But Faith listens neither to Presumption, nor to Despair, nor to Cowardice, nor to Precipitancy, but it hears God say, "Stand still," and immovable as a rock it stands.
Trevin Wax answers the question: What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?
Big buildings seem wasteful, almost ungodly, to a certain segment of evangelicals these days.
Actively working toward maturity in Christ is a necessary part of learning from others.
The impulse that says, "Men should not be there," should be laid to rest. Abortion is a problem for men.
It has become commonplace in the church for ills and problems to demand the majority of our attention and focus. In considering God's design for the body of Christ, what would it look like for pastors and laypeople to spend adequate time and energy seeking out solutions to these problems as well?
For the believer committed to upholding the authority of God's Word, seemingly inherent desires never justify a choice to sin. The real issue at the heart of the matter is the answer to the question: “Which matters most to me, the way I feel or what God says?”
Russell Moore answers the question: How political should a local church pastor get with his flock?
If the pastor and his wife do not bind together to fight against sin in their lives and ministry, Satan will take hold.
We Christians of all backgrounds and proclivities can trap ourselves in webs of pride that threaten to kill our spirituality and love for the Lord.