When we genuinely embrace the conviction of our need for the Spirit, we give ourselves to the work of prayer and the work of preaching.
Wright majors on the skills one must develop to perform acts of holiness, but misses the relational heart of Christian obedience.
This book is an instant classic—historical theology at its best.
A good confession of faith builds a protective doctrinal house around a precious center: the gospel.
If the thesis of this book is true, then it is entirely possible that the work of 9Marks and other church-strengthening organizations is in vain.
1. Baptism identifies us with Christ. 2. Baptism doesn’t save; it announces salvation. 3. Baptism is an individual announcement. 4. Baptism is also a church announcement. 5. Baptism follows belief.
There’s a push in evangelical circles to understand justification. This is good. But let’s make sure we haven’t neglected sanctification.
Your doctrine of conversion will push or drive—like an engine—your ministerial practices in this direction or that.
Is every Christian a “missionary”? It turns out this is not an easy question to answer.
Mailbag #21: Must Preachers Be Seminary-Trained?; Baby Dedications; Elders Disagreeing Over CalvinismBy Jonathan Leeman | 11.23.2015
— Should we expect preachers to be seminary-trained? — Do baby dedications violate the regulative principle? — I’m a Calvinist, but does this mean all my fellow elders must be as well?
The best thing you can do for missionaries is to make sure you keep your church healthy. They can’t do the work there if churches are unhealthy here.
I am not confident that, if I took this book to heart and swallowed its Christianity whole, I would be ready to stand before God on that great and final day.
He was a man, and she was a woman. Similar, yet different—and she hated it.
What is it? A biblical understanding of conversion recognizes both what God does and what people do in salvation. In conversion, God gives life to the dead (Eph. 2:5) gives … keep reading…