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Shout-out to Pastor Fred Williams and the Turkey Creek Baptist Church of Dublin, GA, for the opportunity to preach during their summer revival this week.
Read the two posts I wrote this week: “If You Catch Him Right…” and “On Sermon Outlines.”
Kevin DeYoung: The Preacher at His Best
Russell D. Moore: What Martin Luther King Can Teach Us About Preaching
Eric McKiddie: 3 Reasons Your Church Needs Sermon Illustrations
Jay Dennis: Pornography and Pastors
Jonathan Leeman: Connecting Evangelism and Church
Dan Doriani: You Do Not Labor in Vain
Ron Edmondson: 7 Ways to Remain an Authentic Leader
Ted Olson: The Wars Over Christian Beards
John Piper: Why Chris Norman Said No to the NFL
The best way to stop loving money is to attack it with aggressive generosity. – Dan Dumas
Do you have any shout-outs to share? Feel free to comment.
The Most Important Commandment
And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, asked him, “Which commandment is the most important of all?” Jesus answered, “The most important is, ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this:‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” And the scribe said to him, “You are right, Teacher. You have truly said that he is one, and there is no other besides him. And to love him with all the heart and with all the understanding and with all the strength, and to love one’s neighbor as oneself, is much more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.” And when Jesus saw that he answered wisely, he said to him, “You are not far from the kingdom of God.” And after that no one dared to ask him any more questions. – Mark 12:28-34 Armies win…