Recovery for genuine believers who have been damaged by failed churches is a grueling process.
All these members have a common thread: self-centeredness. They’ve missed the very essence of salvation; they’ve failed to love God and love people with every ounce of their being.
We don’t need to borrow from the business world or their definitions of profit to establish criteria for success and significance.
Here are three reasons why content isn’t everything—and four strategies to avoid boring teaching
We must not align ourselves with false teachers, apostate churches, or any of their ministries in any way that will confuse people about the truth of the gospel and the identity of Jesus.
Bunyan and the Puritans understood the high calling of the pastorate and were eager to protect the office. They offer a wise example for helping young men determine if they are called by God to serve as pastors today.
Chan offers some penetrating and incisive critiques of the modern church but offers a simplistic solution based on a selective and naïve hermeneutic.
When it comes to ethical conflicts facing local churches, we need to carefully distinguish categories of “may” (permissible), “should/should not” (advisable), and “must” (obligatory).
On the first Sunday of 2019, our church started a Sunday evening service. Here’s how and why we did it.
Let me tell you the tale of two Baptist associations.
If you are going to be faithful in ministry you have to preach the gospel clearly. If you preach the gospel clearly, you will be attacked. When you are attacked, you have to resist making ministry about yourself.
Every Christian—and every pastor—has spiritually dry seasons. How do we handle them?
As a former victim and as a pastor to the abused, I wish to look at some of the practical implications of holding to PSA.
What exactly does “penal substitution” mean?
Some professing Christians don’t know what it means when we say “Jesus died for you.” Pulpits are to blame for this serious confusion.