Happy Valentines Day to my wife, Crystal!  “You are my sunshine, my only sunshine…” 


Thanks for all the very kind birthday wishes this week. I am grateful to be 42. (104 in preacher years!!!)

Don’t miss the latest episode of The On Preaching Podcast: Preaching Funeral Sermons.

Check out the Jeffrey A. Johnson Sr. Interview.

We were blessed to have Dr. Steven J. Lawson preach the word during Word Encounter 2015 at the Shiloh Church. (Be on the look out for my 2-part interview with Steve Lawson next week).

Read my article in the latest Leadership Journal: Interruption or Divine Appointment?

Life Site: The Real Reason 50 Shades is So Wildly Popular (HINT: It’s Not The Sex)

R. Albert Mohler: 50 Shades of Shame – The Evolution of Pornography

Paul David Tripp: 23 Things That Love Is

Trillia Newbell: Your Online Relationship Could Affect Your Marriage

Robert Smith Jr.: Seeing My Son’s Murderer: Did I really believe what I preach?

Tim Gombis: Preachers Behaving Like Brian Williams

Ronnie Floyd: Pastors, Lead

Thom Rainer: 15 Concerns in Children’s Ministries

Patrick Schreiner: Using a Theological Dictionary for Word Studies

Mark Snoeberger: On Divine Sovereignty and Human Freedom: Defining the Historical Positions

Jonathan Leeman: Is The Gay Rights Movement the Rightful Heir to the Civil Rights Tradition?

Jen Wilkin: 3 Female Ghosts that Haunt the Church

Mark Altrogge: I Know God Loves Me, But Does He Like Me? 

Book of the Week: The Daring Mission of William Tyndale by Steven J. Lawson

Website of the Week: Ray Pritchard and Keep Believing Ministries

The world exerts all sorts of pressures to force us to adopt its way of thinking. But believers are not Jell-O. We don’t have to conform. We can be transformed from within by God. – Lawrence Richards

Do you have any shout-outs or ministry links to share? Join the conversation in the comments section.