On the first Sunday of 2019, our church started a Sunday evening service. Here’s how and why we did it.
Too many sermons focus on the biblical text, but fail to exposit the main point of the scriptural passage under consideration.
Let me tell you the tale of two Baptist associations.
Preach through this Gospel and bring your people to the feet of the Messiah to understand his identity, his power, his mission, and their own mission.
Every Christian—and every pastor—has spiritually dry seasons. How do we handle them?
Even though Luke is the longest book in the New Testament, I want to encourage pastors to preach through the whole book.
Since the publication of our article on penal substitution in honor / shame cultures, there have been some questions and concerns raised about our characterization of proponents of honor / shame contextualization.
The task which I have set myself in this lecture is to focus and explicate a belief which, by and large, is a distinguishing mark of the word-wide evangelical fraternity: namely, the belief that the cross had the character of penal substitution, and that it was in virtue of this fact that it brought salvation to mankind.
The doctrine of penal substitutionary atonement keeps me sane and secure amid suffering.
As a former victim and as a pastor to the abused, I wish to look at some of the practical implications of holding to PSA.
We will never have enough songs to extol the glory of the Lamb who was slain to purchase our salvation.
The entire storyline of Scripture, the history of redemption, is the story of God providing substitutes for his people to cover their shame and bear the judgment they deserved so that they might be accepted by him.
In explaining covenantal headship to your members, it will be helpful to walk them through three closely related biblical truths: total depravity, the virgin birth, and substitutionary atonement.
As counselors, we must help our counselees see that because of Christ’s substitutionary atonement they can have relief from guilt and shame, a proper view of forgiveness, and access to the Father.
How can a church in a secular setting work toward a culture where discussing God’s wrath and substitutionary atonement isn’t frowned upon but celebrated?