The church isn’t just one aspect of the Christian life, it’s the context of our Christian life—it shapes all the other aspects of our Christian obedience.
Sometimes the road to Christ is wider, and sometimes it’s narrower. But it’s always there, and the faithful preacher will call believers and unbelievers alike to repentance and faith whenever the Book is opened.
The claim that Acts demonstrates a uniform pattern of spontaneous baptisms is overstated.
Are spontaneous baptisms a good idea? Does the book of Acts prescribe them?
Pastor Juan Sanchez reflects on the challenges of raising up leaders in a Hispanic-American context.
It takes time to grow a culture of evangelism. Hopefully some of these practices will help.
A talk delivered at the 9Marks at Midwestern conference.
There’s no question the Lord has used altar calls and the sinner’s prayer to bring people to himself. But in general, they’re not a good idea. They inoculate people to the gospel, convincing them they no longer need it when in fact they don’t have it at all.
And any work which you try to contribute to your salvation, your justification before God, annuls the grace of God and insults the God of grace.
When the Apostle John says “God is love,” what does he mean?
The goal of missions is not merely individual conversions. Rather, it’s to see indigenous, gospel-preaching churches planted.
You may have read books on this topic before—but not like this one. Instead of an instruction manual for church growth, this classic text offers tried and true principles for … keep reading…
We asked pastors from around the world a simple question: what books did you read in 2019 that helped you be a better pastor?
The essential and indispensable nature of women for the mission of the church does not depend upon any form of programmatic or paid ministry. It depends on what Christ has made women through dying and rising for them: disciples, witnesses, priests, fellow-workers.
So can women be missionaries? Yes, of course. But also yes to the biblical teaching on gender distinctions in the life of the church. The two are not at odds.