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“Missions is not the ultimate goal of the church. Worship is. Missions exists because worship doesn’t. . . . Worship, therefore, is the fuel and goal in missions.”
-John Piper

Let the Nations Be Glad

The Rebirth of the Pastor-Theologian « Working out Salvation with Fear and Trembling

Very interesting article on generally how the position of the pastor has been ‘dumbed down’ in churches, but is making a comeback in gaining the knowledge and application of the Word.

“Then something terrible happened. People decided it was not the role of the pastor any longer to be
the pastor-theologian. On doors it read “Office” instead of “Study.” Pastors became executives and
long-range visionaries. They became warm fuzzy people whose goal it was to meet the felt needs of
people. You would find them reading People magazine to be “in touch” with culture more than they
would be reading Augustine to get in touch with theology. What happened?”

Read more: The Rebirth of the Pastor-Theologian

10 Ways to Help Kids Love Missions :: Desiring God Blog

Great and simple ways to fan the flames in your child’s heart for a passion to let the nations be glad in Jehovah.

10 Ways to Help Kids Love Missions :: Desiring God Blog

Look upon Me

The beginning, the middle, and end of your course must be dissatisfaction with self, and satisfaction with Christ. Be content to be satisfied with faith’s glorious object, and let faith itself be forgotten. Faith, however perfect, has nothing to give you. It points you to Jesus. It bids you look away from itself to Him. It bids you look away from itself to Him. It says, “Christ is all.” It bids you look to him who says, “Look upon me;” who says, “Fear not, I am the first and the last; I am he that liveth and was dead, and behold I am alive forevermore.”

Horatius Bonar