Discipleship is more about transformation than information. For dumping information doesn’t produce transformation.
What’s wrong with the world today? Where is God in the midst of pain? Could we justify God in the midst of evil?
Conflict at cost is visible everywhere. In light of this, Christians are to be the salt and the light of Jesus by promoting the gospel of peace by not only believing the gospel but living the gospel.
How can we continue on with faith in the life of anxiety when things seem uncertain? What are some ways to trust in our God in the midst of the storm?
However difficult it is to engage the world, believers are called to engage this ever-changing culture with the never changing gospel!
Millennials represent the largest generation in America’s history with almost 80 million members. However, only 15% of millennials are Christians.
If my church ceased to exist today, would the community be impacted by its lack of presence for we loved our neighbors so well?
One day our life will flash before our eyes, let’s make sure it’s worth watching.
Jesus didn’t take these men and immediately throw them into leadership. Jesus instead walked with them, prayed with them, and disciple them. In order to make disciples as Jesus did takes hard work, it requires grip, nurturing time, requires emotional intelligence, capacity, and fortitude.
When the Word of God dominates your life, your praise is regulated, and your worship is conformed to the divine standard. (Colossians 3:16)
The doctrine of hell is one of the most difficult aspects of the Christian faith for many people.
Pornography is evil. It is wrong, it is deadly, it distorts human sexuality, it is an assault upon human dignity. The moral consequences not just the secular world but even in American Evangelicals is devastating. Whether or not we are willing to overlook something like these repeated challenges, and is a scandal.
“He is not here,” tells them that their search is a vain one; no more should they look in a tomb for Jesus. “He has been raised,” where the passive points to the truth that the Father raised his Son.
The first twelve disciples empowered by the Holy Spirit and commissioned by Jesus, transformed the whole world.
Edwards has exercised influence through his voluminous writings, through a school of disciples known as the “New England Theologians”, and through the evangelical and neo-orthodoxy movements during the 19th and 20th century.
Can spiritual disciplines turn Christians into simply doing a checklist of rules? Or are these tasks weighing down Christians with unnecessary guilt?
August 19, 2013, began like any other Monday at Uptown Baptist Church in Chicago, USA. No one knew it would become a day marked by tragedy.
The fundamental question that our 21st century evangelical churches must ask is this; If we could have everything in this world, yet Christ is not there, can we be satisfied?
A visionary may see, but a leader must decide.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer even said it well, “Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.”
They say it takes a village to raise a child. The Bible shows us it takes a church to grow a Christian.
Linguists tell us that we actually have not had a thought until we can articulate it through speech or in writing. Therefore, the more we put our thoughts down on paper, the more firmly they are formed in our minds.
The perspective of Christian mind once again is to rediscover the truth of scripture, critical thinking that is led by the Spirit, and identifying the various ways the secular world value and practice have creeped into the church.
The word “Christian” does not mean “one who admires Christ,” nor “the recipient of Christ’s blessings,” nor even “one who believes in Christ.”