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.
While important matters call for our earthly attention, we cannot forget that the church's unique commission is to promote a kingdom that cannot be shaken.
We ought to be the most hospitable toward the sojourners among us.
The promise of the gospel is not that man will remember you, but that God knows you.
We really do want the best for you, which is why we felt like you needed to know these things. With a little more hard work and concentrated effort on your part, this can be a win-win for all of us.
How can a church engage in social justice without falling into the errors of the social gospel?
Seven pitfalls to avoid when preaching expositional sermons.
Is your greatest desire to see the gospel go forward in the place where God has you?
We ask Clint Pressley, "How do you lead big change in a church without blowing it up?"
The call to plant and pastor is primarily a call to help people keep the gospel in focus.
What are the pastor's most important weekly tasks?
Our people need the hope of the cross and the assurance of the resurrection.
Ultimately, God’s glory in your selections should be more important than making someone happy
There is no nobler task than to deliver good news to weary souls week-in and week-out.
A simple, but profound truth: Jesus came to save glory thieves from themselves.
I have composed this list thinking of the kinds of needs and interests most Christians seek out answers for in the sorts of books that sell most often at Christian bookstores.
How important is it for preachers to pay attention to cultural trends and popular media?
Community isn’t something that comes to us; it’s something that we go toward.
Belief in the gospel is the only way anyone can cross the gospel line and experience eternal life.
We asked H.B. Charles: "What are some common rookie preaching mistakes?"
What are the pastor's most important weekly tasks?
Five little words that once fed my pride in ministry are now terrifying to me.
Christians should have nothing to do with utilitarian arguments against abortion.
All of us... are communicators of the gospel.
How can smaller churches conduct successful ministry training?
Christians must hold to the higher standard that all believers are one, a new race in Christ.
We ask David Prince, "Who is a criminally under-appreciated figure in church history we should know more about?"
How do you lead big change in a church without blowing it up?
If God has called you to be His preacher, never stoop to be a king of men.
In the spirit of charity, seeking to identify some good gifts the seeker church of yesteryear has given contemporary evangelicalism
The pastor's wife is just like every other woman in the church when it comes to friendship: she gets a choice who she lets in.
This is an important and vital issue most Christians face but never really understand or defeat because they are blinded to it.
Usually, the gospel-fix isn’t the quickest fix.
Do you ask yourself how your job change could affect your church? Do you consider how your moving would impact the work of God through your church in your community? Do you seek insight into how your decision to leave or stay at your local church would affect the advancement of the gospel?
These 4 recommendations will help you create a culture of discipleship in your home.
Your spiritual legacy and that which you impress within the life of your children will be influenced by these four areas
Understanding ecclesiology’s rightful place among other doctrines and grasping how the Gospel-centered nature of the church positions that doctrine in service of the Great Commission is just the grand beginning of treasures.
Should Christians defend themselves?
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Christians should defend the religious liberty of other faiths with as much zeal as they defend their own.
The church’s attention to Jesus’ return seems to be seasonal, with interest rising and falling based upon a host of issues, most especially current geo-political events. The need of the hour is not for more end-times speculation, but an impact upon how we live the Christian life every day.
The plunge of any pastor represents the potential for every pastor.
Little did I know that brief conversation would be the last time I get to talk to my father in this life.
Don't preach as an employee of the church.
With people coming from different Christian traditions, or no Christian background at all, we believe it's important to explain why we do what we do on the Lord's Day.
No, the term “lay elder” is not in the Bible, but why not get more hands for the harvest, especially if the men are qualified and doing the work?
Countless angels long to look into the gospel, and God provides them the opportunity through His church.
We ask Lane Harrison, "How do you develop a church’s passion for church planting?"
This divine charge should make you nervous to speak the word faithfully, clearly, and unapologetically.
These mistakes are all common to emerging preachers and many gifted expositors have stumbled through them.