Recently Added Blog Entries

Jul 5

What I’ve Learned in my First Year of Seminary by Mike Dixon

God is producing lifelong fruit and an eternal joy within me during these formative years in the classroom and in the church.

Jul 3

The Most Radical Mission For Christians May Be The Most Mundane by Brett McCracken

Mission isn’t just something made possible by a passport or a seminary degree. It’s a paradigm which should inform everything we do

Jul 3

What Is Union With Christ? by Cale Fauver

We have died to sin in his death and are now alive to God in his resurrection.

Jul 2

On First Looking into Spurgeon’s Sermons by Jason G. Duesing

On first looking into Spurgeon’s sermons, I have found joy and awe in the work of Spurgeon, the man, but also in the work of Spurgeon’s God.

Jul 1

3 Things to Be Careful About Saying at the Start of Your Service by Jared C. Wilson

Here are some common introductory cliches that might be worth weighing in terms of their helpfulness to the congregation's gathering to worship.

Jul 1

Links For The Church by Staff

This week's links include resources on spirituality, leadership, pain, family worship, and waiting. 

Jun 28

Of Blooms and Roots by Katie McCoy

We don’t always see what the Vinedresser is doing beneath the surface, but we can rest assured that it’s always for our growth.

Jun 27

The Tragedy of Sparing Others from Obedience by Joey Nickerson

We’re not doing anyone any favors by sparing them obedience, even when it’s hard, even when it feels “insane.” We’re only withholding from them everything on the other side.

Jun 27

Why the Church Still Needs Immutability

A Conversation with Six Pastors and Scholars About an Attribute That Matters

A classical Christian understanding of God’s immutability would maintain that God cannot – and need not! – change even by a divine decision to alter himself. 

Jun 27

Amsterdam and Autonomy: The Good News of a Sovereign God by Ronni Kurtz

There is only one who instructs the rain to fall on Holland. There is only one who know the number of Netherland hairs. There is only one who administers days to Amsterdam. There is only one who is truly sovereign.