Does the Book of Acts Teach Spontaneous Baptisms?

By Caleb Morell | 03.10.2020

The claim that Acts demonstrates a uniform pattern of spontaneous baptisms is overstated.

Episode 118 - On Spontaneous Baptisms

Episode 118: On Spontaneous Baptisms (with Caleb Morell)

By C. Morell, J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.10.2020

Are spontaneous baptisms a good idea? Does the book of Acts prescribe them?

Raising Up Leaders in a Hispanic-American Conference

Raising Up Leaders in a Hispanic-American Context

By Juan Sanchez | 02.26.2020

Pastor Juan Sanchez reflects on the challenges of raising up leaders in a Hispanic-American context.

Building a Culture of Evangelism Takes Time, So Be Patient and Get to Work

By C. Greggsen, S. Emadi | 02.24.2020

It takes time to grow a culture of evangelism. Hopefully some of these practices will help.

The Gospel — Bobby Scott | Session 3 – 9Marks Conference at Midwestern

By Bobby Scott | 02.22.2020

A talk delivered at the 9Marks at Midwestern conference.

Evangelism

By J. Mack Stiles

How the Whole Church Speaks of Jesus Evangelism is more than a program. In Evangelism, author J. Mack Stiles casts a biblical picture where evangelism is simply part of the … keep reading…

The Gospel

By Ray Ortlund

How the Church Portrays the Beauty of Christ The gospel is the greatest message of all time addressing the greatest need of all people. However, the good news about Jesus does more … keep reading…

What Is a Healthy Church?

By Mark Dever

What is an ideal church, and how can you tell? How does it look different from other churches? More importantly, how does it act differently, especially in society? Many of … keep reading…

Nine Marks of a Healthy Church

By Mark Dever

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…

What Is the Gospel?

By Greg Gilbert

What is the gospel? It seems like a simple question, yet it has been known to incite some heated responses, even in the church. How are we to formulate a … keep reading…

Who Is Jesus?

By Greg Gilbert

A famed historian once noted that, regardless of what you think of him personally, Jesus Christ stands as the central figure in the history of Western civilization. A man violently … keep reading…

Nine Marks Booklet

By Mark Dever

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…

The Problem with Altar Calls and the Sinner’s Prayer

The Problem with Altar Calls and the Sinner’s Prayer

By Michael Lawrence | 02.13.2020

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.

10 Flavors of Works-Based Salvation

By Ed Moore | 02.10.2020

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.

What Does It Mean that “God Is Love”?

What Does It Mean that “God Is Love”?

By Jonathan Leeman | 02.07.2020

When the Apostle John says “God is love,” what does he mean?