By Sermoncentral on Sep 1, 2018
Randy Alcorn thinks we've missed the mark in this area, and he tells us why.
By Toni Ridgaway on Jun 5, 2013
Scholars and authors say the church does not often present the topic of heaven anymore, and they wonder why.
By John Pond on Aug 29, 2013
What we say is powerful in such a vulnerable situation, and we should tread carefully.
By Kevin Harney on Apr 25, 2011
Occasionally something pops up on the radar of Christians, pastors, and local churches that becomes an important teaching moment. The release of Rob Bell's book, Love Wins, is an example of this.
By Marshall Segal on Oct 4, 2017
“The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit,” (Psalms 34:18).
By Steven Lawson on Mar 23, 2012
Steven Lawson: "A heaven-sent revival will only come when Scripture is enthroned once again in the pulpit."
By Josh Reich on Jan 8, 2016
Hell is in the Bible. Death, the afterlife, heaven, hell, are all questions our culture wrestles with. People wonder about it.
By J.d. Greear on Feb 10, 2015
Surveys show more than 50% of people have prayed a sinner's prayer and think they're going to heaven even though there is no detectable difference in their lifestyles from those outside of the church.
By John Powell on Mar 26, 2016
We are people of conviction and kindness. This means we cannot just preach anyone into heaven, because we haven’t been given the authority to do so. Also, we can’t condemn anyone because we don’t know their heart.
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?
By Jeff Medders on Dec 11, 2017
"I want to encourage every pastor reading this to keep preaching the gospel. Week in. Week out. Keep exalting, heralding, and lifting up our crucified Savior, risen from the dead, reigning in Heaven, saving all who will look to him and believe."
By Philip Holmes on Jul 7, 2016
“The reason elders are so necessary,” says Sanchez, “is because they are the means by which our sovereign king chooses to shepherd his church to display his kingdom on earth in local churches as embassies of heaven, and also to proclaim the message of the gospel, calling all people everywhere to repent and believe and enter into the kingdom. Elders shepherd the flock of God among them, under the chief Shepherd. That’s why elders are important, because it is our ascended Lord’s chosen means by which he shepherds his church.”