Don’t Speak Up: On the Spiritual Discipline of Silence

By Mark Dever | 09.15.2017

Jesus teaches in Matthew 7:6 that loving others involves exercising discernment. And sometimes discernment results in prayerful silence.

What do you wish American missionaries knew about Christianity in Africa?

By Ken Mbugua | 09.14.2017

The main thing I wish American Christians understood about African Christianity is that there’s no such thing as “African Christianity.”

A Conversation about Missions with Andy Johnson

By A. Duke, A. Johnson | 09.13.2017

Our editorial manager Alex Duke sat down with author Andy Johnson to talk about his new book Missions and the importance of being intentional in our missionary endeavors.

Ignore Spiritual “Get Rich Quick” Schemes: A Call for Patient Evangelism

By Caleb Greggsen | 09.06.2017

In our efforts to quickly mobilize churches in missions, I fear we’re unintentionally undermining the church’s ability to patiently invest for the spiritual long-term.

Book Review: The Art of Turning, by Kevin DeYoung

Review by Sean DeMars | 08.28.2017

Christians need to think more clearly about our innate moral calibration mechanism, and I’m confident this little book will help us do just that.

“But A Portion of Our Transgressions”: A Model Prayer of Confession

By Omar Johnson | 08.21.2017

If You, O LORD, should mark iniquities, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness, through Christ Jesus.

Book Review: Conversion & Discipleship: You Can’t Have One Without the Other, by Bill Hull

Review by Benjamin Wright | 08.18.2017

This book is a mix of both pastoral usefulness and troubling ambiguity.

Healthy churches are an antidote to the prosperity gospel

By Ken Mbugua | 08.17.2017

If Africa were filled with healthy churches, the prosperity gospel would not be wrecking us the way that it is now.

What are the greatest needs in missions today?

By Mack Stiles | 08.15.2017

Three problems facing missions today: —a misunderstanding of the gospel —a misunderstanding of the church —a misunderstanding of the “call”

Christians Should Be Motivated to Minister to Homeless People

By Matthew Spandler-Davison | 08.14.2017

Homelessness is always a crisis. But merciful, compassionate, and loving Christians can’t only and always walk the other way.

Movie Review—Luther: The Life and Legacy of the German Reformer, by Stephen McCaskell

Review by Nate Keeler | 08.11.2017

With the 500th year of the Protestant Reformation upon us we have a unique opportunity to pique the interest of our church members.

How Western Methods Have Affected Missions in India

By Harshit Singh | 08.04.2017

Thinking Through the Missionary’s Influence in a New Church

By Scott Williamson | 08.04.2017

What role should cross-cultural church planters play in a new church plant?

Book Review: This Changes Everything, by Jaquelle Crowe

Review by Coye Still | 07.26.2017

The usefulness of this book stretches beyond its target audience to anyone who is working to communicate the gospel and its implications to teenagers.

Don’t Be a Do-Gooder: Pastoral Reflections on Goodness

By Aaron Menikoff | 07.17.2017

We need to grow not only in doing good, but in being good. We need the spiritual fruit of goodness. How can we grow in this?