Our gospel, the gospel of justification by faith alone, is profoundly political. It creates a new body politic, one where there’s no boasting. And it sends us as ambassadors with a message of peace for all who would look to King Jesus and live.
The prophetic nature of the church is to live and speak as a people unembarrassed by the power of the gospel.
Don’t put too much hope in government. But don’t give up on it either. Churches need good governments.
When a Christian minister preaches the gospel, there has to be an invitation. But that invitation is a call to repent and believe—not to physically relocate your body at the … keep reading…
Too many believers feel too often as though we’re living life on trial before God, uncertain of his verdict on us. This book should help Christians realize that’s not the case.
It’s not a pastor’s job to have a PhD. But pastors are called to protect the flock from false teachers, and to shepherd people through theological questions and concerns.
When pastoring the suffering and depressed, Spurgeon seemed most often to have focused people on Christ crucified as the Man of Sorrows.
We’ve gone mad trying to unlock what everyone since the days of the apostles hasn’t discovered yet: the perfect formula for explosive, exponential kingdom growth.
Is “mere Christianity”—the conviction that we should focus on only what’s essential to being a Christian—really the path toward true Christian unity? Does it guard the gospel over time?
Pastors in particular will benefit from Edwards, as they gain a clearer view of God, settle into a particular and important historical milieu, and consider his wisdom on a vast number of subjects.
Cutting-edge music, artistic videos, and clever illustrations can build a crowd, but God’s Word is what the Holy Spirit uses to build a church.
God’s discipline of his people is an integral part of the Bible’s entire storyline, from Eden to the new creation.
In recent years, the number of churches committed to exercising biblical church discipline seems to be increasing.
The measure of a pulpit ministry isn’t its width, but its depth.
Whether we’re called to Farmington, Missouri or Washington, D.C, our goal is to help people do two things: understand the Bible and follow Jesus.