Considerate pastors understand what they are inheriting before people stop introducing them as the “new pastor.”
Evangelicals have been debating manhood and womanhood for decades, and the conflict shows no signs of subsiding.
John of Damascus (676-749) is a model for how rich theology fuels Christian evangelism.
To suggest that an author other than Moses wrote Deuteronomy 34 by no means undermines Mosaic authorship of the Pentateuch or the inspiration of Scripture.
The Christ who died and lives forever and ever tells Christians to Fear Not.
One of the best decisions I have ever made for the benefit of my family and ministry has been to commit to a day off every week.
Confessions of faith should function as guardrails, not a straightjacket.
We all hold systems of theology that are prone to particular doctrinal deficiencies.
In the spirit of trying to encourage the effective use of illustrations, here are eight places to look for them.
Only by God’s kind, saving, and sanctifying grace can anyone attain the characteristics, competencies, and commitments of a faithful missionary.
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.