I can’t think of a better venue for discipleship and leadership development than a weekly Sermon Application Team. And after five years, I can’t imagine writing a sermon without them.
The preacher’s task is to hold up reality as the Bible presents it, and to ask how it compares to what his hearers have been calling reality. He asks if all the promises that sin has been making to them have turned out to be true.
In my experience, mature believers not only need gospel-centered preaching, but in fact savor it. Here’s four things this type of preaching does for those grown-up in their faith.
Francis Grimke delivered this sermon on Sunday, November 3, 1918 at the Fifteenth Street Presbyterian Church in Washington, D. C. after the outbreak of the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic.
Obedience is costly and the road of perseverance is long. But God, in his kindness, does not want you to walk this road alone.
Untangling Emotions is a valuable resource for any believer who desires to navigate their emotional life for God’s glory and compassionately guide others who are struggling to understand their deepest feelings.
In a time of uncertainty, what should we sing?
The claim that Acts demonstrates a uniform pattern of spontaneous baptisms is overstated.
The Lord uses our unity, Christ-centered lives, and proclamation of the gospel to bear witness to the world. It helps when we have a place where people can walk in from the street and actually witness our unity, Christ-centered lives, and gospel proclamation.
This guide is designed to be a tool for you and your family as you gather corporately with the body, as well as in your own times of family or personal worship.
Jesus doesn’t promise to give us more of what death will only steal anyway. He wants to give us what death can’t touch.
It seems many immigrant churches are in the midst of a divorce. Why?
In Philippians, the apostle demonstrates how the fullness of the believer’s joy is rooted in his relationship to Christ—in the event of justification and in the progress of sanctification.
In a world where churches chase the latest ministry fads, Hearers and Doers is a refreshing contrast.
Over the years, we’ve seen pastors guide the women’s ministry through women leaders. In these situations, the churches are healthier.