English Is Tough Stuff

Came across this poem. Thought it was quite funny English is Tough Stuff A poem on the difficulty of pronouncing English Dearest creature in creation, Study English pronunciation. I will teach you in my verse Sounds like corpse, corps, horse, and worse. I will keep you, Suzy, busy, Make your head with heat grow dizzy. […]

Stop Talking About Jesus

I read this story today on the blog of Seattle’s Mars Hill Church. The hurt is so real, but likewise the need for Jesus and the need for preaching the gospel is so real. It reminds me of a quote from John Piper, who said, “The biblical perspective is that the cross is a witness […]

Conversation with J.I. Packer

A short clip from Mark Driscoll’s latest sermon “Temptation from Hypocrisy,” where he uses a conversation he had with J.I. Packer to illustrate that the first word of the gospel is “repent” and that preaching should lead people to repentance. Quote from the clip: “Jesus was a preacher. He was a healer, a miracle-worker to […]

Marc’s Church Locator

Ok, I stole this idea from Noel Heikkinen, but that’s not the point, right? For a while I have been playing around with the idea of using Google Maps to give an overview of all the churches (regardless of denomination) I could find in Amsterdam and Amstelveen. Why? Actually only for encouragement. I think this […]

CJ Rocks!

People who know me personally know that I am a big fan of the ministry of Mark Driscoll, so one might think that when I am thinking of preaching that Mark Driscoll is my favorite preacher, and that I would like to be like him in my preaching style and method. Now I do not […]

If I Were To Write A Book

I do apologize for again asking my faithful readers for their input, but I was just wondering about the following: We all have dreams, right? Those crazy ideas that you get when you either had (too) much to drink, or when you are having deep conversations with people, etc. For me that has for a […]

Why I Am Not Blogging?

I went from thirty-one posts in November to three posts in December to now only my second post in January. What’s up? Well… – It has been a busy period and so I don’t have much time to write deep theological blogs; – I wrote a lot in November due to the NaBloPoMo and I […]