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How to Engage the Culture Like the Earliest Christians

Church History professor Stephen Presley sat down with Jonathan Pennington at the Bookstore at Southern to discuss his recent book Cultural Sanctification: Engaging the World like the Early Church.

How Pastors Can Glorify Christ, Every Way

Packer’s parting message to the church is a call to action and a profound challenge and responsibility for her shepherds.

How Can a Counselor Glorify Christ in Every Way?

Through the Word exemplified in our lives, and proclaimed through our lips, biblical counselors seek to help counselees be transformed into the image of Jesus.

Glorify Christ in Everything… Including Singing!

Drawing upon the Lord’s good gifts, Christian singing combines glorious truth, passionate melody, and unifying rhythm.

How Can I Treat Church Staff Well?

There are a few things that I’ve learned through the years that have helped me manage, befriend, encourage, and serve the Lord with my staff.

The Importance of Self-Leadership

Leaders must care for the spiritual, emotional, relational, physical, intellectual, and practical dimensions of their lives—not only for their own spiritual and personal flourishing but also for the flourishing of those around them.

How to Handle Church Staff Conflict

A church staff working together in harmony and loving one another for God’s glory is a crucial ingredient to a healthy church.

3 Big Questions on Protestants and Natural Law

Rightly understood, natural law can explain how general and special revelation support one another. But sometimes theologians appeal to natural law at the expense of Scripture.

How Does Biblical Theology Impact Preaching?

When we preach from the scriptures, we need to pay attention to where we are in the biblical story.

So, Seriously, What Is Biblical Theology?

The coherent and progressive nature of biblical revelation will enable readers to trace biblical themes and teachings, to notice development of earlier texts and concepts, and to situate the passage in question within the redemptive-historical arc of Scripture.

Why Covenant Theology Matters for Baptists Today

To defend our views on regenerate membership, congregational polity, and religious liberty, we can look back at our rich tradition and learn from how Baptists in the past articulated these views based upon a distinct covenant theology.

5 Preaching Tips from the Puritans

If these points seem obvious, it’s because they became so dominant in Puritanism and many of us are downstream from the tradition.

How Can Your Church Use Easter for Evangelism?

If an unbeliever were to attend a church service, it would most likely be at Christmas or Easter. How can we prepare our churches for an evangelistic harvest this Easter? Let me suggest five ways.

Using the Jesus Method to Witness to Your Muslim Neighbor

During Jesus’s earthly ministry, he asked brilliant questions. Whenever Jesus asks a question, he makes a point or moves the discussion to another level.

12 Unexpected Ways the Kentucky Baptist Convention Changed (and Currently Changes) My Life

I recognized how Baptist associations have stood behind all the major ministry roles I’ve undertaken in one way or another. Here is a snapshot of twelve ways the Kentucky Baptist Convention and affiliated local associations, have blessed me:

Preaching for the Long Haul

Sermon preparation is hard work, but the word of God and the fruit God produces through the preaching of his word are worthy of that labor invested in it.

Bookstore Event | An Interview with Dr. Stephen Wellum on his new Systematic Theology

Dr. Gregg Allison interviews Stephen Wellum about his new book Systematic Theology: From Canon to Concept

5 Things a Pastor Should Consider When Using a Commentary

Pastors today have access to countless resources and commentaries to help aid in their preparation, but that raises the question how should a pastor use a commentary?