It’s the members with real business skills who may provide the best access for Christians to obtain access to closed or restricted countries.
The institutionalized structure of denominations at least lessens the biblical responsibility of a local church to equip ministers of reconciliation with the message of reconciliation.
Shockingly, slavery still exists and flourishes today.
A new day is dawning, and we are seeing signs of strong leadership arising from outside the West.
The free grace that forgives is also a grace that transforms, turning bad trees which produce bad fruit into good trees which produce good fruit.
What’s required for salvation isn’t walking an aisle. It’s repentance from sin and belief in Jesus Christ.
We are justified by faith alone, but a justifying faith produces Christians who look more and more like the God they worship.
The quest for unity around personalities and preachers . . . is never lasting, although it may seem to have short-lived success.
Our love for the gospel is most clear when we delight to see it prosper . . . when other people will be viewed as the human agents of its success.
I am convinced that the complementarian position will strengthen the church in her God given-role to proclaim and protect the gospel.
A pastor should know his congregation, and a Christian should know his non-Christian friend, so they both can exercise wisdom and sensitivity in communicating the gospel.
We need to remember that we are bound by the Word of God to speak the truth in love. Some of us are so wired to “speak the truth” that we fail to do it in love.
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Pastor, God has called you to more than just the people in your church. He wants to mobilize you and your people to reach another people.