Indeed he was ill, near to death. But God had mercy on him, and not only on him but on me also, lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow. I am the more eager to send him, therefore, that you may rejoice at seeing him again, and that I may be less anxious.
Relevant to the World
When Mark Dever spoke to 675 church leaders gathered at the Minneapolis Hilton for the Desiring God Pre-Conference Seminar, he said, “One of the ways to be most relevant to the world is to not be like it. The more we are like them, the fewer questions they have for us. ... Contextualization can make us more a church of our age than a Christian Church.”