By Andy Stanley on Nov 29, 2010
The Bible has its share of thou-shalts and thou-shalt-nots. But at the same time, the Bible talks an awful lot about grace. So which is it? Or if it’s both, how do they fit together?
By Ron Forseth on Jul 18, 2013
Five common objections to preaching grace and how to overcome them.
By Jud Wilhite on Nov 19, 2011
John Ortberg and Jud Wilhite sit down to discuss discipleship, uncensored grace, and radical acceptance.
By Peter Mead on Mar 13, 2012
How many gospel preachers really preach the radical message of God's grace, and how many feel the need to qualify it?
By Richard Ganz on Nov 14, 2012
How a chance encounter changed one pastor's preaching forever, all because of a misunderstanding.
By Ray Hollenbach on Feb 16, 2016
We have created a Christendom where we can choose churches the way most people choose restaurants: according to our individual tastes. How can we grow in grace when we a free to wander from one family to another?
By Ron Forseth on Jan 24, 2012
Some pastors fear that preaching grace can lead to pitfalls, a license for sin, or even a lack of sacrificial giving. Here are five frequently raised objections to preaching grace and why they don't work.
By Jamie Stilson on Jul 2, 2012
Preaching should be a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, not a display of our wisdom. One pastor calls it "ugly preaching."
By Tullian Tchividjian on Dec 5, 2011
Tullian Tchividjian: "If people walk away from my sermons thinking more about what they need to do than what Jesus has already done, I’ve failed to preach the Gospel."
By Nathan Aaseng on Dec 1, 2014
Even though law and grace are opposites in many ways, both have their place in the pulpit.
By Ray Hollenbach on Jan 29, 2015
We've lined up the chairs in neat little rows and called it grace. We never noticed: it has broken free.
By Ray Hollenbach on Jun 8, 2015
Great preaching proclaims the grace of God, and sometimes we need to clear away the obstacles to that grace.
By Tullian Tchividjian on Jun 16, 2011
"The hard work of Christian growth, therefore, is to think less of me and my performance and more of Jesus and his performance for me."
By Matt Chandler on Nov 19, 2012
"If you can't feel the text, I don't know if you've been called to preach."
By Carey Nieuwhof on Feb 4, 2017
Jesus said Christians should be known for how deeply we love. Yet studies show that in the eyes of many non-Christians, we’re known for how deeply we judge, not for how deeply we love.
By Scott Gibson on Feb 7, 2015
It's true: We can preach grace to the point of ignoring the truth. But that's not usually our problem.
By Ray Hollenbach on May 27, 2015
Grace can be abused, grace can be played the fool, grace can be wasted--but grace doesn't care. Grace is the divine scandal.
By Scott Gibson on Jun 18, 2015
"She said to me, 'You expected a lot from us, and I never felt I could meet those expectations.' These comments have haunted me."
By David Lose on Sep 10, 2013
When to insist on law and when to suspend it? For whom? Will things fall apart if we get it wrong?
By Nathan Aaseng on Aug 1, 2014
"The Word is not magic, but it has power ... great power to bring God's love and grace into the world."
By Marshall Segal on Jul 9, 2016
When was the last time someone told you you were wrong?
If you can’t remember, you may have reason to be concerned. Sometimes the most loving thing someone can do for us is point out an error or inconsistency in the way we think or live.
By Ron Edmondson on May 27, 2017
As difficult as forgiveness may be to extend, it is often a most important ingredient in healthy relationships and in being a completely healthy person.
By Rick Ezell on Dec 5, 2014
You may be the most skilled preacher and your church may have excellent small groups or the best children’s ministry in the city, but your first-time guests will never know unless they make a second or third visit.
By Michael Lukaszewski on Feb 3, 2015
Michael Lukaszewski offers six compelling reasons why Andy Stanley is one of the top communicators of our time.
By Ray Ortlund on Dec 2, 2016
True awakening or revival is a glorious season in the life of the church when for His glory alone, God causes the ordinary means of His grace to make an extraordinary impact on many people.
By Christina Fox on May 29, 2017
A certain amount of self-evaluation can be good. We should have insight into ourselves, our motives, our choices, and our actions. But sometimes we can go too far. When self-evaluation ends with ourselves instead of pointing us beyond ourselves, there’s a problem.
By Rick Warren on Jan 17, 2011
I'll say it over and over: The purpose of preaching is obedience. That is why you should always preach for response, aiming for people to act on what is said.
By Leigh Ann Looyenga on Dec 27, 2016
The first step in practically engaging Sabbath rest is getting rid of our narrow and legalistic views of the day.
By R. C. Sproul on Aug 31, 2017
Faith is central to Christianity. The New Testament repeatedly calls people to believe on the Lord Jesus Christ. There is a definite body of content to be believed, which is part and parcel of our religious activity.
By John Piper on Sep 11, 2017
A prayer for those facing the impact of the recent hurricanes.