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.
A reluctance to practice church discipline may suggest that we believe ourselves to be wiser and more loving than God.
“Is there a race problem in the American Church?”
Should you use the 1689 London Confession as your church’s statement of faith? No, for at least three reasons . . .
There is no simple correlation between a church’s disobedience on the one hand and spiritual blight and abandonment by Christ on the other.
How do I preach expositional sermons to uneducated hearers?
How can you have a growing church?
The essential logic of the therapeutic gospel is this: your personal problems arise from being acted upon.