I do not know the specific author of this piece but it is someone from CCEF. It really does not matter what we as a church say we believe about sanctification. At ground level when the rubber meets the road this is pretty much what the church at large believes about sanctification.
One of the most shaping books in my life has been John Piper’s Brothers, We Are Not Professionals. In this piece Piper says the need to rebel against professionalism is ever present. He urges us to consider that the work of ministry is supernatural.
This is powerful. Justin Taylor introduces the powerful testimony of Krista Horning.
You may not know what textual criticism is, but you should. I like detective shows. I like studying Scripture. That might be why I’m such a nerd with textual criticism. If only I were better at original languages. Nonetheless, I love doing textual criticism. Michael Patton explains the discipline.
This song is sure to get stuck in your head…but it might just save your life: