For the Truth.
For the Church.
For the World.
For the Glory of God.

Discipleship

6 things every Christian needs to know about sanctification

Sanctification is part recognizing that our redemption has been accomplished by Christ, and part realizing that our redemption is being applied by the Spirit.

Why your personality shapes everything you do in ministry

As we rise with him, even our personalities are redeemed and regenerated and renewed and reformatted.

Why every pastor needs to become a better listener

The profile of a good listener is the opposite of the proverbial fool: patient, energetic, focused.

Does my church have to choose between Sunday school and small groups?

The church should be a place where training and growth occur so that Christians flourish.

31 questions to ask for a more Christ-centered 2018

Use these questions as a tool to craft more intentional New Year’s resolutions.

3 reasons to not skip the “boring” parts of the Bible

There are no unimportant words in Scripture. So let us delight in them and preach them all.

Take up your cross, put down your phone, and follow me

5 tips to follow Jesus in a hyper-distracted world

How can I know that my child is saved?

While we are not God and cannot see the heart, certain evidence can help us discern the legitimacy of a child or teenager’s profession of faith.

Don’t waste your leisure

Scripture clearly forbids laziness, but does not forbid leisure time. After God finished creating the world and everything in it, he rested.

The best way to defend the gospel is passing it on

We preserve the faith by passing it on. We defend the gospel by making disciples.

Hospitality is not an optional ministry

Ministry is hospitality, and hospitality that is more than an event. It is simply the Christian way of life.