“Listening is Another Way of Saying, ‘I Love You.'”

By C. John “Jack” Miller My belief is that comparatively few leaders in the church today are really sharp listeners. I know I have an ongoing struggle with listening, especially when issues are being considered that are very important to me. I get afraid that the wrong ideas will prevail. …

“Preach the Gospel to Yourself”—Jerry Bridges & Jack Miller

Jerry Bridges, Vice President of the Navigators, explained how Jack taught him what it means to “preach the gospel to yourself.” After encountering Jack, Bridges’s teaching and writing began to change significantly from his classic The Pursuit of Holiness published in 1978 to The Discipline of Grace: God’s Role and …

“Finished Work” — April 7, 2021 Sermon for Ann Marie (Myer) Graham

To give due credit, I found a sermon Jack Miller preached three decades ago by the same title—“Finished Work”—immensely helpful to me during this trying time. While my Mom was in Hospice, I listened to Jack’s sermon and read thru and meditated upon the book of Ecclesiastes three or four …

How Jack Miller Became a Trinitarian

Pastor and theologian Jack Miller (1928–1996) is best known for saying, “Cheer up! You are far worse than you think” and “Cheer up! God’s grace is greater than you’ve ever dared hope.” These were lessons that Jack learned repeatedly throughout his life. When Christian leaders came to Jack for help, …

Absolutely Convinced Jesus is Coming Back—Easter Sermon by Jack Miller

Saturday, I urgently jumped in my car to make my way from Mount Juliet, Tennessee to Bayou La Batre, Alabama. Mom (Ann Graham) was being transferred from hospital to hospice. Though I had spent a week with her earlier this month, I didn’t know what to expect or if I …