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Tim Bayly

Tim spent ten years as a pastor in the PC(USA), twenty in the PCA, and now is a member of Evangel Presbytery. He is the vice president of New Geneva Academy and the author of Daddy Tried, The Grace of Shame, Church Reformed, Elders Reformed, and The Helpful Marriage Book.

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Sheep may safely graze (3)

Schafe können sicher weiden J. S. Bach Schafe können sicher weiden             Sheep may safely graze and pasture Wo ein guter Hirte wacht.                    In a watchful shepherd’s sight. (Third in a series.) Previously, I stated our thesis:... read more

All Scripture is God-breathed (5)

Translations are like women. Si elles sont belles, elles sont infidèles, mais si elles sont fidèles, elles ne sont pas belles.1 (Fifth in a series.) For several decades now, Evangelical Bible scholars translating Scripture have proven themselves women lacking the male... read more

The peaceable discipline of presbyterian polity

(Note from TB: A dear brother I’ve gained a deep trust and affection for over the many years we worked together in the PCA recently passed on to me this devotional he once gave to his fellow PCA stated clerks. I asked if we could publish it here, and he kindly... read more

Sheep may safely graze (2)

Schafe können sicher weiden J. S. Bach Schafe können sicher weiden             Sheep may safely graze and pasture Wo ein guter Hirte wacht.                    In a watchful shepherd’s sight. (Second in a series.) It must be said repeatedly that the souls of the... read more

Sheep may safely graze (1)

  Schafe können sicher weiden J. S. Bach Schafe können sicher weiden           Sheep may safely graze and pasture Wo ein guter Hirte wacht.                 In a watchful shepherd’s sight.   (First in a series.) The meaning of “pastor” is... read more

All Scripture is God-breathed (4)

(Fourth in a series.) One objection I want to respond to in connection with this series is the scandal readers may experience when reading that our modern Bible products “gag God” and “delete God’s Words.” Why put it so harshly?... read more

The kindness of the Lord: a pastor’s life (12)

(Twelfth in a series.) You may notice I’ve changed the picture heading this series of posts. I thought it would be good for readers to be able to see the church-house of the congregation I’m describing. At times in this series, I’d like to tell other... read more

How to preach, Part 1

What does it take to make a godly preacher? Pastors Tim and Jake begin to open it up with Nathan in this episode, the first in a four part series. Note: for anyone paying attention, we goofed and referred to the cathedral of Bonn, when we meant Cologne. Aspiring... read more

The kindness of the Lord: a pastor’s life (11)

(Eleventh in a series.) In the last account of the kindness of God that led to my repentance and the reform of Rosedale Presbyterian Church—my first parish out of seminary—I wrote that my wife Mary Lee and I noted and took great joy in our new elder, Don Jerred, being... read more

How to spot a fake leader

How do you spot a fake leader? Out of Our Minds may be out of our minds, but we have some thoughts! Aspiring pastors, check out New Geneva Academy! Support our work: Support us here! Subscribe here! Download the episode at a separate link... read more

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