How should we confront the problem of wolves in the church? At times, we must protect the sheep by whacking the wolves with the shepherd’s rod.
The Lord had been preparing us for this global pandemic through the ordinary means of pastoral ministry.
When was the last time you preached through wisdom literature?
Pastor Juan Sanchez reflects on the challenges of raising up leaders in a Hispanic-American context.
Chan offers some penetrating and incisive critiques of the modern church but offers a simplistic solution based on a selective and naïve hermeneutic.
Pastoral authority is derived from God, it’s rooted in his Word, and it should be shared among a plurality of elders.
As preachers, we are not only the Lord’s heralds, we are also the Lord’s remembrancers, reminding God’s people of their obligations to the covenant with our king while also calling God’s people back to covenant faithfulness whenever they may wander.
Pastors committed to the importance of church membership need to be cautious. In our righteous zeal to address deficient views of the church, we may be tempted to an unrighteous zeal.
Expositional preaching should be the regular diet for every local church. But topical sermons have a place, too.
Proverbs makes for challenging preaching, but who else is going to teach our people how to read wisdom literature if we don’t?
If we’re to endure faithfully in pastoral ministry, we need to remember that we’re leading the church in a time of tension—between the already and the not-yet.
How can a holy God relate to sinful people? Leviticus provides us an answer to that question.
In the Bible, church discipline is always a rescue operation.
How do you know when it’s time to leave a church? Juan Sanchez has some advice.
Baptism implies the local church gathering. It’s an act in which both the church *and* the new believer participate.