Flocks exist, and shepherds exist, and shepherds should have accountability for a particular flock; and flocks should submit joyfully to their particular shepherds. This is a structure that no podcasting pastor can replace.
I want to talk about the educational implications of the Biblical call to walk worthily of the Lord. Earlier this week there was an article I wrote at Desiring God called “Are You Worthy of Jesus?” This message is an…
Sometimes a story, a poem — a poem-story — can capture some of what social and political analyses can’t. How might you say in a story — flowing in the banks meter and rhyme — that life is never simple? Human experience is always deep, always ambiguous, always multilayered.
Advent is for adoring Jesus.
The Christmas season is one of the busiest times of the year. But it is also a season of reflection and preparation for that special day when we mark Immanuel’s coming—the arrival of our eternal…
When studying a paragraph of the Bible, break it down into individual propositions and ask questions about how each line relates to the one before it and after it. Focus in particular on connecting words (e.g. “for”, “so that”, “by”, etc.).
This new video from St. Louis forces the issue front and center: Are we putting appropriate restraints on the possible misuses of power? And are we pursuing every means available for subduing threatening people without killing them?
It is the task of parents and Sunday school teachers and small group leaders and pastors to teach people what happened to them. Never assume that people understand how God saved them. All of us have only partial knowledge of this.