“If you believe what you like in the gospel, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself.” ― Augustine
Choosing the right system for the right type of leadership is crucial.
God has designed our souls to be satisfied in worshiping Him.
America is in a huge theological confusion which leads to confusion in thinking as well.
There must be a genuine sense of grief and sorrow over the sin that was committed.
Ministry is not easy, and I don’t think it will ever be easy.
Because we care about our neighbor, we live in transformational living in Christ.
We are in the Great Commission by living empowered by the Great Commandment love.
Does God really listen to my prayers? Does he really hear me when I cry out to him?
“The history of missions is the history of answered prayer.”—Samuel Zwemer
“The Church is the Church only when it exists for others.” — Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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.