One of our hopes for this Journal is that it will spur you on in prayer for our brothers and sisters around the globe. To that end, we’ve compiled a list of prayer requests from our contributors.
Through the faithfulness of Christian doctors a generation ago, God gave churches favor in the eyes of the rulers of a nation in the heart of the Middle East. Through the recovery of one church, now many healthy churches are springing up in this desert country.
But despite the trend of growing expository preaching, what if a blind spot—a byproduct of 20th-century evangelicalism—exists in our preaching?
The Christ we share is more important to us than the politics we don’t.
In a pagan culture, sexual freedom and abortive freedom is religious freedom.
I recommend this book to anyone committed to the Reformation, questioning the Reformation, or opposed to the Reformation
20 years ago, Rosaria Butterfield was a tenured English professor, an activist, and a lesbian. Now, she’s a pastor’s wife, a mom, and a Christian. What happened?
On October 30, 1991—25 years ago this Sunday—Mark Dever wrote a letter to a church in Massachusetts. They needed a new pastor and wanted to know what they should be looking for. Mark responded with a list of nine must-haves—a list that has since become known as “nine marks of a healthy church.”
Why pray certain things? Because the Bible tells you to from cover to cover. This book will simplify, motivate, and focus your own prayer life.
Trip Lee’s session during the First 5 Years conference in Fort Worth, TX. For more about 9Marks conferences and ministry, please visit http://www.9marks.org
The goal of contextualization is not comfort, but clarity.
Four years ago, when I began this church revitalization, I believed my main goal would be to preach, pray, and stay, and included in “stay” is to develop personal relationships with people and pour into discipleship. That’s the same advice I’d give now.
When we genuinely embrace the conviction of our need for the Spirit, we give ourselves to the work of prayer and the work of preaching.
Grant Gaines reflects on the Pastor’s Conference at the Southern Baptist Convention.