It's the seasons of affliction that yield the most spiritual fruit.
Is there a necessary relationship between salvation and good works?
Apparent contradictions in the Bible—such as the genealogies of Jesus—have possible and plausible solutions.
How can we explain the surprising similarity between 2 Peter and Jude?
What would happen if Bethlehem could uphold a 24 hour prayer chain without interruption until 1990?
An excerpt from the conclusion to the upcoming book, The Future of Justification.
A survey can inform you about your congregation and illumine more of God's will for how to grow.
Thoughts on using Twitter for God's glory.
Our concern with truth is simply an echo of our concern with God.
Some of the passions we as a ministry want to pursue and spread.
Why is “because the Bible tells me so” less acceptable these days than “because the scientists tell me so”?
Bethlehem exists to reassert God’s rightful place in all of life.
How does the gospel avoid contradicting God's righteous standards?
God praises us when we delight in him because it only confirms and increases our God-centeredness.
If every member could express why we exist as a church, there would be a new intensity about all we do.
Lotteries feed bad desires and lead to bad stewardship.
Two reasons, among many, to trust the Easter story.
We surrender our hope if we sacrifice our belief in the sovereignty of God over evil.
We don't want to hire church staff for maintenance or comfort. We want staff who will mobilize the people for war.
Six reasons to learn Bible verses by heart.
The stakes of a president's moral life are high for the whole nation.
Does expecting unbelieving kids to obey outwardly create legalism?
God's plan to glorify himself involves defeating Satan in stages.
It is wrong to view spiritual gifts as unpredictable, unconnected to reasoning processes, and free from the demands of objective observation.
There are at least three generally-accepted principles of justice that stand in the way of justifying abortion.
Our calling in this world is not to wait for the arrival of the perfect, but to pick our way through the thicket of flaws.
How could Paul have Timothy circumcised and yet totally refuse it for Titus?
How should a church handle current growth and prepare for the future?
Ten reasons to set aside a Friday night each month for corporate worship.
Modern technology has opened a window on the womb that will be Exhibit A at the judgment seat of God.
Learn from David what to do in a brokenhearted, terrifying moment: Worship.
The William Carey Wild Card is a challenge to think in a radically heaven-focused way about your treasure.
If we love people, we will be like William Wilberforce and spend time thinking about how to point them to Jesus.
A healthy church will be hungry for sound teaching. And a healthy church will feed that hunger.
John Piper outlines the responsibilities of a worship pastor.
"All the nations" is an essential component to the purpose, the promise and the price of world missions.
Eight evidences that God is mightily at work in the world to accomplish his redeeming purposes.
If worship were optional Paul and Silas would not have been singing with bloody backs in the Philippian dungeon at midnight.
Can you honestly say with the psalmist, “the steadfast love of the Lord is better than life”?
A request for prayer for the 1990 Bethlehem Conference for Pastors on Universalism and the Reality of Eternal Punishment.
Human hearts are hard to change, but don't forget the Holy Spirit.
Ministering to the hungry and homeless is a team effort.
If any good discovery is made in ministry we should consider how to multiply its effects in other churches.
Baptists owe a lot to Zwingli when it comes to our doctrine of the Lord’s Supper.