Earlier this week I participated in a panel with some of my colleagues on glorifying God amid election angst:
Follow-up thoughts: [Read more…] about Glorifying God amid Election Angst
That’s not the title of Joe Rigney‘s next book, but it could be:
Joe Rigney. The Things of Earth: Treasuring God by Enjoying His Gifts. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2015.
The four men who have most influenced Joe’s thinking on this subject are Jonathan Edwards, John Piper, C. S. Lewis, and Doug Wilson. Wilson quipped a while back that Piper’s Christian hedonism could use a little more “beer and bacon.” Joe has fleshed that out, and this book is the result.
Check out the contents in this 48-page sample PDF, including a foreword by John Piper. I’m not sure I’ve read a more glowing foreword. [Read more…] about Beer and Bacon: Christian Hedonism 2.0
Joe Rigney recently preached two insightful sermons on envy to my church:
(Video, audio, and manuscripts are available at those links.)
I’ve often witnessed well-intentioned people warn others against pride, but I don’t recall similar warnings against envy. This excerpt from the first sermon was an aha-moment for me: [Read more…] about Joe Rigney Explains How Envy Works and How to Fight It
This book releases this week in time for the Desiring God national conference on C. S. Lewis this weekend:
Joe Rigney. Live Like a Narnian: Christian Discipleship in Lewis’ Chronicles. Minneapolis: Eyes & Pen, 2013. 182 pp. (Available in Kindle.)
Joe is scheduled to speak on the topic of this book tomorrow at the DG conference.
My endorsement: [Read more…] about Live Like a Narnian