Archive for the ‘Past Secret Church Highlight’ Category

  1. Book Recommendations from Secret Church 14


    Book Recommendations from Secret Church 14

    Posted on April 22nd, 2014 by David B.

    Here’s Pastor David’s list of recommended resources  from  Secret Church 14 . These books can be a great way to dig deeper into some of the topics discussed during our recent simulcast. Since this year’s topic, “The Cross and Everyday Life,” covers a whole host of issues, we’ve listed these resources by category. On the Gospel-Centered Life … J.I. Packer,  Knowing God John Piper,  Desiring God A.W. Tozer,  The Pursuit of God On the Gospel and Life … J.D. Greear,  Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary C.J. Mahaney,  Living the Cross-Centered Life John Stott,  The Cross of Christ On Sanctification … Jerry Brides,  The Pursuit of Holiness Jerry Bridges,  The Discipline of Grace Kevin DeYoung,  The Hole in our Holiness Kevin DeYoung,  Just Do Something: A Liberating Approach to Finding God’s Will J.P. Moreland,  Love God with All Your Mind David Platt,  Follow Me On Spiritual Disciplines … D.A. Carson, For the (Continue reading…)

  2. Drink from the Fire Hydrant. Digest Later.

    Posted on March 14th, 2014 by Jonathan L.

    REGISTER TODAY  for the upcoming simulcast, “The Cross and Everyday Life.”

  3. Past Prayer Focus Update

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    Past Prayer Focus Update

    Posted on February 18th, 2014 by Jonathan L.

    Last Secret Church (and then throughout the month of April), we focused our prayers on the Hui of China . The Hui number at least 13 million people, spread throughout the country. The overarching theme of our prayers was that the gospel would penetrate and transform their hearts, because, as we learned last year “To be Hui is to be Muslim.” In a recent meeting of people ministering among the Hui, the affect of our prayers last April was evident! Listen to this report from someone who is serving among the Hui and attended the meeting: One Hui church (Continue reading…)

  4. Being “Filled with the Spirit”

    Posted on October 17th, 2013 by Jonathan L.

    What Does it Mean to Be Filled with the Spirit? from David Platt . In this clip, Pastor David Platt explores the biblical teaching on what it means to be “filled with the Spirit.” To view Secret Church 5, “Exploring the Holy Spirit,” in its entirety and have access to the accompanying material (manuscript and study guide), click here .

  5. The Insanity of God - Free for Kindle!

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    The Insanity of God – Free for Kindle!

    Posted on October 4th, 2013 by Jonathan L.

    Nik Ripken was one of our guests at Secret Church a couple of years ago. He has recently released a compelling book about his experience reaching people for Christ in one of the most hostile environments on earth. We are happy to say that starting today, you can get his whole book, The Insanity of God, FREE of charge on Kindle . Below is a short description. The Insanity of God is the personal and lifelong journey of an ordinary couple from rural Kentucky who thought they were going on just your ordinary missionary pilgrimage, but discovered it would be (Continue reading…)

  6. What is Blasphemy Against the Holy Spirit?

    Posted on October 3rd, 2013 by Jonathan L.

    Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit is sternly warned against in Matthew 12:31-32. If you’ve ever wondered whether or not you have committed this unforgivable sin, be encouraged by this clip, from Secret Church 5: Exploring the Holy Spirit . In it, Pastor David Platt talks about what blaspheming the Holy Spirit means. He then goes on to emphasize the importance of the contrary posture – desperation for the Spirit.

  7. God and Evil

    Posted on September 12th, 2013 by Jonathan L.

    How can God be both all powerful and all good, and evil exist in the world? David Platt addresses this age old question, widely known as the problem of evil, in “Secret Church 4: Who Is God?” To view SC 4 in its entirety, click here . To purchase DVDs or study guides from our online store, click here .

  8. Did Old Testament Saints Believe In Christ?

    Posted on August 22nd, 2013 by Jonathan L.

    Pastor David explores the question of how how people under the old covenant were saved before Jesus came incarnate. Go  here  to view Secret Church 9, “The Body of Christ,” in its entirety.

  9. The Will Of God

    Posted on August 15th, 2013 by Jonathan L.

    Pastor David Platt teaching on the complexity of understanding God’s will. To view this teaching in its entirety, go to Secret Church 4: Who is God on our website, .

  10. What is Blasphemy Against the Holy Spirit?

    Posted on August 8th, 2013 by Jonathan L.

    Pastor David Platt discusses blasphemy against the Spirit, what actually happens when someone commits this sin, and why this particular sin is unforgivable. To view this teaching in its entirety, watch Secret Church 5: Exploring the Holy Spirit , on our website, .