Minister that word and do not rely much at all on the “mechanics” of what you read from.
Denying the perseverance of the saints has absolutely devastating consequences.
A missionary’s only hope is found in Christ and in his providential and sovereign work in the world.
We have catered to our congregations for so long without calling followers of Christ to die to their own preferences for the sake of others.
When church leaders begin to rely on their own abilities, arrogance builds, especially when the church grows.
Our aim is to make sure all feel safe and comfortable to return. This will differ from church to church and situation to situation.
I want to call my Baptist brothers and sisters to recover this time-honored method of teaching children (and adults) biblical doctrine.
While Bonhoeffer’s context of persecution is far removed from our context of social distancing and self-isolation, our inability to gather provides us with a fresh lens to consider his words.
Brothers, make some intentional plans today to improve your sermon preparation.
Much of our improvement in preaching will come by improving our preparation.
May we speak slowly and listen carefully, so that many souls be preserved by churches who abide by patient peacemaking.
It is amazing the progress we can make over our unnecessary speech fillers once we own them and begin to focus on working ourselves out of them.
Preaching is the overwhelming witness of Scripture as the means of communicating the words of God.
As a Christian, I love the Psalms. As an academic, I study them. But as a pastor, I need them.
Without Easter Sunday, Good Friday is just another Friday. It is Jesus’s resurrection that secured our resurrection (Col 2:12).
The Bible’s authentic textual history won’t be confirmed by sensational discoveries. It will be confirmed by patient study and analysis of the evidence.
You can trust everything the Bible says about the Christian life. But these nine are among those the Bible emphasizes most often.
How should we make decisions about worship, ordinances, and livestreams when our churches are unable to gather in person?