Monthly Archives: September 2008

Desiring God ’08 Conference Videos

“The Power of Words and the Wonder of God” Sinclair Ferguson – “The Tongue, the Bridle, and the Blessing” Driscoll, Ferguson, Piper – Friday Panel Discussion Bob Kauflin – “Words of Wonder: What Happens When We Sing?” Mark Driscoll – “How … Continue reading

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Jeremy Jones on Renewing Theology

This post follows from a previous post I shared on the Common Grounds Online Forum on The Conversation on Denominational Renewal. I just finished listening to “Renewing Theology” (click to download) by Jeremy Jones and reading this week’s responses. Some may … Continue reading

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Psalm 17 – I Shall Behold Your Face

In Psalm 17, David pleads for his life once more. He pleads innocent and begs for deliverance. I get the sense that he yearns for signs of assurance that God is with him. This is especially evident where David says, … Continue reading

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Psalm 16 – My Whole Being Rejoices

Psalm 16 is exceptionally difficult to understand as a whole, but there are several themes interwoven throughout the progression of the psalm. In verse 1, David asks God to preserve him. This may be related to verses 9b and 10a where … Continue reading

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My Despair at Enjoying God

I came across an old, though-provoking article on Internet Monk written by Steve Brown. The article is Brown’s critical take on John Piper‘s teaching known as Christian Hedonism. For the record, I respect and benefit from the teaching ministries of both men. I am … Continue reading

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Greg Thompson on Renewing Ethos

I’ve been following the Common Grounds Online Forum on The Conversation on Denominational Renewal (PCA). I’m not a member of the PCA, but being at RTS has motivated me to listen in on this conversation. The online forum includes lots of … Continue reading

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Psalm 15 – Who Shall Sojourn?

Psalm 15 is like Psalm 1. David is not offering qualifications for earning the right to worship. Rather, he paints a portrait of the ideal worshipper. That he is not talking about qualifications is seen in the word “sojourn” (v. … Continue reading

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