Articles

Jan 26

Considering Grief by Jeffrey Perry

My kids love stories, and honestly, I would argue that we all do. I remember around the age of ten, my dad would read a chapter of the Hardy Boys before bed. As my brothers and I listened, we would become engulfed in the story. However, as exciting as it was, there was always a […]

Jan 24

Cultivating Faith Like a Child by Adam Kareus

“I’m getting a new friend tomorrow!” This was the announcement my 5-year-old daughter had for me when I picked her up from kindergarten. She was absolutely sure she would have a new friend coming. This was kind of mystifying for me, for while I am aware that little kids make friends with an ease that […]

Jan 19

Why Your Students Need a Reading Plan by Andrew Harper

To be totally honest, I didn’t start reading the Bible on a consistent basis until I was in college, I didn’t read much of anything until I was in college. It wasn’t that I didn’t like the Bible or think it wasn’t important, I just didn’t know where to start. The Bible is a big […]

Jan 18

How to (Actually) Reach Your City for Christ by Doug Hanna

This is a story about how a really discouraging Easter led to one of the healthiest seasons in the life of our church.

Jan 13

Keeping the Faith: Spurgeon and the Downgrade Controversy by Jason K. Allen

As Christians, we are called to share our faith, but we are also called to keep it.

Jan 12

Worship: The Completion of Our Affection by Dustin Rouse

C.S. Lewis is one of my favorite authors. One of the most impactful things he has written in regards to worship isn’t about the subject of worship in particular, but it definitely helps my heart to feel and my mind to know what is true. He says this in “Reflections on the Psalms” : “I […]

Jan 12

A Plea for Sound Doctrine by Brannon Pate

If you could write a letter to someone before you died, what would you say? Many of us would write to our spouses, children, or close friends to remind them how much we love them. Or perhaps some of us would write to that person who we had withheld forgiveness from for so long to […]

Jan 10

5 Books Every Student Should Read Before Graduating High School by Will Standridge

When I was in high school a pastor put Don’t Waste Your Life by John Piper in my hands and it changed my life. It helped reorient my worldview around a sovereign God who called me to spend my life for the things that mattered. That book was a cheap, but enormous investment in my […]

Jan 10

What I Have Learned About Pastoring Senior Saints by Caleb Fleming

I recently visited with some of the senior saints in the church I pastor. I have been asking them this question: What do you wish young pastors knew about pastoring senior adults? The responses have been interesting but perhaps not that surprising. In this post, I will share some insights from these conversations and provide […]

Jan 6

The Other Gospels of Our Day by Aaron Frasier

None of these other gospels are flat-out rejections of Christ. They actually take an aspect of the true gospel and make it the only thing that is important. That’s why it’s so easy to be deceived by them.