Mental Illness, Psychiatric Drugs, and Counseling Education

Yesterday Heath Lambert wrote the first contribution to a series of articles on “Mental Illness, Psychiatric Drugs, and Counseling Education.”  He made three observations and then drew three implications from those observations: God Made Human Beings Body and Soul Physical Treatments for the Body Are as Good as Spiritual Treatments for the Soul Psychiatric Medication […]

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Desiring God Pastor’s Conference

The Pastor’s Conference presented by Desiring God beginning this afternoon will be live-streamed on the DG website. The schedule for the conference: Monday, February 4 2:30 – 3:30 PM EST, Mark Dever (Sponsored by Fidelis Foundation) Centrality of the Church in Disciple-Making 5:00 – 6:00 PM EST, Seminar with Mark Dever Connecting the Dots Between […]

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Pure Life Conference

After I graduated from college, a friend and I took a few days to go camping and hiking in the Great Smokey Mountains.  One night as we were setting up camp, a similarly aged young man walked over to us from a neighboring site.  Conversation eventually drifted toward faith and Christ and as we talked […]

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Essentials Conference Registration

From Countryside Bible Church: No Biblical command is more widely accepted and yet more routinely disobeyed than Christ’s command to make disciples! Evangelism – communicating the gospel to the lost people around us – is not optional.  It’s not a special gift Christ gives only to a select few.  Although some are more gifted and […]

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Desiring God National Conference Audio and Video Now Available

The audio from the recent conference hosted by Desiring God, “Act the Miracle:  God’s Work and Ours in the Mystery of Sanctification” is now available. Plenary sessions include messages by John Piper, Kevin DeYoung, Ed Welch, Jarvis Williams, and Russell Moore. Seminars included messages by David Mathis, Kevin DeYoung, R. W. Glenn, Fernando Ortega, Elyse […]

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Discipleship Conference

This fall, our church will again be hosting our Biblical Counseling and Discipleship Conference. This conference will be held over three weekends in the months of September (21-22), October (12-13), and November (9-10). This conference fulfills the basic training requirement for becoming a certified counselor through NANC (currently, we are still the only training center […]

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Resolved conference

Today is the final day of the final Resolved Conference. You can find all the audio from all the conferences, including this year’s, on the Resolved media page. This year’s speakers included John MacArthur, Steve Lawson, Al Mohler, Austin Duncan, Jonathan Rourke, C. J. Mahaney, Carolyn McCulley (women’s breakout session) and the founder of the […]

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Together for the Gospel audio

All the audio, including main sessions, breakout session, and panel discussions from the recent Together for the Gospel conference now appear to now be available on the T4G website. Use the menu on the right side of the page to choose which sessions you’d like to watch or download.

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Grab bag

Some helpful articles from the couple of weeks: Greg Lucas offers “Seven Lessons from the Disability Community:” God is both sovereign and good. You have been brought into this community for a purpose. Disability magnifies our vision for joy in the smallest things. Community brings much needed perspective Outspoken men are often minorities. When marriage […]

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Desiring God Conference for Pastors

The audio for the 2012 Conference for Pastors, hosted by Bethlehem Baptist Church and Desiring God is now available.  The theme this year was “God, Manhood, and Ministry.”  I haven’t listened to any of the messages yet, but I have almost always received great encouragement from these messages. Download the messages at Desiring God.

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The Essentials — Bible study

Countryside Bible Church has hosted a conference each February for the past five years addressing the five solas of the Reformation. This year, they are beginning a new 6-year series called “The Essentials.”  In the coming years they will address six essentials to the spiritual life:  Bible study, evangelism, fellowship, prayer, service, and worship.  The […]

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The Gospel Coalition Workshop audio

The workshop audio from last month’s Gospel Coalition Conference is now available.  All 38 sessions are available, plus a number of special events, including a few that will be posted soon. A few titles that looked particularly interesting to me: The Pastor’s Counseling Ministry (David Powlison) Is Your Church a Safe Place for Sad People? […]

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