When It Comes To Preaching, Nobody’s Perfect... Almost

When It Comes To Preaching, Nobody’s Perfect... Almost

There is an important need for getting better with words as well as THE Word. The Lord can use the unskillful, but to be Biblically virtuous, we should develop the skills He delights to use, like communication and writing.

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How Scared Are You Of Being Misunderstood?

How Scared Are You Of Being Misunderstood?

There is, of course, wisdom in caring about how people understand you. Only “a fool uttereth all his mind”. And the wise are “slow to speak”, and “in the multitude of words there wanteth not sin”. But has the fear of being misunderstood become obsessive for Independent Baptists, like a mental tick? Has it forced us into utter silence among our peers and others? Is there a point at which the wisdom of being careful with words turns into selfishness because we’re afraid of looking bad or ignorant?

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