The following outline and discussion questions have been prepared to accompany my weekend sermon on May 30/31, “Boasting Like a Weakling" (2 Corinthians 12:1–10). The questions can be used for discussion in small groups or for personal...
Summer is a great time to serve in a relaxed atmosphere, and minister to young children and their mothers. Make it possible for a young mom to attend the Women’s Summer Bible study by offering to help with our children’s programming. Without...
Greater love has no one than this: that someone lays down his life for his friends. —John 15:13 During his devotional at the recent Desiring God board meeting, John Piper elaborated: If you’re the friend of Jesus, you have been loved with the...
Desiring God board member Peter Hedstrom at the recent board meeting prayed, “Lord, go to the library of my heart, and clear off the shelves where I have volumes of bitterness (etc.) so that I do not go back to them. Purge the library of my soul.”
That’s what Desiring God board member Peter Hedstrom prayed during one of the several prayer sessions at the recent board meeting. What he meant was that there are many secondary issues in life on which we may be flexible and allow a lot of latitude...
The Desiring God board met for a day and a half recently, and during a board development portion of that meeting, the board members were asked individually to respond to the following questions. What are you currently doing for devotions? What,...
In June 2014, about 4,000 women from 38 countries gathered at The Gospel Coalition (TGC) Women’s Conference in Orlando. TGC aims to encourage the growth of women in faithfully studying and sharing the Scriptures, in actively loving and serving...
God often uses obvious blessing and sometimes apparent catastrophic events to bring about sudden developments. He is the God of stability and the God of catastrophe, using them both for his good purposes. May 18 is the fifth anniversary of the birth...
The following outline and discussion questions have been prepared to accompany my weekend sermon on May 16/17, “The Fool's Boast" (2 Corinthians 11:21–33). The questions can be used for discussion in small groups or for personal reflection....
Today, May 14, the board of Bethlehem College & Seminary meets for six hours, and tomorrow marks the date of the fifth commencement exercises since the school officially became a college & seminary (instead of an institute). This year's...