Liberalism is a heresy of evangelicalism. Evangelicals often miss this point.
It’s not just, or even mainly, my wrongly ordered love of the sheep that pulls me toward liberalism. Even more powerful is my love of self.
Our churches can give the gospel a black eye, or they can be used by the Holy Spirit with magnetic effect to draw people to Jesus.
I remain convinced that there is still a place for being “evangelical.” Why? Quite simply, because we still have the evangel.
If there’s no steady diet of biblical theology, what do our churches and church members really lose?
A Pastors’ and Theologians’ Forum:
What lessons have you learned the hard way in selecting elders?
This tension between emotions (subjective) and doctrine (objective) is nothing new.
Thinking back to when you first became an elder, what initial lesson(s) most stand out in equipping you to elder well?
In an effort to annually assess our missionary workers’ needs and activities, Capitol Hill Baptist Church sends the following questionnaire to all of the workers it supports directly or indirectly through the International Missions Board. CHBC’s overall evaluation of a missionary is based on lots of other factors, including our personal relationships with the workers. […]
Must the sermon be a monologue? If not, should it be?
What do you hope will ultimately emerge from the emerging church conversation for evangelicals?
Maybe you don’t know, but there is a heavenly dilemma over you.
We’ve heard these definitions of the church’s mission before. But have we seen where they’re from, where they lead, and what theology drives them?
It’s worth reminding ourselves as pastors what we stand to lose if we neglect biblical church discipline.