Gospel

How the Manger Mocks Death

Christ’s treading over death turned the once feared enemy into an object of jeering. As Christ rose from the dead, so every dying believer, in their resurrection, proclaims his overwhelming victory.

Elizabeth the Faithful: A Brief Reflection on the Queen

Having been born in the mid-1950s, Elizabeth II (1926–2022) is the only monarch I have ever had. And so, it is very strange to hear the time-hallowed refrain, “The Queen is dead. Long live the King!”

5 Glorious Lessons in Evangelism from a Pastor Named Ichabod

Though his ministry took place in a distant place and time, Ichabod Spencer has helped me profoundly as both a pastor and an evangelist.

The Holy Spirit’s Crucial Role in Penal Substitutionary Atonement

From beginning to end and through every step of the way, the Holy Spirit was active in Christ’s penal substitutionary atonement.

5 Puritan Prescriptions for Gospel-Centered Preaching

Puritans weren’t content merely to defend doctrine from the pulpit; they sought to apply truth in the pews by engaging the hearts of their hearers.

The Sinful Roots of Anger

If we describe our anger merely as sin, we will not gain the insight necessary for overcoming it.

Nine Guidelines for Counseling Suicidal People

While you can’t solve all the problems a suicidal person faces, you can pleadingly and prayerfully point him to the One who can, and you can commit to walking with him through his struggles.

What Do You Say to Someone Who Says, “I Love Jesus, but Not the Church”?

The church—which was created by God, bought by Jesus, and empowered by the Holy Spirit—exists to reflect God’s indescribable love.

The Gospel and the Natural Law

The natural law is an essential pillar in a Christian ethic that hopes to be faithful to the gospel in its public witness.

Author Interviews – Jeremy Pierre | “God With Us”

Jeremy Pierre | “God With Us”

Do the Gospels Borrow from Pagan Myths?

Connections between pagan practices and later patterns in Christian worship or holiday celebrations may be interesting—but these links have nothing to do with whether New Testament accounts of the life of Jesus are historically accurate.

Author Interviews – William F. Cook “Jesus’s Final Week”

Author Interview

How Do We Process the Scariest Passage in All of Scripture?

For the true Christian, the question is not “Am I perfect?” (Christ’s imputed righteousness has already met that need), but “Do I know Jesus?” Or better still, “Does Jesus know me?”

Christ Rescued Haykin from the Clutches of Marxism

“In the face of such fears, Marxism proved to be helpless and could give me no comfort.”

Galatians Is the Antidote to Legalism and Antinomianism

I haven’t grown past my need to walk on a path paved with the grace-saturated words of this letter. I suspect I’m not alone, so here are six reasons I’ll never be able to leave Galatians behind.

Keep the Main Thing in View: New Book Helps Us Share the Gospel with Compassion and Conviction

Every solid book on evangelism is a welcomed addition to the table, but Invitation is particularly helpful because it provides both theory and practice.

Author Interviews – Timothy Beougher “Invitation to Evangelism”

A conversation with Timothy Beougher about his new book, “Invitation To Evangelism: Sharing The Gospel With Conviction And Compassion”

What Does the Atonement Mean for You?

There is no greater news than this: Christ Jesus, as God the Son incarnate, perfectly meets our need before God by his obedient life and substitutionary death.