Being a good neighbor is a crucial component to being a faithful evangelist. We should all aspire to be gospel neighbors.
While reading this book on biblical theology, you will taste and see something of the wonder and awe and profound privilege of being able to know and love Jesus Christ as he has been revealed in all the Holy Scriptures.
Nowadays, local denominational associations are passé. But it wasn’t always that way.
Christian, you have an assigned task from Jesus and it involves at least two things: helping fellow church members make it to heaven and getting the gospel into the next generation.
When pastoring the suffering and depressed, Spurgeon seemed most often to have focused people on Christ crucified as the Man of Sorrows.
We’ve gone mad trying to unlock what everyone since the days of the apostles hasn’t discovered yet: the perfect formula for explosive, exponential kingdom growth.
The goal is for every church to be faithful—in doctrinal purity, in guarding the membership, in active gospel ministry. In this, Spurgeon and the Metropolitan Tabernacle remain a model for pastors and churches today.
If you can get a culture of care started today, you’ll be ready when suffering and tragedy come.
This book offers a thoughtful pushback against the pragmatic ministry mindset.
I might disagree with Piper on women teaching in seminaries, but before I scream “Injustice!” I should recognize that this is a jagged-line issue, and he can make a different yet still reasonable judgment than me.
Pastors in particular will benefit from Edwards, as they gain a clearer view of God, settle into a particular and important historical milieu, and consider his wisdom on a vast number of subjects.
Cutting-edge music, artistic videos, and clever illustrations can build a crowd, but God’s Word is what the Holy Spirit uses to build a church.
God’s discipline of his people is an integral part of the Bible’s entire storyline, from Eden to the new creation.
In recent years, the number of churches committed to exercising biblical church discipline seems to be increasing.
I’ve never met a growing and mature Christian who doesn’t regularly attend a gospel-preaching church.