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#44: Dr. Philip Ryken– When Trouble Comes[Podcast]

http://media.blubrry.com/servantsofgracemedia/p/www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/servantsofgrace.org/mediafolder/DrPhilipRykenWhenTroubleComes.mp3Podcast (equipping-you-in-grace): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe iTunes | Android | Email | RSSWelcome to the forty-fourth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Dr. Philip Ryken about his book When Trouble Comes (Crossway, 2016). What you’ll hear in this episode: Dr. Ryken’s  life, ministry, marriage, and his current ministry projects. How Dr. Ryken has dealt with difficulty in his own life. What Christians today can learn from Elijah’s depression. How Paul’s suffering helps Christians today face affliction in their own lives. Advice for Bible college and seminary students looking to get...

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#43: Social Media and Ministry[Podcast]

http://media.blubrry.com/servantsofgracemedia/p/www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/servantsofgrace.org/mediafolder/socialmediandministryedited.mp3Podcast (equipping-you-in-grace): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe iTunes | Android | Email | RSSWelcome to the forty-third episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins and Jason Garwood talk about how Christian leaders should use social media. What you’ll hear in this episode: How to be slow to speak and quick to listen on social media. Social media and stewarding your time well. The need for accountability in the Christian life. The idol of social media. What thoughtful Christian engagement online looks like. Stewardship verses platform. How Christian leaders can use social media well....

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Weekly Roundup 8/15/2016-8/20/2016

This is our weekly roundup of posts for 8/15/2016-8/20/2016. 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 8/15/2016- Three Traps to Avoid in Seminary by Eric Michalls http://servantsofgrace.org/three-traps-to-avoid-in-seminary/ Introduction to Ephesians by Charlie Handren http://servantsofgrace.org/introduction-to-ephesians/ Seven Questions about Books, Life, and Ministry with Mathew Sims http://servantsofgrace.org/seven-questions-books-life-ministry-mathew-sims/ Tuesday 8/16/2016- The Glorious Blessing of Adoption by Mike Boling http://servantsofgrace.org/glorious-blessing-adoption/ Are We Together? A Protestant Analyzes Roman Catholicism by R.C. Sproul reviewed by David...

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The God of All Comfort

It is hard to overestimate the importance of the word “comfort” in 2 Corinthians 1:3-11. It only occurs thirty-one times with this meaning in the New Testament, and ten of those occurrences are found in this paragraph alone. Men, this word is for you. If you prize strength, then you should prize this word. “Comfort” in contemporary English may sound soft, but “comfort” in Paul’s day meant “to strengthen.” A return to Paul’s meaning would actually take us back to the original meaning of the English word because it comes from the Latin root fortis, meaning to fortify or...

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Seven Questions about Books, Life, and Ministry with Matt Adams

Let’s start out by telling our readers a little about you. (Current ministry context, family, joys in life, etc.) My name is Matthew Adams, and I live in the little town of Dillon, SC. If you have ever traveled on Interstate 95 on the east coast, I’m sure you have seen billboards for South of the Border, which is in Dillon. I am the Director of Student and Family Ministries at First Presbyterian Church (a congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America) in my hometown. I’m also wrapping up my Master’s of Divinity degree from Erskine Theological Seminary. I...

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