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    Books of the Year 2017

    It is a huge privilege of my job that I get to read a lot of books, for which I am grateful to God and to the members of King's Church London, and a huge privilege of... Read more
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    The Fortunes of Africa (or, Why Reading Majority World...

    One of the best books I've read this year has been Martin Meredith's sweeping The Fortunes of Africa: A 5000 Year History of Wealth, Greed and Endeavour. It might sound... Read more
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    In Search of Ancient Roots

    Some leave evangelicalism in search of something older, and either swim the Tiber or head for Constantinople. Others leave evangelicalism in search of something newer,... Read more
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    My Latest Book Is Now Out

    A revised version of my PhD thesis, The Warning-Assurance Relationship in 1 Corinthians, has just been published by Mohr Siebeck in WUNT II. It's so exciting to see... Read more
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    Tips and Tongues

    The gift of tongues, or (as I prefer to call it) the gift of languages, is the most controversial of the all the spiritual gifts we find in the New Testament, and that's... Read more
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    What A Beautiful Name

    Reading The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe to my son again last week, I was struck once more by the glorious moment when the children first hear the name "Aslan." My... Read more
  • Your Emotions are a Gauge, not a Guide image

    Your Emotions are a Gauge, not a Guide

    Pastoral wisdom here from Jon Bloom, Don't Follow Your Heart: Read more
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    Give To Those Who Beg From You

    Should we give to everyone who begs from us? Jesus said we should, after all (Matt 5:42; Luke 6:30). It's an interesting question, because very few people want to... Read more
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    Bourgeois Religion

    R. R. Reno has an excoriating assessment of the current papacy, and the Roman Catholic hierarchy in general, in the most recent edition of First Things. That, given that... Read more
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    On Confessing Sins and Physical Sickness

    I've often been puzzled by the connection between physical sickness and confessing sins. When James 5:16 says, "Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for... Read more