Daily Devotional 1.1.20

  Photo by Sincerely Media on Unsplash My (Nate’s) hope/aim is to share a brief word each day from the passages I’ve read in my time with Jesus. This year I’m reading through the Bible. I did this for several years but in the last two years, I took a break and did a more concentrated reading through…

Worth a Look: Church Planting and Accountability; 9Marks on Church Planting; Why don’t Christians Study their Bible?; Why don’t Christians Memorize their Bible?

Here are a few things we believe are worth a look. Accountability is important. We’ve all read or heard of recent failures and firings of high-profile pastors. We all need accountable relationships and structures. TGC offers help. A 9Marks podcast on Church planting with Brian Davis and Nathan Knight. Why don’t more Christians study the…

Pastor, Let’s Think This Year: John Calvin as Model of Thoughtfulness

By all accounts, John Calvin, the great Genevan reformer and systematician of the Reformation age, was an educated man. His early educational endeavors help set a trajectory toward a rigorous pattern of intellectual engagement that will mark his ministry. If pastors would cultivate a robust life of the mind (and they should), then paying attention…