How do you care for the singles of your church without them feeling like they’re attending a Christian speed-dating event?
May we faithfully consider how to leverage “age and stage” for gospel purposes while avoiding the prevalent pitfalls.
It’s best not to think of children’s ministry as part of the church. Instead, think of it as a mission field.
Community building is a fruitful but risky strategy for a church. They can encourage members but also morph into cul-de-sacs of complacency.
‘The Case for Christian Nationalism’ trades the beatific vision for Bible verses at the DMV.
The Lord has entrusted great wealth to Christians in the developed West. We must steward this money well.
We want our kids to know that the church is for them, Jesus is for them, and eternal life is for them, so let’s speak to them in our sermons.
John Piper was recently asked, “How can American pastors begin to prepare the churches for persecution?”
How should church leaders respond to those embroiled in the age of self?
Are we over-programming or over-complicating what is actually required to help men and women learn to “speak the truth in love”?
Joe Rigney offers some critiques of Jonathan Leeman’s recent article “‘Christian Nationalism’ Misrepresents Jesus, So We Should Reject It”
How well do you treat other Christians with whom you disagree theologically?
Christian nationalism doesn’t push forward toward the eschaton, but backward toward the old covenant. It’s anti-new covenant. It nominalizes Christianity and, within a generation, undermines it altogether.
Many of us fondly remember John Piper’s “Brothers, We Are Not Professionals”. But there’s another type of professionalism that is manifestly not what Piper intended to criticize. It is the day-to-day pursuit of excellence in ministry.