By Jud Wilhite on Nov 19, 2011
John Ortberg and Jud Wilhite sit down to discuss discipleship, uncensored grace, and radical acceptance.
By Jeff K. Clarke on Aug 11, 2016
One of the primary reasons we struggle with differing views on any subject is that we believe acceptance equals agreement. That is, to accept a person or their argument is to agree with them.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 20, 2017
Widely diverse philosophies of preaching vie for acceptance among contemporary clergy.
By Kent Woodyard on Mar 21, 2016
Working in business development for a church giving platform, I am asked often if there is a Biblical precedent for churches using digital technology to accept tithes and offerings. Any scriptural evidence that text-2-give is acceptable to the Lord? I’ll save you a concordance search: there isn’t.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 21, 2019
"It's not our job to be popular. Let's represent the real Jesus, the whole Jesus, not just the culturally acceptable one."
By Sermoncentral on Jan 14, 2017
I often wonder what the church would look like if it really accepted the challenge to love everybody.
By Karen Yates on Jul 12, 2012
The bestseller "Fifty Shades of Grey" might just make porn acceptable for the women in your church. How will you respond?
By Ray Ortlund on Jun 15, 2017
Hard words are not harmful words—when they come from Jesus. The real Jesus loves us enough to accept us freely and confront us honestly.
By Lance Witt on Feb 13, 2017
For many years I did ministry as an employee rather than as a son. My value and acceptance were dependent on how well I performed.
By Joe Mckeever on Mar 22, 2018
Whether we are a critic or a lover of the church — or for some of us, both — it's important to remain balanced.
By Albert Mohler on Jan 15, 2018
The anemia of evangelical worship—all the music and energy aside—is directly attributable to the absence of genuine expository preaching. Such preaching would confront the congregation with nothing less than the living and active Word of God.
By Dean Hawk on Oct 19, 2016
I’m curious. When and where did ministers first begin asking people to bow their heads, close their eyes, and secretly raise their hand in a church service if they wanted to accept Jesus? Why do we feel like we need to sneak people into heaven?