Monthly Archives: September 2012

Love For Christ and Evangelism

Ray Ortlund helps us see the deepest motive for evangelism: love for Christ. *** Henry Martyn (1781-1812), Anglican missionary, was told by a Muslim friend about a painting of Christ bowing down to Muhammad, begging for mercy.  Martyn tells what … Continue reading

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The Bud May Have a Bitter Taste, But Sweet Will Be the Flower

William Cowper was certainly right when in 1774 he wrote “God Moves in a Mysterious Way,” the hymn that includes the words in the title to this post. Sometimes the truth is best sung. And sometimes the truth is most … Continue reading

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A Caution to Young, Culture-Embracing Evangelicals

Demas was on Paul’s ministry team — and then Demas abandoned his ministry post out of a love for “this present world” (2 Timothy 4:10). “There is a love for the world that makes ministry impossible,” John Piper says in … Continue reading

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