Happy New Year!
Saturday Shout-Outs is my weekly bulletin board of things worth noting and reading. Thanks for reading.
Check out the new blog by the Pastor of Youth & Young Adults at the Shiloh Church: Cameron Triggs.
Daily Record: Bishop Rudolph McKissick retiring after 47 years at Bethel Baptist
Hope to see you at the Jacksonville Pastors’ Conference.
NYTimes.com: Evangelicals Find Themselves in the Midst of a Calvinist Revival
Justin Taylor: How to Read the Whole Bible in 2014
R. Albert Mohler: Some Thoughts on the Reading of Books
Phillip Jensen: Don’t Teach the Bible
Jared C. Wilson: Milestones in Ministry (Seminary Can’t Prepare You For)
Sam Storms: What I Wish I’d Known: Reflections on Nearly 40 Yours of Pastoral Ministry
Steve Tompkins: Why We Dedicate our Children to the Lord
Bill Mounce: Where did the verse go? (Rom 8:2)
Scribblepreach: 14 Resolutions for Writers
Josh Blount: Anthony Carter on Writing and Ministry
Dale M. Coulter: The Eight Kinds of Commentators in the Christian Blogosphere
If you try to imitate Christ, the world will praise you; if you become like Christ, the world will hate you. – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
Do you have any shout-outs to share? Join the conversation in the comments section.
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…