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Young Pastor, Your Ministry Heroes May Be Right There in Your Church

We should all be Timothy and Paul. That is the Kingdom of God. Disciples making disciples and the faithful learning from the faithful.

Dear Church: Jesus Is God, So Please Don’t Call Him the First and Greatest Created Being

In life we can be confused about many issues and not know many things, but to be confused about who Jesus is and what he has done and to not know him as Lord and Savior is a life and death issue.

Does the BF&M Allow for Female Associate Pastors?

The short answer is that it identifies only two offices and categorically limits the pastoral office to qualified men. The basis of this limitation is not arbitrary but based on God’s design as it is revealed in Scripture.

10 Ways Pastors Can Foster a Love for Church Attendance within the Congregation

It requires patience to lead a congregation to see itself as body, family, temple, and bride—not an optional religious organization to make them feel better about themselves.

The Church Desperately Needs Good Christology

There is no greater need for the church today than to think rightly about Jesus.

Missions Travel during a Pandemic? 3 Ways to Count the Cost

We look forward to the day when decisions about short-term trips are made comparatively simply, but we’re not there yet, so we need wisdom.

Yours, till Heaven: New Book by SBTS Alum Delves into the Romance of Charles and Susie Spurgeon

“I know of no other couple in Christian history who loved one another more demonstratively than Charles and Susie Spurgeon.”

Can We Love Theology More Than God?

In theology, we are seeking to grow in our knowledge of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. It is not merely abstract knowledge.

Want to Know Your (Spiritual) Family’s History? Then Read What They Wrote

While we may grasp the need for running to Scripture as the source for our faith and practice, where are we looking for our family history?

Are You a Church Revitalizer?

Discerning God’s call is often a difficult, and prayer-filled, endeavor.

Does God Still Speak Through Dreams? (Part 2)

If dreams are valid today, they must be coupled with gospel proclamation. Any replacement of the gospel with dreams undermines the very economy of salvation God has revealed in Scripture.

Does God Still Speak through Dreams? (Part 1)

The answer requires nuance, a full look at Scripture, and especially attention to the changes between the old covenant and the new.

What Does the Bible Say about Itself and Why Is That So Important?

Either he speaks, or we guess.

Do We Really Get Rewards in Heaven?

Jesus never contrasts different amounts of heavenly rewards for those who inherit God’s kingdom.

New Book: Be Slow to Talk and Slow to Tweet

It’s always a good time for a new book on our communications struggles and how Christ empowers us to overcome them.

Church Plants Need Pastors, Not Entrepreneurs

Credit for the success of any church plant is a zero-sum game.

Churches Should Not Only Go, They Should Stay

Missionaries need more than sending churches. They need a host of staying churches who will remain spiritual mothers in the days, months, and years ahead.

Faithful Christian Service Lines Up with Faithful Christology

Jesus calls us to delight in the mundane for his glory and to reflect his heart to serve. How does service reorder our lives?