Some Reflections Growing Out Of The Recent Epidemic Of Influenza That Afflicted Our City

By Francis Grimke | 03.27.2020

Francis Grimke delivered this sermon on Sunday, November 3, 1918 at the Fifteenth Street Presbyterian Church in Washington, D. C. after the outbreak of the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic.

Gone and Back Again: My Departure and Return to the Immigrant Church

By Jonathan Szeto | 03.27.2020

At a large meeting with fellow pastors, I struck up a conversation with the man sitting next to me. We shared about our families and the churches we serve. After describing my immigrant church context, he shot me a look of astonishment. “Whoa. It sounds like you have multiple churches meeting in one building. I […]

An Open Letter to a New Christian

By Sam Emadi | 03.26.2020

Obedience is costly and the road of perseverance is long. But God, in his kindness, does not want you to walk this road alone.

4 Ways to Care for Fearful Church Members

By Jonathan Rourke | 03.25.2020

This present struggle will pass, but it’s just a matter of time before the next one comes. In preparation, let’s be stewards of this current crisis.

Why Complementarians Should Be “First Responders” Against Abuse

By Jonathan Leeman | 03.25.2020

If we’re going to fight to preserve God-given authority, then we must also fight its abuses.

Pastoring Amid Pandemic (Part 2): Counsel from a Pastor in Italy

By Matt Johnston | 03.23.2020

if the virus continues to make headway, the normal rhythms of life will continue to be thrown off and unique shepherding opportunities will abound. We should be alert.

Biblical Manhood and Womanhood—Or Christlikeness?

By Jonathan Leeman | 03.20.2020

It has become a common trope to argue that Bible calls us to Christlikeness, not biblical manhood and womanhood. This is a category error.

Pastoring Amid Pandemic: Counsel from a Pastor in China

By Mark Collins | 03.18.2020

We are asking that God would use what others see as a great calamity to bring about a great awakening.

25 Hymns to Sing in Troubled Times

By Matt Merker | 03.15.2020

In a time of uncertainty, what should we sing?

How DC Churches Responded When the Government Banned Public Gatherings During the Spanish Flu of 1918

By Caleb Morell | 03.12.2020

The influenza of 1918 provides an example of how churches in Washington DC responded to a public health crisis and government orders to close churches

Does the Book of Acts Teach Spontaneous Baptisms?

By Caleb Morell | 03.10.2020

The claim that Acts demonstrates a uniform pattern of spontaneous baptisms is overstated.

Expositional Imposters (Expanded)

By Mike Gilbart-Smith | 9Marks Journal: Expositional Preaching | 03.09.2020

Here are 12 kinds of sermons that appear to be expositional, but actually aren’t.

A Theological Framework for Buildings and Renovations

By John Henderson | 03.06.2020

The Lord uses our unity, Christ-centered lives, and proclamation of the gospel to bear witness to the world. It helps when we have a place where people can walk in from the street and actually witness our unity, Christ-centered lives, and gospel proclamation.

5 Reasons You Should Preach through 1 Thessalonians

By Nick Gatzke | 03.02.2020

First Thessalonians is immensely practical and wonderfully motivating. It paints the picture of the grandeur of God and the glory of the gospel. Your church will benefit greatly.

Brothers, Preach Your Heart Out — No Matter How Few People Are in the Room

By Tim Counts | 02.28.2020

Brothers, it bears repeating because we can be so tempted to believe otherwise: the value of preaching Christ is not dependent on the number of your listeners.