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Thanks to all who have picked up my new book, It Happens After Prayer. May it motivate you to pray!

Thanks for your comments on my post: A Wake Up Call for Gospel Artists. I hope it starts an long-overdue conversation.

A shout-out to Michael Diduit for the opportunity to speak at the National Conference on Preaching 2013 in Charlotte. By the way, Don’t miss the National Conference on Preaching 2014 in Atlanta.

Shout-out to Pastor Alexis Thomas for the opportunity to speak again this week at the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church of Phoenix.

ChurchLeaders.com: Discover the Bottom Line of Ministry by H.B. Charles Jr.

You still have time to register for the 2013 E.K. Bailey Preaching Conference.

You should make plans to attend the Expositors Summit at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary this October.

Tim Challies: Prayerlessness is Selfishness 

Carl R. Trueman: Tragic Worship 

Ray Ortlund: Daily slogging in the power of the Spirit

Stephen Altrogge: Are You REALLY Interpreting the Bible? 

Keith Mathison: The Reformed Doctrine of General Revelation: What It Is and Is Not  

Larry Osborne: The Myth of Endless Growth 

Ron Edmondson: 7 Ways to Help an Introvert Engage in Meetings 

Lindsey Carlson: The Plastic Fruit of Online Living

J.D. Greear: 10 Ways to Fight Like a Christian

Today every believer in the Lord Jesus Christ is a priest. Israel had a priesthood; today the church is a priesthood. – J. Vernon McGee

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