Surely we know that we’re saved because our hearts are stirred and we’re moved to tears as we sing “Amazing Grace,” right? No, says John. We know we have passed from death to life because we love our brothers.
What should you say to the family of a young child who wants to be baptized?
Sam Storms’ recent book is a field guide for Reformed churches to introduce charismatic practices into the life of the assembly.
Have you ever thought of your church as an assurance-of-salvation cooperative? Let Mark Dever explain.
Like a successful team, every healthy church has both leaders and role players.
I arrived at my current church in July of 1992, and for a solid decade our business meetings were marked by love, unity, and good-natured, corny humor. But then everything fell apart.
Perhaps you’re just beginning your journey as a pastor’s wife. Perhaps you’ve been one far longer than me. Whatever the case, remember and rejoice in the gospel. Draw near to Christ. He, above all, will sustain you and restore your joy.
Burnout means something way down deep just collapses, and we can’t keep going.
How many times have we seen confession happen without genuine and lasting change? Why does genuine transformation still evade us?
Long story short, non-Christians unlikely to walk under a steeple may very well walk over your threshold, if only you’d invite them inside.
The character of a church should reflect the character of God.
Last week, we posted an article entitled “Why We Added a Prayer of Lament to Our Sunday Gathering.” Below are two samples of such prayers from Hinson Baptist Church in Portland, Oregon.
There are two questions that will help Christians understand baptism and the Lord’s Supper: what is the gospel, and what is the nature of the local church?
Good books help us follow Jesus.
Complementarianism is an umbrella term, under which Christians with both “narrow” and “broad” convictions stand.