Book Review, Pastoral Theology

“Discipling: How to Help Others Follow Jesus” by Mark Dever – A Book Review

Dever, Mark. Discipling: How to Help Others Follow Jesus. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2016. 122 pp. In Discipling, Dever describes biblical discipling and shows how it is practiced in and through the local church. To be a Christian means being a disciple of Jesus and discipling others, which means doing deliberate spiritual good to help others… Continue reading “Discipling: How to Help Others Follow Jesus” by Mark Dever – A Book Review

Pastoral Theology, Personal Reflection

Dever: How to find and employ pastoral leaders – 9Marks at Southeastern ’17

At the end of this month (Sept. 28-29) is 9 Marks at Southeastern. Here is what this conference is about: The 9Marks at Southeastern Conference is a conference about the church, for the church. The conference exists to equip pastors and church leaders to lead their congregations toward greater health for the glory of King… Continue reading Dever: How to find and employ pastoral leaders – 9Marks at Southeastern ’17

Pastoral Theology

Mental Illness and the Christian Gospel

Reading the above title may sound odd to some readers. How is the Christian gospel relevant to mental illness? Is not the gospel a truth-claim that is relevant only for matters of spirituality and religion? How does the gospel of Jesus give hope to those suffering from mental illness? This short article seeks to answer… Continue reading Mental Illness and the Christian Gospel