A “once saved, always saved” motif that doesn’t understand conversion and its vital connection to a church shouldn’t comfort anyone in any way.
Hey pastor, here’s some language I use to help my people understand how the gospel relates to our life together as a single congregation with a single gathering (no multiple services or sites).
How do you grow your church? It’s a question every pastor or church leader asks, a question in which almost every Christian is interested.
There’s a lot that the church in Africa can learn from our brethren in the West—and vice versa.
The Bible’s speed limit signs are posted everywhere, but our focus on numbers and fast growth causes us to speed right by them.
Why preach Obadiah? Because your people need to bask in the comfort that God will bring justice to those who target the innocent.
Baptism is an authorized declaration of the credibility of someone’s confession, not just a private judgment about whether we think someone is a Christian.
Has anyone had a church member recently ask, “Hey, when are you going to finally preach a series through Amos?”
In every case, a church ought to be careful, weeding through words to attempt to discern the motivation behind a profession of faith―in other words, its credibility.
Even in life’s most tragic moments, Christians can be thankful for the local church.
If we aim to preach Christ in our churches, then we must preach about what he endured and overcame on the cross.
We asked pastors from around the world a simple question: what books did you read in 2018 that helped you be a better pastor?
Joel reaches all the way back to the curses of the Old Covenant and then all the way forward to anticipate the fulfillment of the New Covenant. It walks us from the Pentateuch to Revelation.
While caring for those who are suffering, many pastors are tempted to feel overwhelmed and under-qualified. If that’s you, pastor, here are five things to remember.