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Christianity Today has published an article I wrote a few weeks ago called “Our Ears Still Itch.” You can read the article here.

An excerpt here:

“The preaching we listen to on Sundays may be truth-filled and Bible-centered, but if it only points out the problems of everyone else in the world, it misses its target. Our ears are tickled, but our hearts are unchanged. Ear-tickling preaching may step on toes, but they’re never the toes of the people in the pews or the pastor in the pulpit.”

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4 thoughts on “My Article in Christianity Today”

  1. Congrats on the article!

  2. Andrew Swanson says:

    Thank you so much for putting these thoughts to paper. As a pastor it is very enticing (fear of man) to tell people what they want to hear. But a faithful shepherd must seek to fear the Lord enough to let His Word take His message where He wants it to go – even if it doesn’t play well with the audience. That is exactly the ministry Isaiah, Jeremiah, and even our Lord had. May we be honest to Him.

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