Does God love everyone? A conversation about our new Church Questions booklet on that important question.
What Should I Know? The Bible isn’t just a big book full of stories from a long time ago. It also tells us what we are to believe about God, … keep reading…
God, Greed, and the (Prosperity) Gospel is an easy-to-read, conversational book that makes a convincing case for rejecting the prosperity gospel.
How God Uses Messed-up People to Plant Ordinary Churches That Do Extraordinary Things Church Planting Is for Wimps tells the story of the revitalization of Guilford Baptist Church in northern Virginia. … keep reading…
You may think you are, but you may not be. After all, Jesus himself said that some people will do seemingly “Christian” things in his name but will not truly … keep reading…
How the Local Church Brings Life to the Poor and Needy It is impossible to alleviate poverty—in its fullest sense—apart from the local church. In recent years, Christians have shown … keep reading…
Mike McKinley explains why every sermon should proclaim Christ.
The apostles responded to the Great Commission by planting churches. And so should we.
Mailbag #80: Should Pastors Discuss Past Sins? . . . Should Believers Ever Abstain from Communion? . . . Conducting Membership Interviews for Single WomenBy D. King, J. Joseph, M. McKinley | 04.12.2019
— How much should a pastor share about past sins? — When should believer’s abstain from the Lord’s Supper? — Should women do membership interviews for single women?
If we invest in social issues without ever explaining the gospel, then we’ve failed the test of love.
We regularly need to bring biblical theology to bear on our ministry in order to understand and accurately communicate the message of whatever text we’re teaching.
By developing other leaders who can teach, disciple, evangelize, counsel, and shepherd the flock, you raise up others who can care for the health of all the church members.
As a person begins to understand what it means to be part of a church, the “you” and “they” turns to a “we” and “us.”
Here are the five kinds of people that you might be tempted to put on your document revision committee, but should avoid if at all possible.