2009 Next Conference

This year the New Attitude Conference became Next Conference.  The subject this year was Jesus Christ, and a marvelous conference it was.  Between Sinclair Ferguson and Don Carson you can’t go wrong.

One surprise speaker was Kevin DeYoung, pastor of University Reformed Church in Lansing, Michigan, and author of a number of books including Why We’re Not Emergent and Just Do Something.  DeYoung gave us a wonderful picture of Christ as life giver, looking at portraits of him dealing the demoniac, Jarius’ daugther, the unclean woman, and the storm that threatened the disciples.

Here is the list of main sessions:

Preeminence, Josh Harris
Incarnation, Don Carson
Life, Kevin DeYoung
Death, C. J. Mahaney
Resurrection, Sinclair Ferguson
Return, Sinclair Ferguson
Panel with Dever, Ferguson, Taylor, DeYoung, Mahaney & Harris

Next 2009 >>>

Paul Washer and HeartCry Missionary Society

HeartCry Missionary Society held a conference on prayer in 2006 with a number of preachers.  Paul Washer took two messages to talk about missions work, which provide a significant challenge not only in regards to prayer, but in a believers entire dependancy of life on God.

In Session 3 Washer describes his conversion and his early years as a missionary in Peru.  God’s work through this humble servant is fascinating, and at the same time, utterly convicting.

In Session 5 Paul talks more about the work HeartCry is involved in across the world, and the particular principles and convictions that they operate by.  Paul explains why they are focused on supporting indiginous missionaries rather than sending missionaries.  He talks about why they send Bibles to believers and not to unbelievers.  He also cuts through the modern day missions clutter to explain how missions minded people must be primarily interested in Biblical truth.  “We send truth, not missionaries.”

I have to say this is a very impactful duo of messages.

Paul Washer’s Ministry in Peru mp3 >>>

Paul Washer on HeartCry’s Ministry mp3 >>>

Don’t Waste Your Life by John Piper

Piper’s book ‘Don’t Waste Your Life’ is a marvelous and deeply challenging book that will cause you to pause and take a sobering look at the sum of your life and Christianity.  

“I’m here to plead with you to be freed from the American Dream, and to live the kind of life, in the cause of love, on the Calvary road, with Jesus, cross on your back, self-denying, such that, so full of joy that you will stand up and cause the world to take notice.”


The ‘Don’t Waste Your Life’ is full of free resources of audio, video and a free PDF of the book ‘Don’t Waste Your Life.’  There’s a great deal to explore at this website.

Download Pipers full message of ‘Don’t Waste Your Life.’

www.dontwasteyourlife.com >>>

Love to the Unseen Christ, Thomas Vincent

Cross TV, which produces the excellent Word Pictures videos, has provided some lenghty MP3 samples from the ‘Love to the Unseen Christ’ DVD’s, based on the Puritan Thomas Vincent’s convicting, yet beautiful book, ‘A True Christian’s Love to the Unseen Christ’ (search at Amazon.) Do not miss these samples. 

I have listened to these 7 MP3’s over and over again.  They are inspiring, convicting, challenging, humbling, and Christ exalting.  If you struggle with a cold or dispassionate heart toward Christ, these messages will point you in the right direction. 

The MP3’s are:

1. Introduction
2. Test Your Love for Christ
3. Depravity and Detestation of Sin
4. Love of Doctrine and All Scripture
5. Praying Biblically
6. God’s Glory as the Aim of Prayer
7. Meditating on Scripture

Mark Kielar, President and host of most of the Cross TV productions, has done a tremedous job with his video productions.  Thank you Mark for your faithful service, and for making Biblical truth the cornerstone of your producitons.

Many thanks to Old Truth for hosting these magnificent MP3’s.

Love to the Unseen Christ samples on OldTruth.com>>>

Logos Bible Software is offering these DVD’s for purchase>>>