The control of God + the presence of God. These two truths will sustain you in suffering. – Paul David Tripp
Here are the items and resources of interest for March 13, 2018:
- Dr. Benjamin Shaw of Grenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary offers some solid advice on the subject of reading theology.
- Since I mentioned Greenville Seminary, starting today is their annual theology conference on the subject of “The Person and Work of Jesus Christ.” The lineup of speakers this year is outstanding. Perhaps I will see you there!
- What Should I Do When I’m Bearing Unbearable Suffering — a short article and a video on the subject of suffering.
- SURVEY: Which phone carriers are best? Hosted by PC MAG.
- Product review of the soon-to-be-released Galaxy S9
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I will be away at the GPTS Theology Conference this week. Look for the next post on Friday**
Here are the items and resources of interest for July 17, 2017:
- Comfort and Hope for Chronic Sufferers — a book review by
- I suppose I could be called a “workaholic.” The ministry has little to do with it. I have always worked long hours and have rarely avoided it. I was raised to work hard. With that said, the ministry is especially prone to this problem. Speaking of pastors, RE Mel Duncan has written a very good article on the subject of praying for your pastor.
- We have all blown it on this subject — from John Stott.
- One PCA TE’s perspective on the Presbyterian Church in America. I am not sure I concur with some of the sentiments expressed in the article, but I leave it here for your examination.
- A friendly debate I have engaged in at times. According to this article, I have been correct for years.
- An excellent resource on prayer and devotions from Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church.
- A sober read on marriage, adultery, and infidelity.
- Many iPhone users enjoy the freedom of Facetime. However, due to the nature of that app, it will only work for iPhone users. Google Duo is different. It works “cross platform.” That is, an Android user can video chat with an iPhone user. I have used Google Duo, and it works very well. If you get it and you are currently in my contacts list, it will automatically add you to my Duo list. Available on both platforms. Android | iOS
- Speaking of Google Duo, this article from Android Headlines states that it has surpassed 100 million downloads.
- In the interest of fair play, here is an article detailing one user’s breakup with Android. My own experience is nothing like described in the article, and it makes me wonder what people are doing with their devices, but I leave it here for your enjoyment.
- If you are a WhatsApp user, you will want to read this article.
- Garry Kasparov is coming back to chess and will be offering a teaching series as well.
Here are the items and resources of interest for June 19, 2017:
- The Scars That Have Shaped Me: How God Meets Us in Suffering — So many people are dealing with great suffering. That is the nature of sin and living in a fallen world. Regardless, it is hard. This new book from Vaneetha Rendall Risner is highly recommended. Be sure to watch the 9-minute video of her life.
- For parents that are broken hearted over wayward children, this brief article from Desiring God Ministries may be helpful.
- There are likely to be many articles written on the recent PCA General Assembly. This one, however, is very good.
- Productivity tips for the busy pastor — You may not agree with all of these, and you may have your own, but these are a good start.
- A reformed guide to classical music — I enjoy classical music and often have it on while I work and study. This is a helpful article written by John Brentnall.
- Don’t forget the Bible in pastoral counseling — an article written by Jay Sanders.
- Certain virus scanners for your phone may not be what you think — read this article for more information.
- Backing up your entire computer with Google Drive will soon be a reality.
- For you Apple fans who love the iPad — this guide will help you determine which iPad you should buy now.
Twenty-one surgeries by age thirteen. Years in the hospital. Verbal and physical bullying from schoolmates. Multiple miscarriages as a young wife. The death of a child. A debilitating progressive disease. Riveting pain. Abandonment. Unwanted divorce.
Vaneetha Rendall Risner begged God for grace that would deliver her. But God offered something better: his sustaining grace.
Find the full resource at http://www.desiringgod.org/vaneetha