reading

Greg Stiekes audio and Good Friday Meditation Booklet

Greg Stiekes audio and Good Friday Meditation Booklet

A few quick resources for you today: First, my good friend and pastor Greg Stiekes is one of the best preachers I know. Not only is he an outstanding exegete and communicator, but he also has a biblical grasp on several significant contemporary issues. One of those most important issues he speaks to is one… Continue Reading

Train Your Child's Heart Before His Head

Train Your Child's Heart Before His Head

Children learn to worship God primarily through participating in rightly ordered worship. Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. Any concerned, Christian parent is committed to training his or her child to be obedient to the Lord and His Word. From… Continue Reading