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  • Using the arts to teach children God’s Word

    Moses was about to die. His 40-year journey in the wilderness with the Israelites had undeniably proven God’s people needed a circumcision much deeper than the flesh. They needed a circumcision of the heart—a fundamental revolution of their innermost being that was resistant to loving God (Deut. 10:16). This need would echo throughout the Old


  • How to read more books in 2018

    Near the end of his second letter to Timothy, the apostle Paul includes what may seem to be a mere instruction to a helper: “When you come, bring the cloak that I left with Carpus at Troas, also the books, and above all the parchments” (2 Tim. 4:13, ESV). But in 1863, the English Baptist


  • Ministry as art

    Ministry is not like painting by numbers even though it is often presented as if it is. A pastor grows a large church, writes down his strategy, and markets it as “8 ways to grow any church.” Thus, ministry is envisioned as simply a matter of finding the right formula. Follow the blueprint, paint according