Pastor Jay provides a reason as to why he benefits from the annual G3 Conference. Reserve your seats at

It’s Not the Doctrine of Justification by Faith Alone that Saves—It’s Christ Who Saves — “In this brief clip from his teaching series Justified by Faith Alone, R.C. Sproul reminds us that it’s not the doctrine of justification by faith alone that saves—it’s Christ who saves.”

Paige Patterson Fired by Southwestern, Stripped of Retirement Benefits — “A week after trustees voted to immediately shift Paige Patterson to ‘president emeritus’ at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS), the board’s executive committee has stripped the Southern Baptist stalwart of all ‘benefits, rights and privileges.'”

The Revoice Conference and the Hope of Every Sinner — Owen Strachan writes the following, “There will be no ‘queer treasure’ in the New Jerusalem. There will be nothing unholy in the celestial city, nothing sinful that will be brought to the worship of the crucified and resurrected Lord of the church. There is no righteousness in a believer, a truly born-again Christian, identifying as ‘bisexual.'”

Don’t Leave Jesus Out of Your Marriage — “This is what makes Christian marriages essentially different. All around the world and in every faith and every culture people get married. But only Christians get to understand marriage as being saturated with Jesus. Only Christians get to enthrone Jesus at the center of marriage. Only Christians get to see and experience the real thing.”

$5 Friday: Apologetics, Calvinism, & Ethics — Some good book options for you this week.

This week on the DBG Blog:

Graciousness — John Crotts: I reviewed the new book by John Crotts – one that would be good for the entire church to read.

Because I’m a Christian: In this post, I sought to explain some basic privileges and joys that I enjoy as a Christian that often are overlooked or become nothing more than a check box routine for those outside of the faith.