Christians need to think more clearly about our innate moral calibration mechanism, and I’m confident this little book will help us do just that.
This book is a mix of both pastoral usefulness and troubling ambiguity.
Homelessness is always a crisis. But merciful, compassionate, and loving Christians can’t only and always walk the other way.
Events and programs aren’t bad. But when we depend on them to do all the work of discipling and relationship-building, we should expect them to eventually fail.
The usefulness of this book stretches beyond its target audience to anyone who is working to communicate the gospel and its implications to teenagers.
We need to grow not only in doing good, but in being good. We need the spiritual fruit of goodness. How can we grow in this?
It’s not always a good thing for someone to have their “rough edges” knocked off. A man or woman can have character and rough edges, while still keeping their effectiveness for ministry.
You should probably read this book, too. But of course, that’s a matter for you to take up with your own conscience.
It matters how you treat those who disagree with you on disputable matters. When you welcome them as Christ has welcomed you, you glorify God.
— Teach on it; sing accessible, excellent songs; accentuate voices, not music.
There’s no way a finite heart can hold all the things a church planting wife will face in life and ministry. But Christ can, he does, and he will.
When should two churches merge despite the differences—and when should they stay separate precisely because of their differences?
When laying the foundation for a new plant or revitalization, there’s truly no better advice than this: “Before you do anything else, make sure your people know that you love them.”
In a church merger, you must understand the two existing cultures and lead them to become one. Here are five ways to do that.
We search in vain for a tidy system of sanctification, yet on every page of this short book we witness the process unfold.