By Peter Mead on Aug 31, 2012
If the God in our sights is benign, our preaching will be the same.
By Frank Viola on Sep 26, 2018
Mark it down: Whenever you give that which is most valuable in your life to the Lord Jesus Christ, some of your fellow Christians will consider it to be waste.
By Barry Johnson on Aug 3, 2018
Barry Johnson offers some helpful insights into the state of the Church in America, and offers a loving call for pastors to take bold steps of faith wherever God has planted them.
By Sam Allberry on Jun 19, 2017
Too many of us view the resurrection of Jesus as little more than a nice, happy conclusion to the gospel story. But the Easter story isn’t just “what happens next” to Jesus after his death. It doesn’t just wrap up the story; it fulfills it. In fact, there really is no story without it.
By Chris Surber on Oct 21, 2016
Preaching Christ at the funeral of an unbeliever requires the subtle art of careful preaching. It’s as much about what you don’t say as what you do say.
By Joe Thorn on Jul 11, 2017
One danger is emotionalism, in which we allow our feelings to interpret our circumstances and form our thoughts about God. This is putting feelings before faith. The other danger is a kind of stoicism, where faith is rooted in theology but void of affection. This tendency removes feelings from faith altogether. While it is true that our emotions should not lead our theology, it is vital to our faith that theology lead to a deep experience of our triune God.
By John Piper on Dec 30, 2017
My aim here is to encourage you to make “Christ-exalting” the featured adjective in your prayers. Let me explain what I mean. Then I’ll give you three reasons why I think this would be a great New Year’s resolution.
By Randy Alcorn on Dec 7, 2017
"If a young man without modern medicine and dying of an excruciating disease could make choices that brought him happiness in Christ, surely we can too."
By Joe Mckeever on May 25, 2015
Earlier this year, author and pastor Joe McKeever lost his beloved wife of more than 50 years, Margaret. In this moving article, he reflects on what it means to "adjust" to the new reality--and how faith requires an adjustment, as well.
By John Macarthur on May 31, 2017
The church today is badly in need of reformation again. And Christ’s lordship over His church is still the central truth we must recover, which requires the unleashing of His Word among His people again. We cannot merely float along with the latest evangelical trends and expect things to get better.
By Peter Mead on Aug 19, 2016
What are we doing when we preach? What are we aiming for?
By Brandon Kelley on Dec 14, 2017
A Pastor’s leadership must first and foremost be a response to Christ’s gospel.
By Eugene Peterson on Jul 25, 2012
"I grew up in a culture which was very entertainment-centered. Pastors were really good storytellers, and they were attractive people, glamorous."
By Philip Holmes on Jan 16, 2017
Humility and love that produces tough skin and tender hearts are essential as we have these conversations.
By Chris Surber on Dec 7, 2018
A crowd of non-churchgoers just gathered in a church. Call me crazy. I don't know much. But perhaps you should tell them about Jesus?