Aaron Armstrong

Aaron Armstrong, a Regular Contributor to For The Church, is a writer, blogger and speaker based in Ontario, Canada. He is the author of Awaiting a Savior: the Gospel, the New Creation and the End of Poverty, and Contend: Defending the Faith in a Fallen World, a contributor to The Gospel Coalition and blogs daily at Blogging Theologically.

Nov 30

Letters to a New Believer, Part Seven by Aaron Armstrong

I've got to be honest: Christian art really bums me out.

Sep 28

Letters to a New Believer, Part Six by Aaron Armstrong

The biggest mistake I made in leaving the first church I was a part of was I didn't leave soon enough. I know that sounds awful, but let me explain . . .

Sep 28

Letters to a New Believer, Part Five by Aaron Armstrong

After the service, we asked one of the pastors, "Does this happen every Sunday?"

Aug 6

Letters to a New Believer, Part Four by Aaron Armstrong

Where the Bible speaks on sexual purity it does not offer suggestions. It provides commands. And these are commands we are to obey.

Aug 5

Letters to a New Believer, Part Three by Aaron Armstrong

It was 2006, I'd been a Christian for just over a year, it was my first missions trip, and it was super-awkward. It wasn't that I didn't know what happened (though I did), nor was it that I was particularly uncomfortable in front of a crowd (though I was). What made it awkward was the way I was telling the story wasn't right.

Jun 3

Put a Rock in Their Shoe by Aaron Armstrong

Evangelism is often a slow process; sometimes it’s enough to stick a rock in someone’s shoe, and see what God does with it.

May 14

Letters to a New Believer, Part Two by Aaron Armstrong

The Bible is the foundation of our life as Christians. Get a grip on it now. Don't let anything else take away from its priority in your life. Do this, and it will go well for you.

May 4

Letters to a New Believer, Part One by Aaron Armstrong

About a year or so into being a Christian, I did something absolutely, spectacularly dumb: I joined the men's ministry leadership team at our church. Seriously, on a scale of dumb to really dumb, this was just the worst.

Apr 2

The Challenge of Contending by Aaron Armstrong

How do we contend for the faith and guard the gospel without being argumentative, judgmental, or cantakerous?