What is “strategic-level spiritual warfare,” and how is it making inroads in missions and local churches today?
“Let Us Worship God” helps the reader gain new insights into aspects of corporate worship and to appreciate the massive common ground enjoyed by paedo-baptists and credo-baptists in the broadly Reformed tradition.
What ingredients are necessary to plant healthy, strong, biblical churches—and sustain them?
Don’t “Waffle House” your preaching text.
When I say we need pastor-theologians in the church, I mean that every pastor must conduct his ministry with an eye to declaring theological truth, diagnosing theological error, and discipling his congregation to be theologically informed and articulate.
Scripture establishes pastors as the theological leaders of the church, however much they might think they have delegated this responsibility to the academy
Pastor, there’s freedom in a simple philosophy of ministry. God hasn’t called you to creativity, or outpacing expectations.
In the Reformation, the Word did it all. Five hundred years from now, may that be said of your ministry and mine.
If you’ve never done it before, I hope that the seven reasons I give here encourage you to preach through the book of Revelation.
The vision of God in these pages is (to use some hyphenated Piperisms) hope-giving, pride-humbling, and mind-stretching.
So, how can we protect sound doctrine? First and foremost, by filling our church with it. God’s truth is never as vulnerable as when it’s rarely received.
Does Scripture offer more than a few scattered references to heaven? Even more, does heaven play any part in the Bible’s storyline?
Christians should never think of obedience, love, or service in terms of earning some future pay-off.
Ephesians 2:7 is telling you that your death is not an end but a beginning. Not a wall, but a door. Not an exit, but an entrance.
Don’t Get Left Behind: Why Pastors Should Consider Preaching through Revelation in Our Cultural MomentBy Sam Emadi | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 09.29.2020
If you want to pastor faithfully in the midst of cultural and political turmoil, then consider teaching through the book of Revelation.