In my sermon on 2 John (9/30/18) I urged us to consider learning who Jesus is by reading the Creeds. They are very concise and precise statements about Jesus that help us learn to recognize the truth about what the Scriptures teach us about Jesus. Here are 3 to get you started:
Pastor Larry provides timely advice for us in a talk from an event called “Wisdom Forum: The Good Life” at Southeastern Seminary in which Larry discusses “Rest and the Good Life.”
How important is prayer in the life of the Christian? Larry Trotter gives a compelling answer in this very brief video:
“In this “throwback” video, SEBTS evangelism professor and NorthWake elder, George Robinson, reminds us to not always reduce the gospel to a select few Bible verses. Instead, learn to provide the full context of this grand redemptive story.”
“One of the most prevalent reasons that people who have been trained to share their faith fail to do so is that they are not quite sure how to bridge everyday conversations toward the gospel.”
As this idea likely resonates with many of us, take a few minutes to read what George Robinson has to say about bridging everyday conversations into gospel conversations.
This past Sunday (8/26/18) we explored 1 John 4 and the radical idea of coming to church on Sunday to love one another! Here’s a helpful prompt along those lines from Ed Welch:
And here is the prayer that I prayed over us during communion. I hope it prompts your own prayers to be more loving!
A Prayer of Edward Pusey (1800-1882)
1 John 4.19,
“To begin with, our own relationship with God takes the shape of a story…”
Dr. George Robinson, North Wake Elder and SEBTS Professor, writes to help us craft the telling of our own personal stories of faith and use these stories as a bridge to the gospel.