Mike Christ

Book Review: How Does Sanctification Work? by David Powlison

Review by Mike Christ | 06.16.2017

We search in vain for a tidy system of sanctification, yet on every page of this short book we witness the process unfold.

Church Revitalization: Surviving a Plane Crash

By Mike Christ | 07.14.2016

Four years ago, when I began this church revitalization, I believed my main goal would be to preach, pray, and stay, and included in “stay” is to develop personal relationships with people and pour into discipleship. That’s the same advice I’d give now.

Book Review, After You Believe, by N. T. Wright

Review by Mike Christ | 06.08.2016

Wright majors on the skills one must develop to perform acts of holiness, but misses the relational heart of Christian obedience.

Dear Pastor, Know Your Theology of Sanctification

By Mike Christ | 02.29.2016

There’s a push in evangelical circles to understand justification. This is good. But let’s make sure we haven’t neglected sanctification.

Book Review: Openness Unhindered, by Rosaria Butterfield

Review by Mike Christ | 01.13.2016

To those in our churches tempted by same-sex attraction, we must say more than “Just stop it!” and “It’s wrong.”

Sample Sermon: A Pastor’s Job

By Mike Christ | 9Marks Journal: Biblical Theology: Guardian and Guide of the Church | 08.20.2014

This sermon was preached at Greenbelt Baptist Church in Greenbelt, Maryland on June 29, 2014. We think it’s a commendable example of using biblical theology to instruct and edify a congregation.