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On My Shelf with Pastor Ron Boomsma


On My Shelfhelps you get to know various faithful Los Angeles Pastor-Theologians through a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their lives as readers. I asked Ron Boomsmasenior pastor ofSovereign Grace Church of Pasadena, inthe Verdugos of Los Angeles,about what's on his nightstand, his favorite fiction books,and teachers that have shaped his th...

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On My Shelf: With Pastor David Hegg

Dave Hegg

On My Shelfhelps you get to know various faithful Los Angeles Pastors through a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their lives as readers. I asked David Heggsenior pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Santa Clarita, North LA Countyand author of When My Heart is Faint: Gospel Help When Life Goes Awry(2017), The Obedience Option(2010), Appointed to Preach(2010)about what's on his ...

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Christians faithfully following Jesus & engaging socially is confusing, complex, & discouraging. Dr. Russell Moore, of the ERLC, clarifies issues so that I can confidently, clearly, & courageously follow Jesus in my church & our society. Here are 3 lessons from his article....

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Notes on a Biblical-Theological Framework in thinking about Race and Ethnicity

Update: Here is a sermon-lecture presented to The Master's Universitybased on the notes below from our TGCLA Equip Meeting. Baptist Faith and Message Article XV. The Christian and the Social Order All Christians are under obligation to seek to make the will of Christ supreme in our own lives and in human society. Means and methods used for the improvement of society an...

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Cultivating a Culture of Evangelism in Your Church (with resources linked)

Here is a general outline of my notes from my "Cultivating a Culture of Evangelism in Your Church" Discussion on 10/13/15: Assumptions: - The gospel defined: God, Man, Christ, Response- Exclusivity of Christ- Reality of eternal joy and eternal judgment- God sovereignly chose all those who would be saved- God wants all men to be saved- God uses means to save his people D...

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The Gospel And Work

Resources for thinking through living for Jesus Christ in one's approach to work....

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TGCLA 3rd Quarter EQUIP Meeting scheduled for 7/29 is Canceled

TGCLA 3rd Quarter EQUIP Meeting scheduled for 7/29 is Canceled. TGCLA July 29th Quarterly Equip meeting is canceled. But please try to get together with some other pastors in your area to encourage and deepen friendships with one another. Here's a list of our current TGCLA Pastors that have publicly agreed with the TGC foundation documents and are intentional at networkin...

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Resources on Lay Pastor-Elders in the Church

As we gear up for our upcoming EQUIP Quarterly Meeting on 5/27/14 on Raising Up Lay Elders in Your Church I thought I'd post some free resources online that I've found helpful. I plan on publishing another blog post on some recommended book resources on the topic. Some free online resources on thinking about elders (what I'd call pastor-elders to avoid biblical confusion)...

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Themelios 38.2

From the TGC Blog: The Gospel Coalition just released the latest issue of Themelios. It is available as a 158-page PDF and in HTML. We've also partnered with Logos Bible Software to make it available as a free mobile-friendly Logos digital edition for use on all major platforms with one of their free apps. D. A. Carson | Kingdom, Ethics, and Individual Salvation Mic...

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Carson and Dever answer questions on Church membership, discipline, elders, baptism, preaching...

I generally try to read or listen to everything I can by D.A. Carson (except the real technical stuff) and I'm always wanting to think ecclesiologically with Mark Dever as a conversation partner (through audio files, books, and articles primarily). D.A. Carson and Mark Dever answer questions (left click, or go to this page at The Gospel Coalition) covering the topics of c...

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