Addison’s proposal may create movements of «churches» that burn hot and fast, but I fear that they will not last.
The pulpit should not be a place where personal stories, experiences, cultural commentaries, or philosophical musings dominate, but where Scripture is proclaimed, explained, and applied to a congregation.
Barrett reminds us that the character of God is at the center of the Christian faith and helps us marvel at his majesty.
Perhaps the most compelling aspect of Vrbicek’s book is the way he sprinkles the good news on every page, even while discussing practical issues regarding searching for a ministry position.
Jesus Driven Ministry considers what propelled Jesus into ministry and what sustained him in it—and how those same things should sustain us.
The gathered church equips saints to be in the world evangelizing the lost. A scattered church engages unbelievers and points them to the unique beauty of the Christian assembly. Confused roles compromise the church’s ability to fulfill the Great Commission.
Why do local churches exist? Sunquist provides a memorable but problematic answer.
What is sin? And how does our answer to that question affect our understanding of the gospel itself?
Strauch’s book is a nuts-and-bolts guide to dealing with real conflict between real people in real churches.
If you are having trouble in your prayer life, this book will drive you to the Word and to the God who hears His children.
Van Dam’s book will help you understand your pastoral calling as preservers and nurturers of life in the covenant community.
As you teach your congregation to care deeply about what the Bible says, you also need to teach them how to live with those who think the Bible teaches something different than what they believe.
Those who preach the reformation principle of Sola Scriptura should be the first to recognize the church’s perpetual need to be reformed by Scripture. In so doing, we rightly submit ourselves to the rule of Christ over his church through his Word.
Allen’s philosophy of missions is full of tempered wisdom and careful consideration of how the goal of missions should shape its practice.
Every preacher can profit from Allen’s book but it will prove to be most helpful among preachers in training.