The entire structure of Christian truth is now under attack by those who would subvert Christianity’s theological integrity.
Why should Christian organizations draw boundaries at all?
Salvation is of grace, from beginning to end.
Behind the centrality of expositional preaching is the assumption of the authority and truthfulness of God’s Word.
So what do we make of narrative preaching?
Those who preach should preach their Bibles.
I want to approach the topic of application slightly differently: not only are there different kinds of hearers, there are also different kinds of application.
My greatest fear for the removal of authoritative preaching from the congregation is that the Scriptures themselves will cease to be treated as authoritative.
Not a single industrialized nation today has a high enough fertility rate to replace itself.
Does the fact that we’re having a boy or a girl make any difference in parenting beyond the color of their balloons?
There’s more to say about children and families than to simply affirm or deny the continuity of the covenants!
When we researched multi-site churches we had a hard time pinpointing concerns with it because in all the reading we did we rarely came across two churches that do it the same way.
Is Satan more concerned about the families in your church than you are?
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.
Yes, the preacher should be sensitive to the unchurched. But if we target the unchurched alone, the message may be lost or so diluted that God’s people become malnourished.