Putting on the Whole Armor of God

On today’s Warriors of Grace show continuing season two, Dave discusses union with Christ and the armor of God, why spiritual warfare is vital to spiritual warfare, and why one’s view of sanctification affects how one views spiritual warfare. What you’ll hear in this...

God the Best Portion of the Christian – Jonathan Edwards (1736)

Two hundred years after Calvin published his first edition of The Institutes, Jonathan Edwards preached a sermon about being content in God. The title of the sermon was God the Best Portion of the Christian. Edwards’s text is Psalm 73:25, “Whom have I in heaven but...

The Grounding of Hope

Colossians 1:3-5, “We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, 4 since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, 5 because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard...

Christine Chappell- Help! My Teen is Depressed

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Christine Chappell discuss how to walk with a teenager through depression, how the local church can help teenagers who are depressed and minister to them, along with her mini-book, Help! My Teen is Depressed (Shepherd...

To the Saints in Colossae

Colossians 1:1-2, “Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 To God’s holy people in Colossae, the faithful brothers and sisters in Christ: Grace and peace to you from God our Father.” Jesus is the center of Scripture, the one in...

Seeing God’s Gracious Hand in the Hurts Others Do to Us

Genesis 50:20, “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good.” Suffering at the hands of other people is extremely painful. However, even when this occurs, we can know that God’s sovereignty rules over all, and that he working out his will for our...

Biographies

Herman Bavinck: Pastor, Churchman, Statesman, and Theologian (Ron Gleason)

Theologians of the English-speaking world are aware of household names such as Abraham Kuyper and B.B. Warfield, two of the greatest Calvinist scholars of the last century. Both of these men died within 12 months of each other, yet there is a third man who joined...

Augustine on the Christian Life: Transformed by the Power of God (Gerald Bray)

Every volume in the Theologians on the Christian Life series produced by Crossway continues to help readers make progress in their understanding of church history and the key figures that brought us to where we are. The thing I love about this series is that each...

Andrew Fuller: Holy Faith, Worthy Gospel, World Mission by John Piper

Andrew Fuller: Holy Faith, Worthy Gospel, World Mission is a great primer for further study into the life and ministry of the British pastor Andrew Fuller. Fuller was the pastor of Kettering Particular Baptist Church for 33 years and served as the first secretary of...
The Hiding Place (Young Reader’s Edition)

The Hiding Place (Young Reader’s Edition)

The story of Corrie Ten Boom as related in her classic book The Hiding Place is one of those must-read books. I was excited to receive an updated version of this book that is geared towards the young reader. Having a 13-year-old daughter in our home, I am quite...

Bitesize Biographies: Samuel Rutherford

Bitesize Biographies: Samuel Rutherford

I would venture to say that most believers today have little to no idea who Samuel Rutherford is or his importance, especially within the Scottish Church in the 1600s. Part of the issue with that unfortunate lack of knowledge is the lack of focus on matters of church...

The Trinitarian Devotion of John Owen

The Trinitarian Devotion of John Owen

John Owen is rightly considered one of the preeminent theologians in church history. His influence looms large especially over those who hold to Reformed and historical Protestant evangelical theology. From his books on sanctification, to the Holy Spirit, his...

The Poetic Wonder of Isaac Watts (Long Line of Godly Men Profiles)

The Poetic Wonder of Isaac Watts (Long Line of Godly Men Profiles)

One of my favorite type of Christian literature is biographies. I love reading about the work God did through men and women of God throughout church history. This love was developed in my early teens as I consumed biography after biography and devoured church history....