Fear, Risk, and the Church's Mission
Fitzgerald nailed it when he described Jay Gatsby’s attitude: “What would be the use of doing great things if I could have a better time telling her what I was going to do?” It’s easy to fall so…
The Pastor's Role in World Evangelization
What then should a pastor do to promote a passion among his people to see God glorified by the in-gathering of his sheep from the thousands of unreached people groups around the world?
My answer: above everything else,…
Russell Moore on the Person of Christ
The newest episode of Theology Refresh features a discussion with Russell Moore on the person of Christ.
The doctrine of the person of Jesus — fully God, fully man, one person with two natures — has everything to do with…Continue Reading
Planning for Spiritual Necessities in 2012
All of us know this and practice it in relation to the basic physical necessities of life. We take steps to see that we have enough to eat and clothes to keep us warm. But do we take…
A System for Praying in 2012
The New Year is a great time to reconfigure the way we do things. And it can be a bit overwhelming.
Diet, exercise, memorization habits, reading lists, time management — all this is good. But perhaps the best place to…Continue Reading
A Comforting Message for the Closing Year
But here is the joy, here is the peace of Christians, that our salvation is a finished one! We have not a farthing to pay to complete the ransom of our souls. We have not a stitch to…
The Sobering Effect of Another Year-End
A Word for Those Who Have Forsaken Jesus
How eager Jesus was to restore broken fellowship with his apostles after the resurrection! Surely this is a sign of how eager he is to restore us when we have drifted (or bolted) away.
All the apostles had forsaken him.…Continue Reading