As part of the “informing and equipping” mission of the Presbyterian Lay Committee, we will periodically update this area of the Web site with useful ministry resources. Links also will be posted to the Layman Online home page highlighting particular toolbox items and directing users to this area. If you have an equipping resource you’d like to share with our readers, please forward the information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equipping Section (an ongoing resource printed in The Layman)
NEW to the Equipping Toolbox! updated 9/23/14
Mother Teresa, spoke to commissioners at the 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) in 1988, challenging many to re-think their views about abortion.
The Gospel Coalition’s 2014 Women’s Conference is now available on Vimeo.Enjoy learning from dozens of workshops, plenary addresses from Nehemiah, and other resources captured at this remarkable event.
Listen as Carmen participates in a discussion on “Hearing God’s Voice in a Noisy World” on Innovate 4 Jesus
Read Carmen’s comments on “Should the Church be a Safe Place?” on Innovate 4 Jesus
From the Foundation for Reformed Theology: Bibliographies for the study of Reformed theology by the seminars of the Foundation for Reformed Theology
Ligonier’s 2014 National Conference — Overcoming the World: Being a Christian in a Post-Christian Culture (Watch the entire conference online for free)
Carmen on The Janet Mefferd Show (3/5/14): Carmen and Janet discuss Zionism Unsettled (interview begins at the 20:11 mark)
Carmen on The Janet Mefferd Show (12/26/12): Guest host Dr. Alex McFarland talks with Carmen (interview beings at the 20:25 mark)
“Erosion Alert: How Firm Is Your Foundation?” Sermon by Carmen Fowler LaBerge at First Presbyterian Church of Bonita Springs, Fla.
Podcast by Carmen Fowler LaBerge, “When Churches Lose Footing,” The Vital Connection.
“How We Got Here” Presentation by Carmen Fowler LaBerge at Westminster PC, Lubbock, TX
Sermon: “Living into the Upward Calling,” (MP3 audio download) by Carmen Fowler LaBerge, preached 11/11/12
Sermon: “Hallowed be thy name” by Carmen Fowler LaBerge, preached 9/9/12
Why the Ascension of Jesus Matters: Tony Reinke interviews Gerrit Scott Dawson, senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and author of Jesus Ascended: The Meaning of Christ’s Continuing Incarnation (P&R, 2004), a standard theological work on the topic, and Jonny Woodrow, pastor, theologian, and director of the Porterbrook Network headquartered in the United Kingdom. He is the author of a fantastic little book just released under the title Ascension: Humanity in the Presence of God (Christian Focus, 2013), a book he co-authored with Tim Chester.
Jesus the King: John Stonestreet interviews Dr. Timothy Keller, who defends the historical trustworthiness of the Gospels, and unpacks the cosmic implications of Christ’s resurrection.
The Gospel Coalition 2013 National Conference: 78 talks are now available online. All of this content is free to be used and shared around the world
Ligonier’s 2012 National Conference on The Christian Mind, March 15-17
Sproul: ‘Your life will tell me what you think in your heart’ (Listen)
Our favorite equipping resources
Bible reading plans
Tim Keller’s New City Catechism
Is faith in Christ optional or an operating premise for salvation?
by Robert A.J. Gagnon, Ph.D.
How to spot a health church in 30 seconds (01/14/2011)
Known Only to God - Sermon by Alan Wisdom (01/6/2011)
Why truth matters (10-29-10)
Biblically-faithful, supplementary notes on Horizon’s “Journeys Through Revelation”
(Lessons 1 & 2 available now. Additional lessons will be posted each month)
Review of Logos Bible software (9-21-10)
A rap for learning the Greek alphabet (9-21-10)
McNeal offers mission leadership advice (6-25-10)
Conference tackles tough questions (4-27-10)
RTS offers free content on iTunes (2-9-10)
Purpose Driven Presbyterians (1-25-10)
Spiritual Gifts inventory (1-25-10)
The Truth Project (1-25-10)
A Primer in Reformed Theology (1-14-10)
Luasanne Fellowship (1-9-10)
A gamer-friendly way to read The Bible (12-22-09)
The Manhattan Declaration (11-24-09)
U.S. Marriage Index (11-17-09)
Donated Bibles help spread the Gospel (10-16-09)