Tag: FEATURED

Nashville Statement Helping Churches Clarify Convictions on LGBT

Headlines exploded this week following the release of the Nashville Statement by the Council for Biblical Manhood & Womanhood. The Nashville Statement offers multiple points of clarification regarding a “biblical position” on marriage and gender confusion. In 2010, I witnessed how […]

Newlyweds: Get to Church and Your Pastor Before It’s Too Late

The dreaded late night call… A tough battle-hardened voice on the other end of the line, “Pastor, we don’t want to try anymore. Can you save our marriage?” These calls always make me feel anger, sadness, and disappointment. The anger […]

The Antidote for Anxiety

When the trials of life unexpectedly come knocking at your door, the last thing you may be thinking about is joy. Yet, the Bible repeatedly calls us to have joy in life’s most turbulent times (James 1:2-3). How in the […]

Is Repentance in John’s Gospel?

Ever since the Lordship vs. Free Grace clash occurred in the mid 1980s, a hot bed of controversy has surrounded the Gospel of John and the place of repentance in a person’s salvation. Because John is considered by many “the […]

Evangelicals Can Have Doctrinal Discussion in a God Honoring Way

“We must know when to wield the sword mightily and when to keep it sheathed!” prince of preachers Charles Spurgeon once exclaimed. On Twitter we find two types of evangelical Christian… One group steers clear of any biblical truth that […]

8 Ways to Disciple Aspiring Pastors

Knowing God’s word on pastoral qualifications (1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-7) is essential for aspiring pastors. Equally important to knowing the qualifications for pastoral ministry, is the practical application of those qualifications. Most seminarians understand that they have a long […]

Your Bible: Dust or Discipline?

In today’s postmodern world the Bible is obsolete to unbelievers – and why shouldn’t it be? God’s work through Christ’s on the cross is “foolishness to the perishing” (1 Corinthians 1:18) so it’s not surprising that His word isn’t taken […]

The Mom Who Leaves a Spiritual Legacy

Famed 19th century preacher Charles Spurgeon was known for saying that mother’s will give a sad account on the last day if all they can say is, “Lord, here are my children. I raised them as gentlemen and left them wealthy.” […]

10 Ways to Know You’re Saved

In 1535 John Rogers translated the first full Bible into the English language. Subsequently, he was the first martyr of the reformation, burned at the stake by Queen “Bloody” Mary. As he was guided to the stake, history describes his […]