Church buildings are beneficial because they maximize Word ministry, provide stability long-term, are a public witness to the gospel, and help the church better steward its money.
Erik Routley, a renowned British hymnologist in the 1950s, routinely said a good hymn should be “well-written, well-chosen, and well-sung.”
Kevin DeYoung has written the book that will guide the faithful evangelical and reformed church to live as men and women to the glory of God and be a refuge to those refugees from transgender ideology.
So much ink spilled in the worship wars of the late 20th century missed the rather important point that when Scripture talks about the church’s musical worship, it focuses explicitly on the congregation singing, not instrumentation or musical style.
Every pastor needs “go-to” resources they can give to those seeking counsel. Enter ’31-Day Devotionals for Life’.
Is there something indispensable about in-person ministry, something that simply can’t be replicated through long-distance communication?
For conservatives, baptism was not a subjective reality to be left to the conscience of every church and every individual, but an actual command of Christ that they had no liberty to disobey. If Jesus commanded his disciples to baptize only believers by immersion, what authority did they have to edit Jesus?
Andy Crouch’s book “The Life We’re Looking For” is a necessary and convicting work that represents precisely the kind of thinking about theology, humanity, society, and the gospel we need right now.
All Christians—at one time or another—find themselves and those around them to be disheartened and in need of encouragement, idle and in need of warning, or weak and in need of help.
I imagine there are few topics Christian authors write less about than sin. I also imagine there are few topics Christians read less about than sin. And that is strange, considering the daily struggle with sin in the life of the believer.
“Western organizations land in places like Nairobi with the apparent aim of growing their brand. Churches like ours almost become a hindrance because we are already doing a lot of those things.”
In his new book “Authentic Ministry,” Michael Reeves applies to ministry the same joyful theology he has so often trumpeted elsewhere.
Bryan Estelle should be commended for providing a substantive contribution to the conversation surrounding the church’s primary mission.
What ingredients are necessary to plant healthy, strong, biblical churches—and sustain them?
Jonathan Leeman reflects on the recent and popular project of “deconstructing” evangelicalism.