One Shining Moment

There have been some great moments over the past six years of blogging here at P&P.  The Ask Anything 9th inning rally comes to my mind.  So does the Puritan Reading Challenge.   Then again there is P2R Memory Moleskine.  And now there is one more to add, thanks...

Hallelujah

Happy Thanksgiving folks! Here’s a couple of fun videos of flash mobs breaking out in the Hallelujah Chorus in malls this year.  Now here’s an encouraging trend I would like to see go viral in the real...

Justified Thanksgiving

* This is part three of three in a series based on a Thanksgiving sermon I preached this past Sunday based on Luke 18:9-14.  In this section, I argue that the gospel of Jesus Christ is the source of all acceptable thanksgiving.  Or, in other words, we should thank God...

The Quest for (Self) Justification

* This is part two of three of a series from a Thanksgiving sermon I preached Sunday from Luke 18:9-14.  This part focuses on the quest for justification (and its relationship to thanksgiving). To read part one, go here. The most important word in this passage (Luke...

Unacceptable Thanksgiving

* This is part one of three of sermon notes I preached Sunday about Thanksgiving from Luke 18:9-14. This passage speaks powerfully to what I called “justified thanksgiving.” This week is a special time in the calendar year.  We call it Thanksgiving—a time...