My goal here is not to review the series—what I liked, what I didn’t like—but to offer four lessons that I think are a little more timeless, and lessons that point to the worst inevitabilities of bad ecclesiology.
Have our youth ministries been complicit in expressive individualism’s cancerous spread within the body of Christ?
What should a pastor do when faced with wandering sheep, those who have left the safe pastures of the local church and found themselves in dangerous territory away from the herd?
I’m convinced that every church plant needs a parent church. Stated oppositely, no church plant should be an orphan. Here are five benefits to having a “parent church.”
Church members, you should encourage your pastor.
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.