Explaining the text is not applying the text, and if you haven’t applied the text, you haven’t preached.
Here’s what happens when Scripture’s story of sonship tells us who we are.
How should Christians relate to family members who have been excommunicated from a church? I want to suggest that Paul’s instructions in 1 Corinthians 5:11 are not intended to rupture relations within the biological family, though that is precisely what they are intended to do within the spiritual family. Two scriptural lines of thought are […]
Three reasons why a pastor should choose a church’s songs.
When and how should lay elders push back on decisions of staff elders? Consider first what “hat” the staff elder is wearing.
What were the human means and instruments of your conversion?
When we begin to deliberately blur the line, we confuse Christians about what it means to be a follower of Jesus in the first place.
What to do—and what not to do—in the midst of church reform.
So you’ve been called by a congregation to serve as an associate pastor. Now what?
The elbows were out—not in order to hurt anybody, but to make sure they don’t come back six months after I get there and say, “You never said that you believed this!”
It’s possible to be a biblical Christian without belonging to a small group. It’s impossible to be one without belonging to a church.
Why is biblical theology essential for pastoral ministry? How do you do it? Find out in this roundtable discussion with Michael Lawrence, Tom Schreiner, and Jonathan Leeman.
In love, God decided that the story of thorns would end at the cross.
The consequences of Adam and Eve’s rebellion are even more profound than at first appeared.
Baucham has done a service to the church by calling us back from a wrong-headed trust in programs and professionals.