A Man for Others in Radical Humility

J.I. .Packer highlights the spiritual battle we all face: "We are all engaged in a constant, inescapable battle against spiritual degeneracy in four forms:  Our unhumbled pride, our unbelief of God’s word, our lack of forgiveness of others, and our aversion to taking risks.  All these forms of spiritual degeneration banish true spiritual joy..."   … Continue reading A Man for Others in Radical Humility

Three Main Avenues of Spiritual Attack

Dr. J.I. Packer is one of my favorite theologians and writers. On many occasions he has brought clarity and insight to the Word of God for me. One article that has been particularly enriching is called "Self-Care for Pastors: Riches from the Anglican Devotional Tradition." In this article, he emphasizes that there are three main … Continue reading Three Main Avenues of Spiritual Attack

Three Primary Forms of Spiritual Attack

Over the past several years, one journal article that has helped me immensely comes from the pen of J.I. Packer entitled "Self-Care for Pastors:  Riches from the Anglican Devotional Tradition."  Packer emphasizes that there are three main avenues of attack against leaders of Christ's church.  All of us are engaged in a constant, inescapable battle … Continue reading Three Primary Forms of Spiritual Attack