Author: Dave Jenkins

The False Pleasure of Pornography and True Pleasures Always in the Lord

In the Bible, pleasure is an important subject. It’s important because what has captured our affections, and thus our pleasure is where our worship is going. In Psalm 16:11 it says, “You make known to me the path of life; in your presence, there is the fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” Charles Spurgeon said, “The Lord Jesus is a deep sea of joy: my soul shall dive therein, shall be swallowed up in the delight.” You and I live in a culture of pleasure. With one click of your mouse from your mouse pad,...

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Weekly Roundup 8/28/2017-9/2/2017

This is our weekly roundup of posts for 8/28/2017-9/2/2017. 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 8/28/2017 Episode 114- Matt Carter and Aaron Ivey– Steal Away Home: Charles Spurgeon and Thomas Johnson, Unlikely Friends on the Passage to Freedom http://servantsofgrace.org/episode-114-matt-carter-aaron-ivey-steal-away-home-charles-spurgeon-thomas-johnson-unlikely-friends-passage-freedom/ Joining Your Community by Landon Coleman http://servantsofgrace.org/joining-your-community/ Tuesday 8/29/2017 The Authority of God in the Public Arena by Justin Huffman http://servantsofgrace.org/authority-god-public-arena/ Getting the Most out of Seminary Classes When...

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Discipline Yourself for Godliness

Few issues are as important or as controversial as the role of discipline in the Christian life. When we hear the words discipline, we might first think of the soldier out preparing for battle. We might also think of the athlete training hard in the weight room or working on their craft. Still, also, we might think of discipline as something primarily we do. If we’re talking in these ways about discipline, we get discipline partly right. There’s also more to discipline than our effort. As Christians, when we begin to talk about discipline, we must emphasize that it...

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Episode 114- Matt Carter and Aaron Ivey– Steal Away Home: Charles Spurgeon and Thomas Johnson, Unlikely Friends on the Passage to Freedom

Welcome to the 114th episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Matt Carter and Aaron Ivey about their book Steal Away Home: Charles Spurgeon and Thomas Johnson, Unlikely Friends on the Passage to Freedom (B&H, 2017). What you’ll hear in this episode: Who Charles Spurgeon and Thomas Johnson are. How Thomas Johnson first came to learn about Charles Spurgeon. The first time the Johnsons came to the Spurgeon’s home. How Thomas Johnson regularly encouraged Charles Spurgeon. Why having friends in ministry is so important. Vulnerability in ministry and preaching. Ministering to Millennials. How ministry leaders...

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Weekly Roundup 8/21/2017-8/26/2017

This is our weekly roundup of posts for 8/21/2017-8/26/2017. 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 8/21/2017 Episode 112- Jared C. Wilson– The Imperfect Disciple: Grace for People Who Can’t Get Their Act Together http://servantsofgrace.org/episode-112-jared-c-wilson-imperfect-disciple-grace-people-cant-get-act-together/ Delight in Your Children by Stacey Reaoch http://servantsofgrace.org/delight-in-your-children/ Working Hard by Landon Coleman http://servantsofgrace.org/working-hard/ Tuesday 8/22/2017 Warnings and Encouragement for Women Attending Seminary by Alexiana Fry http://servantsofgrace.org/warnings-encouragement-women-attending-seminary/ How Should Christians Respond to Current Events? by Zack...

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