At the root of every caricature of penal substitutionary atonement is a distorted doctrine of God.
Some professing Christians don’t know what it means when we say “Jesus died for you.” Pulpits are to blame for this serious confusion.
Christ in his death and resurrection is the beating heart of the gospel. So preach penal substitutionary atonement in all its range and richness.
We should consider implementing personal testimonies—the practice of remembering God’s wondrous works and celebrating his mighty deeds in our lives and churches.
The victory of sin and death and the presence of suffering are only temporary in light of Jesus’ resurrection.
On that morning, I stood in front of our church on the first Sunday without our pastor of 46 years.
The prosperity gospel is evil, and it’s spreading across the globe like wildfire.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan sat down with Greg Gilbert—author of our book What Is the Gospel?—to chat about what is and isn’t the gospel.
But Christ intends the local church to be a comfort and grace to all believers— even those who, like me, have been victims of church abuse.
We asked three pastors to share a story of restoration—that is, someone who had been restored to membership after being disciplined for unrepentant sin.
You should preach through Habakkuk because of Epicurus, Luther, Leibniz, and Jesus.
By excluding the cries of loneliness, dispossession, and desolation from its worship, the church has effectively silenced and excluded the voices of those who are themselves lonely, dispossessed, and desolate, both inside and outside the church.
If I have the right view of spiritual gifts but I don’t have love, then I am nothing.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan interviews Mark about how to preside over funeral services.
In order to preserve the vibrant missionary zeal of men like William Carey, it’s critical we view definite atonement not only as true but essential, forming the biblical basis of mission itself.