Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Church Plant Chronicles 1 – Of Good Courage

Church planting is gutsy. I’m not trying to pat myself on the back here, but church planting is not for the faint of heart....

Ambition Without Risk?

The illusion of safety on American soil was shattered by 9/11. Collapsing along with the twin towers was the assumption that our businesses, homes,...

Ambition and a Future Target

A few years ago, I heard an interview with a Christian college professor. Having logged three decades in the classroom, he was asked to...

Sinclair Ferguson Discusses Calling

Our friends at Ligonier Ministries recently interviewed Sinclair Ferguson, dean of the Doctor of Ministry program at Ligonier Academy of Biblical and Theological Studies and...

Ambition in a Post Modern World

My dad was a steelworker in Pittsburgh. So was his father and his grandfather and, well, you get the picture. I worked in the...

How Spurgeon Avoided the Calling Calamity

(this article also appears on the the Crossway blog, where the newly revised and updated version of the book Am I Called?: The Summons to Pastoral...

Changed by the Light

Light changed the way I live my life. Now, I’m probably not saying what you think I am. When my wife and I moved to Chattanooga,...

Lessons on Church Planting from the Prince of Preachers

A Majestic Vision Charles Spurgeon was crazy-busy on steroids. In addition to his duties as pastor of the massive Metropolitan Tabernacle Church, Spurgeon worked unrelentingly...

Updated Version of Am I Called? Book Now Available!

One of the things we’re excited about here at Am I Called is the release of a revised and updated version of Dave’s book,...

Am I Called? Book Spanish Language Translation Project

The Gospel Coalition’s International Outreach Project: Am I Called? Spanish Language Translation & Printing A new project as part of The Gospel Coalition's international outreach, fundraising has...