On the latest Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins, and Jeff Robinson discuss what we can learn from men like Andrew Fuller, Charles Spurgeon, along with weakness, discouragement, and growing in humility, and his book edited with Collin Hansen, 12 Faithful Men: Portraits of Courageous Endurance in Pastoral Ministry (Baker Books, 2018).
What you’ll hear in this episode
- The Cross and suffering.
- How suffering prepares Christian leaders to grow in grace and shepherd and care for the people of God more effectively.
- What Andrew Fuller teaches Christian leaders about the school of affliction and equipping His ministers for usefulness in the service of Christ.
- How Spurgeon encourages Christian leaders facing periods of deep personal discouragement.
- The importance of weakness in the Christian life.
- The missing category of weakness in the Christian life today.
- The gospel and growing in humility.
- The importance of humility in ministry.
- The marks of humility in our lives.
- The importance of prayer in ministry.
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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.