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2020 Year in Review


Since 2012, I have made it my practice to compile a list of all I write, teach, and preach throughout the year. Though this year has been a particularly taxing year for everyone--and a challenging one so far as productivity goes--here are some resources from 2020.

Feeding on Christ

Communing with Christ in the Supper

The Affectionate Pastor

Talking About the Church

The Eternally Wounded Christ

Un-Dragoned by the Lion

Gracious Gospel Repentance

When Talking About Congregants

The Chief End of Scripture

From the Books to the People

God's Extraordinary Work in the Ordinary Family

Count Your Blessings

The Unique and the Normative in Acts

Hands Outstretched

The World Attracted to the Church

Pastoral Ministry and Pestilence

The Comfort of Justification by Faith Alone

All in a Week

Stern Things Without, Tender Things Within

Loving the Church in Our Songs

The Unchanging God

A Spirit of Sonship

What We Need Most at Present

The Thing Itself

Metaphors and the Mission of God

Scripture, Culture, and Convictions

Opportunistic Digital Hirelings

The Self-Concealment and Self-Revelation of the Son of Man

Singing Down the Blessings of God

". . . the One for Whom Christ Died"

The Way of the Kingdom

When Speaking About Jesus' Bride

Augustine, Psalm 32, and the Grace of Justification

Teaching a Barber to Pray

The Rarest Commodity

The Mystery of Godliness

Canceling the Weapons of "Cancel Culture"

The Shoulders of Giants, the Council of the Wise

Pastor to Pastor

Of Priests, Pastors, and Prophets

When Satan is in the Church

Discernment Without and Within

Improving in Preaching

Satan, Sin, and Biblical Proportion

The Most Thankful Person

Multidirectional, Participatory Worship

The Anchor of the Unchangeable

In Praise of the Pastor's Wife

Meant to be Astonished

Learning from the Magi


Ligonier/Tabletalk Magazine

5 Ways to Pray for Your Pastor

What is a Means of Grace?

Productivity in a Pandemic

What is a Good Work?


Gospel Reformation Network

The Church After the Coronavirus

More than a Shibboleth


He Reads Truth

To Be the First-Fruits of the Resurrection

Walking in God's Presence

One Greater than the Temple

Slaves and Masters

Wise Sayings

The Tragedy of Wealth

Caution in God's Presence

Remaining in God



Motives for Gospel Ministry (1 Thess. 2:1–16)

Receiving the Word in Affliction (1 Thess. 2:13–16)

Striving for the Blessing of God (Gen. 32:1–32)

The Hope Set Before Us (1 Thess. 4:13–18)

Acts of the Apostles (Acts 1:8)

A Gospel Community (1 Thess. 5:16–22)

The Lord is With Us (Gen. 39:1–23)

Christ for Me, Christ in Me, Christ through Me

Fruitful in a Barren Land (Gen. 47:13–31)

The World to Come (Psalm 8:1–9)

Not Our Home (Heb. 11:8–16)

Who Can Enter Glory? (Psalm 24)

The Beauty and Glory of the King (Psalm 45)

Suffering for the Preeminence of Christ in the Saints (Col. 1:24–29)

The Blessed One (Psalm 32:1–11)

In the Father's Arms (Luke 15:11–32)

Identity and Union with Christ (Gal. 2:20–21)

The Exodus of the Son (Hosea 11:1–12; Matt. 2:15)

Spiritual Restoration and Reconciliation (Matt. 18:15–32)

By the One Man... (Gen. 1:26–2:25)

A Sure Word of Seeking and Saving the Lost (Luke 19:1–10)

Off with the Old, On with the New (Col. 3:5–11)

The Right Man on Our Side (Gen. 2:15–3:19)

The Reigning King in Zion (Psalm 2)

The Angel of the Lord (Judges 13:1–25)

The Covenant-Keeping Compassion of the Redeemer (Isaiah 54:1–10)

Doing What it Takes to Get to Christ (Matt. 2:1–12)

Christ, the True Wisdom of God (Prov. 8)