We must not align ourselves with false teachers, apostate churches, or any of their ministries in any way that will confuse people about the truth of the gospel and the identity of Jesus.
Bunyan and the Puritans understood the high calling of the pastorate and were eager to protect the office. They offer a wise example for helping young men determine if they are called by God to serve as pastors today.
The book of Acts is the narrative of how God’s end-times promises have begun to be fulfilled by the risen Lord Jesus through the Spirit-empowered apostolic preaching of the gospel to all people and the establishing of local churches.
Of course, studying God’s Word is always better than not studying his Word. But the best place to do this is with fellow members from your local church.
When it comes to ethical conflicts facing local churches, we need to carefully distinguish categories of “may” (permissible), “should/should not” (advisable), and “must” (obligatory).
On the first Sunday of 2019, our church started a Sunday evening service. Here’s how and why we did it.
Too many sermons focus on the biblical text, but fail to exposit the main point of the scriptural passage under consideration.
Let me tell you the tale of two Baptist associations.
Preach through this Gospel and bring your people to the feet of the Messiah to understand his identity, his power, his mission, and their own mission.
Every Christian—and every pastor—has spiritually dry seasons. How do we handle them?
Even though Luke is the longest book in the New Testament, I want to encourage pastors to preach through the whole book.
Since the publication of our article on penal substitution in honor / shame cultures, there have been some questions and concerns raised about our characterization of proponents of honor / shame contextualization.
The task which I have set myself in this lecture is to focus and explicate a belief which, by and large, is a distinguishing mark of the word-wide evangelical fraternity: namely, the belief that the cross had the character of penal substitution, and that it was in virtue of this fact that it brought salvation to mankind.
The doctrine of penal substitutionary atonement keeps me sane and secure amid suffering.
As a former victim and as a pastor to the abused, I wish to look at some of the practical implications of holding to PSA.