by Coleman M. Ford – Aug 12
ESV Reader’s Bible. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2014. 1840 pp. $29.99
The Bible is a story, a tale of redemption from creation, fall and recreation. There are developing characters , interweaving plot lines, and allusions. Readers are carried along the story page after page, era after era, author [...]
by Derek J. Brown – Aug 7
This post originally appeared on www.derekjamesbrown.com. It has been reproduced here with permission of the author.
Some people may think it weird or merely the sign of an obsessive personality, but I get butterflies when I walk into an Office Depot. Even the thought [...]
by Coleman M. Ford – Aug 5
With such constant turmoil overseas, those of us in the west may fret about what sort of difference we can make in a world fraught with evil and despair. As Christians, we know the reality of a Genesis 3 world yet, as Paul described in Romans [...]
by Coleman M. Ford – Jul 31
Jason Helopoulos, author of A Neglected Grace: Family Worship in the Christian Home, recognizes both the benefits and the potential downfalls of family worship. He provides readers with a sober reminder about the potential of making family-integreted church and family worship an idol. Helopoulos [...]
by Coleman M. Ford – Jul 29
Leon Brown, writing on the Reformation21 blog, offers a quick look at why marriages suffer. He offers four reasons:
- You have fallen in love with someone else.
- Physical union is withheld.
- Marriage is about the children.
- No time in the scriptures and prayer.
These reasons may sound simplistic and self-evident, but [...]
by Coleman M. Ford – Jul 24
Its nothing new to say American culture is obsessed with body image. TV and magazines thrive on it, social media is fueled by it, and people are consumed as a result. Perhaps obsessed is too weak a word. Body image is the warp and woof of [...]
by Coleman M. Ford – Jul 22
Marshall Segal, executive assistant to John Piper, regularly writes on the topics singleness and dating at Desiring God. Recently he gave readers (specifically fatherly ones) six ways in which fathers should date their daughter’s boyfriends. He explains what he means by “dating:”
As a trend, dads seem [...]
by Coleman Ford – Jul 1
It’s the constant prayer of every Christian parent. Its the general truism offered by Proverbs 22:6. Ultimately we have to understand its up to God and his timing when it comes to the salvation of our children. But even if we acknowledge this truth, parents can [...]
by Coleman Ford – Jun 26
Maybe you need another Bible. I can hear you saying now, “Another bible? Is that really necessary?” Likely you have numerous bibles sitting on your shelf, representing numerous translations, various study notes and varying emphases. Do you really need to add another member to the already crowded [...]
by Coleman Ford – Jun 24
In a recent blog post, Rob Rienow observes:
How a man relates to his wife dramatically affects the entire family, and directly affects the souls of his children. When a man loves, serves, and leads his wife, he creates security for his children. The challenge is that being a godly [...]