On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Dr. Ben Rogers have a wide-ranging conversation about the life and ministry of J.C. Ryle, including how he can help improve our writing and speaking of biblical truth, along with his book, A Tender Lion: The Life, Ministry, and Message of J.C. Ryle (Reformation Heritage Books, 2019).
What you’ll hear in this episode
- Who J.C. Ryle is.
- Why J.C. Ryle’s work continues to be so influential.
- Why J.C. Ryle’s crucified style of preaching can help Pastors grow in their preaching of God’s Word.
- How J.C. Ryle dealt with controversy and how his example helps instruct Christians today.
- How J.C. Ryle’s classic work on Holiness helps Christians today to grow in the grace of God.
- Why we again need men like J.C. Ryle and what such men would be like in terms of their character and ministry.
About the Guest
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to Sarah Jenkins. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, and is the Host for the Equipping You in Grace Podcast. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Parler, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.