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  • The Bonds of Brotherhood

    from Tim Challies Jul 07, 2011 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

    This month's Tabletalk examines the need to foster fraternity and genuine friendship within the church. In his contribution to the issue R.C. Sproul ponders the word fraternity. "Fraternity … what does this word mean? It can refer to several distinct types of associations or relationships, and the church can learn valuable lessons by exploring these in more depth. The term fraternity may prompt us to recall the motto of the French Revolution: 'Liberty, Fraternity, Equality.' Fraternity, along with equality and liberty, ranked right at the top of the concerns of that revolution." Keep Reading
  • A Generation of Heroes

    from Tim Challies Jul 05, 2011 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

    Satan watches for those vessels that sail without a convoy,” wrote Puritan pastor George Swinnock (1627–1673). Every individual knows he was created for community. Isolation is the Devil’s playground, and our Enemy is on the lookout for the Christian who thinks he can stand alone in independent isolation from the fellowship, accountability, and encouragement of faithful brothers and sisters. Keep Reading
  • Twitter Highlights (7/3/11)

    from Nathan W. Bingham Jul 03, 2011 Category: Ministry News

    Here are some highlights from the various Ligonier Twitter feeds over the past week. Keep Reading
  • Links We Liked (7/2/11)

    from Tim Challies Jul 02, 2011 Category: Articles

    Here is a round-up of some of the notable blogs and articles our team read this week. Keep Reading
  • Columns from Tabletalk Magazine, July 2011

    from Tim Challies Jul 01, 2011 Category: Articles

    The July edition of Tabletalk is out. It examines the need for fostering fraternity and real friendship within the community and the church. We analyze the New Testament’s clear call for men to experience solidarity with men and women to enjoy closeness with women. Contributors include R.C. Sproul, John Piper, Matt Chandler, Mike Pohlman, David Temples, and R.C. Sproul Jr. Keep Reading
  • $5 Friday: Suffering, Prayer, Apologetics & More

    from Karisa Schlehr Jul 01, 2011 Category: Ligonier Resources

    Find $5 Friday resources this week covering suffering, the Puritans and reformers on prayer, sex, apologetics, family life, and the five solas. Taking Hold of God provided this week courtesy of Reformation Heritage Books. Sale starts today at 8 a.m. and ends Saturday at 8 a.m. EST. Keep Reading
  • Get Dr. Sproul’s Series on Biblical Wisdom for a Donation of Any Amount

    from Karisa Schlehr Jun 29, 2011 Category: Ligonier Resources

    What do you do when you lose your job? When your spouse betrays you? When the news of the world causes great anxiety? All of us deal with different difficult problems. The question is, how will we respond? In Dealing with Difficult Problems, Dr. Sproul offers wise biblical counsel to help us as we face life’s difficulties, pointing us to the sovereignty of God and the sufficiency of Christ. This week you can get this CD series for a donation of any amount. Keep Reading
  • The Perils and Promise of Social Media

    from Tim Challies Jun 28, 2011 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

    Church leaders today find themselves caught between two equally valid but competing realities. Social media have become valuable, even necessary, tools for teaching and exercising leadership. Yet Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and blogs cannot substitute for the local church, which is a living testimony to Jesus Christ. Striking the right balance requires wisdom and discernment to prioritize the local church while learning the strengths and weaknesses of social media. Keep Reading

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