Owen Strachan– Reenchanting Humanity: A Theology of Mankind

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Owen Strachan talk about helping Christian parents and pastors help children and Christians develop a biblical worldview, what mature Christian conversations look like, along with his new book, Reenchanting Humanity: A...

Finishing Strong

Philippians 1:18b-20, “Yes, and I will rejoice, for I know that through your prayers and the help of the Spirit of Jesus Christ this will turn out for my deliverance, as it is my eager expectation and hope that I will not be at all ashamed, but that with full courage...

Slow to Speak

The suffering of loved ones often comes unannounced, an unwelcomed intruder bent on stealing joy and hope. Without warning, we are thrust into the role of comforter, yearning to bring peace immediately through whatever means necessary – hugs, tears, and often far too...

Did You Know That Charles Spurgeon Struggled with Depression?

A Surprising Truth It comes as a surprise to some that Charles Spurgeon had a lifelong battle with depression. His reputation as a famed and powerful preacher, his cheery wit, and his cigar-smoking manliness might lead us to imagine there could never be a chink in his...

#35: A Corner of the Robe[Sermon]

Join Dave as he continues our 1 Samuel series looking at 1 Samuel 24:1-22.

How Theology Shapes the Prayers of Christians

Turning Meditation into Prayer How Our Theology Shapes Our Prayers from Crossway on Vimeo. How does our theological awareness show up in our prayers? That is a very good question. I think it shows itself in how we address God and it shows itself in what we pray about...

Expository Preaching: Scripture and the Church

Let No Man Despise Your Youth: Pastoral Reflections of a Young Pastor

In November 2013, my life changed: I was called by a normative sized local church, with an average age of 70, to be their pastor at the age of 25. My wife and I were the youngest in the church by nearly 20 years. To put this in perspective: The only child...

Recommended Books on Biography, Pastoral Counseling, Pastoral Ministry, and Preaching

This season at Servants of Grace, we’ve been discussing the primary place of expository preaching for the life and health of the local church. From attacks on the Word of God, to essential biblical doctrines, there are a lot of issues that relate to and...

Fighting Doubt as Virtue with the Word of God

Doubt in our day is in fashion. In fact, it is viewed as a virtue in our culture. Tell someone what you believe, and they will tell you, “Your truth is good for you”. Then they will proceed to tell you their “truth”. On and on you could go, because no one...
Charles Spurgeon and A Theology of the Holy Spirit In Preaching

Charles Spurgeon and A Theology of the Holy Spirit In Preaching

Charles H. Spurgeon’s understanding of the connection between the Holy Spirit, prayer, and preaching can be paradigm shifting. His understanding of the connection between preaching and the ministry of the Holy Spirit is not new, but it does need to be...