Saturday Shout-Outs is my weekly bulletin board of things I have found interesting over the course of the week. 

Happy Mother’s Day!

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A big shout-out to Tim Challies for his review of It Happens After Prayer.

Thanks to George Hurtt, Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, and my friends in Los Angeles who warmly received me during my book tour there this week.

Shout-Out to Pastor L.A. Kessee and the Bethany Church of Los Angeles for the opportunity to preach their Communion Service this past Sunday night.

Shout-Out to President X. Thompson and Baptist Minister’s Conference of Los Angeles. It was great to fellowship with you again!

Check out the new addition to my “On Preaching” series of articles: “On Consecutive Exposition.” 

The National Conference on Preaching 2013 meets this coming week in Charlotte. Hope to see you there.

Russell Moore: W.W. Jay-Z? How Christian hip-hop could call the American church back to the gospel – and hip-hop to its roots 

Practical Shepherding: What can I pray when praying for the sick in the hospital?

Tony Reinke: How Introverted Pastors Love 

Julian Freeman: Top Preaching Mistakes I Make in Preaching

Michael Patton: How to Preach a Text When You Don’t Know What It Means 

Thom Rainer: Five Ways to Avoid Lying about Church Attendance 

Trillia Newman: I Wore White

Sam Storms: Why God Doesn’t Always Heal the Sick? 

Joe Carter: 9 Things You Should Know About Pornography and the Brain

Chuck Lawless: Ten Signs of Hope for a Declining Church 

Jen Wilkin: Showing Honor on Mother’s Day (even when it’s hard) 

I am certain that to preach the wrath of God with a hard heart, a cold lip, a tearless eye, and a unfeeling spirit is to harden men, not benefit them. – Charles Spurgeon

Have any shout-outs? Read anything this week worthy sharing? Join the conversation in the comments section.