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Archive for March 7th, 2016

Shepherds conference assembly

I normally don’t like attending conferences as a Pastor (there’s too many out there).  But the one conference I look forward to as a Pastor is the Shepherd’s Conference.  It is a refreshing time for me as a Pastor to hear biblical preaching (rare in our day today in pulpits of many churches), browse through lots of books, get free books from the Conference, enjoy good food and awesome fellowship.  This year’s conference is on March 9-13.

As I’m looking forward to the conference where thousands of biblical preachers and pastors all over the US and the world head towards Los Angeles, I was also looking back at the last eight years attending Shepherd’s and asking myself, “Of all the sermons at the Shepherd’s Conference what were the most memorable messages?”  

I know there’s a segment of “silent” readers of this blog who attend the conference every year who never comment, so here’s a good time to make your first comment and share your thoughts.

 

Here are the two messages that stood out to me:

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The Transforming Power of the Gospel Jerry Bridges

Jerry Bridges.  The Transforming Power of the Gospel.  Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress, December 22nd 2011. 192 pp.

I finished this book four days before the death of the author, Jerry Bridges.   Upon finishing this book I thought to myself, “I’m glad that such a saint is alive and with us.”  Of course Jerry Bridges has been promoted to glory and in heaven.  I am glad that by God’s grace and providence He ordained Jerry Bridges to author this book.  This book has become one of my favorite book on how the Gospel fuel our sanctification and currently is my recommendations to those struggling with holiness.

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