eah, yeahI know. I'm supposed to have Friday's blogpost on line by Friday morning. But I just got back from vacation last night, and this is the best I could do, with minimal effort.
What follows is John MacArthur's foreword to a brand-new biography of David Brainerd, titled David Brainerd: A Flame for God, by Vance Christie. I had the privilege of reading Christie's manuscript almost three years ago, when he sent it to John MacArthur to consider a Foreword. I loved the book and was sad when I had to turn the manuscript over to John MacArthur so that he could write the foreword. I have been eagerly awaiting its publication so that I could get a copy of my own. After three years, I was beginning to wonder if I would ever see it again. But it's now in print from Christian Focus, and well worth your time to read.
Here's what John MacArthur says about it: