Author: Dave Jenkins

Episode 90- Christopher Ash– Zeal Without Burnout

Welcome to the 90th episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave interviews Christopher Ash, Zeal Without Burnout (The Good Book Company, 2016). What you’ll hear in this episode: Christopher’s life, marriage, ministry, and upcoming ministry projects. How serious the problem of ministry burnout is. The role of friendship in preventing ministry burnout. Why sacrifice is not the same as burnout. Why sleep is vital to fighting against ministry burnout. How to focus on your own growth in grace as a ministry leader. Why ministry leaders need Sabbath rests. How ministry leaders can cultivate true contentment in God...

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Weekly Roundup 5/22/2017-5/27/2017

This is our weekly roundup of posts for 5/22/2017-5/27/2017. If you have any feedback on how we can serve you our readers better, I would appreciate it.  Thank you for reading and allowing us to minister to you throughout this past week through these posts. Monday 5/22/2017 When God Changes Your Plans by Stephanie Park http://servantsofgrace.org/god-changes-plans/ Defining Deacons, Defining Christians by Joey Tomlinson http://servantsofgrace.org/defining-deacons-defining-christians/ Episode 88- Timothy Smith Chief Development Officer for Museum of the Bible http://servantsofgrace.org/episode-88-timothy-smith-chief-development-officer-for-museum-of-the-bible/ Tuesday 5/23/2017- Enoch Walked With God. Are You? by Justin Huffman http://servantsofgrace.org/enoch-walked-god/ Uncovering the Head and the Heart Issue by Laura Rogers...

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Sloth and Diligence

When one thinks of the enduring legacy of the sixteenth-century Protestant Reformation, some things come to mind — things like justification by faith alone, in Christ alone, according to God’s Word alone, and for His glory alone. But there is another Reformation landmark that is often overlooked. It has been preserved in the catchphrase “the Protestant work ethic.” This expression has come to be associated with others like “an honest day’s pay for an honest day’s work.” But the reason this is called the Protestant work ethic is that one of the things articulated or re-established by the Reformers...

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A Portrait of a Young Minister

“Command and teach these things. Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.… Keep a close watch on yourself and on the teaching. Persist in this, for by so doing you will save both yourself and your hearers.” (1 Tim. 4:11–12, 16) John Bunyan’s famous book The Pilgrim’s Progress tells the story of Christian’s journey to the Celestial City. Early in his travels, Christian comes to the house of Interpreter, who shows him a portrait: “Christian saw the Picture of a very grave...

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Episode 89- Dr. Stephen Wellum– Christ Alone—The Uniqueness of Jesus as Savior: What the Reformers Taught…and Why It Still Matters

Welcome to the eighty-ninth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave interviews Dr. Stephen Wellum, Christ Alone—The Uniqueness of Jesus as Savior: What the Reformers Taught…and Why It Still Matters. What you’ll hear in this episode: Dr. Wellum’s life, marriage, ministry, and upcoming ministry projects. The significance of the exclusivity of Christ for today. A brief outline of the sufficiency of Christ’s finished work. How Jesus’ ministry as High Priest is neglected today. How Christians should respond to attacks on penal substitionary atonement. How Reformed believers differ with Rome on the sufficiency of Christ’s work. How Reformed...

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