Good day.

Today is the first day of December, 2012. Interesting year. But it is almost over. May the Lord’s blessings be on you and yours and you end this year and go through the holidays.

Thanks for reading my blog this week. And thanks for your comments.

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A big birthday shout-out to my niece, Harriette Monroe! Glad that she and my sister are in town and that I have the opportunity to spend her birthday with her.

Make sure you check out my interview with Romell Williams. It’s a good conversation with a close friend, strong preacher, and “bridge builder.”

Thanks for the encouragement on the interview series. I hope be able to interview most pastors next year and share their stories with you.

We are in the editing face of my upcoming book. Please continue to keep this project in your prayers. More details to come.

I was blown away to read this post about a preacher you’ve likely never heard of…

How long does it take until you’re really “the pastor”?

Practical Shepherding: What could cause a pastor’s child to grow bitter? 

Bill Mounce addresses “A Translation Conundrum – 1 Tim. 2:9.” 

Pyromaniacs: Dan Phillips makes an important point on racism in the church.

Dane Ortlund: Thoughts for guest preachers, and the churches that invite them 

Biblical Counseling Coalition: 10 ways that Satan loves to watch marriages fall apart by Deepak Reju.

Free Advent Ebook by John Piper: Good News of Great Joy

The Urban Gospel Mission: Is it a sin to go to the club? 

The Gospel Coalition: Purity After Impurity

Sammy Adebiyi: The top 10 people Christians are better than.

The Blazing Center: When it comes to salvation, we must work! 

The Resurgence: 9 Tips for Teaching Students.

To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing. – Martin Luther 

Do you have any shout-outs? Have you read anything this week worth sharing? Join the conversation in the comments section.