Baptists disciplined for non-attendance because they believed attendance was part of the covenant obligations of church membership. Here’s a brief history.
Pastor, your time is purchased so that you can lead your people in helpless faithfulness.
I write not as a mere observer or sympathized, but as a father and a pastor who prays for his own wayward children. How desperately I long for them to embrace the faith they were taught.
Paul wanted to reach the unreached. This was a matter of urgency for him, as it should be for our churches. But was that Paul’s primary motivation in missions? Perhaps … keep reading…
This work of “hedging and fencing” is what keeps the church distinct from the world. And as the pastor of the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Spurgeon saw it was one of his chief duties.
I hope the following eight “tips” will help preachers delight in the Scriptures as they prepare to preach—and persevere!—through its biggest books.
So in 2021, in a largely unchurched and post-Christian European country, why make confessions a regular rhythm in church life?
Jonathan Leeman reflects on the recent and popular project of “deconstructing” evangelicalism.
Don’t “Waffle House” your preaching text.
The Trinity is one of the most central and crucial Christian doctrines; it is also one of the least prooftext-able.
Editor’s note: We asked the question, “What songs should churches sing that teach their people sound doctrine?” Below, we’ve recorded several responses. * * * * * Matt Merker “Hark! The Herald … keep reading…
Though we intuitively think of prayer as something we do to God, the trinitarian dynamics of prayer tell us just the opposite; more than anything, prayer is something God does to us.
Week after week, across the globe, the vision of Revelation 4–5 is fulfilled as congregations praise one God in three persons, our Maker, our Redeemer, our Reward.
What you believe about how God reveals himself to us will impact what kind of church you build.
You cannot share the gospel of Jesus without mentioning the reality of sin. When we do, we deceive people about what the gospel is.