This week's links include resources on conviction, congregational singing, preaching race, and weary moms.
This week's links include resources on rest, childlessness, spiritual strength, and a forgotten hero.
This week's links include resources on self-care, abortion, our problem, and community.
This week's links include resources on social media, raising faithful kids, lessons for American Christians, and the benefits of discipleship.
This week's links include resources on entertainment, letting God, the Trinity debate, and singleness.
This week's links include resources on spiritual formation, joy, women's roles, and multi-ethnic ministry.
This week's links include resources on curiosity, congregational singing, procrastination, and weakness.
This week's links include resources on womanliness, accountability, seminary, and presence.
This week's links include resources on declining church attendence, self-love, singing in church, and women in seminary.
This week's links include resources on the rich, waiting, masculine friendship, and heresy.
This week's links provide resources on apologetics, Aleppo, the Word of the Year, and ministry kids.
This week's links include resources on Christmas giving, student missionaries, racial reconciliation, and hiring women.
This week's links include resources on in-person relationships, advent, one-sided friendship, and Linus' blanket.
This week's links provide resources on interpreting the Bible, true masculinity, resolutions, and Christology.
This week's links provide resources on limitedness, songwriting, praying for America, the problem of evil, and women's ministry health.
This week's links include resources on feeling dead on the inside, pro-life causes, repetition in worship, and teaching children about hell.
This week's links include resources on loving the church, equal friendship, marriage and singleness, and evangelism.
This week's links provide resources on prayer, love, enemies, and community.
This week's links provide resources on critique, praying for president elect, union and suffering, and heaven.
This week's links include resources on Halloween, assurance of salvation, dating, and dreaming.
This week's links include women's discipleship, race conversations, creeds, and conscience.
This week's links provide helpful resources on nurturing, pains of humanity, mental illness, a prayer for unity, and encouragement.
This week's links cover the topics of cynicism, joy, singleness, and second glance logic.
This week's links provide resources on the local church, your mind, surviving, helping the hurting, and tent-making.
How are God's messengers like wind and fire?
What are some non-negotiables for training leaders in the church?
The call to keep your heart is a call to work on your life internally, not merely externally.
Resolved, constantly, with the utmost niceness and diligence, and the strictest scrutiny, to be looking into the state of my soul, that I may know whether I have truly an interest in Christ or no.
Walk where Edwards and Whitefield walked, visit everywhere from Yale to Harvard and coastal Maine to rural Vermont, meet with local pastors and church planters, and even enjoy some local eateries and coffee.
What qualities are non-negotiable for biblical leadership?
It is a bitter sweet,
A sorrow full of joy . . .
According to Tim Keller, virtually all the great evangelistic challenges of the New Testament are basically calls to plant churches, not simply to share the faith.
How do you win a church to mission?
Why is the Holy Spirit inside us better than the Jesus beside us?
What is the one thing we need to remember about mission in the Bible Belt?
The cliche "God hates the sin but loves the sinner" is false on the face of it and should be abandoned.
An interview with Owen Strachan, professor at Midwestern Seminary and Director of the Center for Public Theology.
We've been pleased to bring on board a couple of editorial assistants to help with the day-to-day publication of FTC resources and other Midwestern publishing needs, and it's my privilege to introduce them to you.
The prayer of a Christian is not an attempt to force God's hand, but a humble acknowledgment of helplessness and dependence.
When guilt persists, remember where Jesus is and where he's been.
Do we want to guarantee that our children will run in the opposite direction of our most cherished biblical convictions? All we have to do is sterilize our churches.
"Sooner might fire be without heat, and a solid body be without weight, than a true faith of the gospel be without evangelical holiness."
In Christ, there is the fullness of a fountain, which proceeds from himself and depends on no one else.
How important is it for preachers to pay attention to cultural trends and popular media?
Must we teach our teens to be responsible, to cherish their purity, and to save the gift of sexual intimacy for marriage? Yes, without question. But so many of our
efforts amount to condemning present affections without that expulsive power of a new one.
This is the meaning of existence, if you will accept it and enter in.
What are the non-negotiables for sermon preparation?
At each new beginning, the centrality of God's authoritative and creative word is reaffirmed and reemphasized. Because our salvation is not born of human will or merit but the powerful word of God, which dissolves darkness into light and raises the dead to life.
Jonathan Edwards saw God's grace as a tide of goodness.