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

Discipleship

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.

Why community can’t be the most important part of your church

Relationships are deeper and richer when our ultimate confidence is in Christ and not one another.

5 things every new pastor needs to remember

I cannot improve on Paul’s words to a young elder named Timothy but based on Paul’s writings I offer five lines of encouragement for you.

What elements should family worship include?  

When we are faithful to God in bringing our family together to worship, we are fulfilling the very purpose for which He created us.

You cannot coast into Christ-likeness

I emphasize that godliness is the goal of the disciplines, and when we remember this, the spiritual disciplines become a delight instead of drudgery.

Feature review: ‘In the Arena: The Promise of Sports for Christian Discipleship’

In the Arena: The Promise of Sports for Christian Discipleship (B&H 2016, $16.99), David E. Prince My sports career flamed out in freshman year of high school, but playing football, basketball, and baseball as a teenager instilled a work ethic and discipline I may not have learned anywhere else. Playing sports also helped me deal with…

Imitate spiritual heroes

By speaking the Word of God to us, sharing insights we haven’t been given, the right heroes will protect us from far more error than they may give us.