Christians ought to weep with those who weep, and rejoice with those who rejoice. Surprisingly, the latter is often more difficult than the former.
To really love another is a spiritual exercise. It requires massive internal commitment to kill every visible sin, to resist every temptation, to cling to every good, and to reject every evil.
Churches ought to be generous with their people and their money. Jonathan Leeman chats with pastor Paul Martin about this vital principle of shepherding.
Jesus tells us there is joy in generosity. In giving. In dying to our preferences and pleasures. In taking the way of the cross rather than the way of collection.
How can churches from different denominational backgrounds work together to encourage one another?
If we focus on calling the unsaved out of sin without dealing with the sin in our own churches, then we will hamper our evangelism and our reputation in the community.
Because words are a window into the heart, pastors must learn to cultivate the discipline of listening well.
Mailbag #76: The Role of Matthew 18’s “One or Two Witnesses” . . . Must Christians Go to Church Every Sunday? . . . How to Care for an Unwed & Pregnant MemberBy B. Johnson, J. Kurz, P. Martin | 03.01.2019
Three pastors answer one question each about church discipline, church attendance, and caring for a church member who is unwed and pregnant.
Sam Storms’ recent book is a field guide for Reformed churches to introduce charismatic practices into the life of the assembly.
This excellent new book is a how-to manual to care for the hurting.
If I was teaching pastoral ministry today, this would be my first required text.
How do you equip women in your church for ministry?