Tag: truth

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 […]

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 […]

Hey Bill Johnson & Bethel Church, God Put Himself in a Box Called “Bible”

I receive emails from people around the world who are deeply confused and frightened by the teaching and supposed “miracle” ministry of Bill Johnson, Bethel Church, and Jesus Culture in Redding California. Many of these emails are from well meaning friends and family […]

American Christianity: So Easy Anyone Can Do It

Has your comfort zone fooled you into thinking you’re living for Christ?

3 Ways a Small Group Will Save Your Life

Small Groups Are Vitally Important… Want to hear a staggering statistic? Approximately 90% of the people in our church who are in a small group (what we call Life Groups), are bearing fruit in their walk with Christ. They’re dealing […]

Killing Sin

As I was listening to a sermon recently from a well-known Pastor, he shared a story about his mom giving him a Bible with a very impactful sentence she had written in the front. It said, “This book will keep […]

Stop Thanking Your Pastor

It was Arthur W. Pink who wrote: The great work of the pulpit is to press the authoritative claims of the Creator and Judge of all the earth—to show how short we have come of meeting God’s just requirements, to […]