Assurance of salvation only comes through repentance over a long period of time.
We preserve the faith by passing it on. We defend the gospel by making disciples.
When people visit a church they’re going to decide within the first 10 minutes whether or not they’ll ever come back.
Pastors must never tire of preaching Jesus. Pastors do not preach the words of men. They do not preach themselves. They do not preach their own wisdom or man-made techniques. They preach Christ and Him crucified.
At Boyce, expect beyond.
I wanted to help our older generation pass down these precious gems to the next generation. I also wanted the next generation to be able to take ownership of these hymns.
Relationships are deeper and richer when our ultimate confidence is in Christ and not one another.
At the end of your short-term trip, you head to the airport to return to your “normal” life, but it does not seem quite as normal as it did.
Instead of pursuing others with the gospel, we cocoon ourselves with other Christians who already know it.
Change up the way that you read the Bible.
What should church elders/leaders do if a congregation member asks for their child to be identified as transgender
Being distracted is not the biggest risk of using technology in preaching. The greater danger is missing God himself.
be careful to not find your identity in what you’re particularly good at doing.
Gospel booklets are one of the many tools we can use for evangelism.
My goal is to give you practical ideas that you can use to cultivate the discipline of leadership in your life.
Brother pastor, if you haven’t read deeply and widely in the Baptist history canon, put these giants atop your reading list.
What you’re attracted to is more influenced by the culture around you than you might realize.