Recently Added Blog Entries

Aug 6

The Gospel According to Essential Oils by Andrea Burke

I am not against you, friend. I’m against the golden calf that I’ve seen built in your midst.

Aug 6

Pastor, Don’t Avoid Uncomfortable Topics by Brett McCracken

Pastors, your people want you to go there.​

Aug 5

Narratives of Surprising Conversions

3 Stories of the Gospel's Unusual Power

Here are just three of my favorite anecdotes touching on the surprising power of grace.

Aug 5

Why We Sent Our Daughters To Hard Places by Michael Lewis

Through yieldedness and surrender, we placed her in the Lord’s hands; it was not easy; lots of tears were shed and fervent intercession was made. 

Aug 5

Links For The Church (8/5) by Staff

This week's links include resources on being uncomfortable at church, kids and transgenderism, recruiting young leaders, missionaries of color, and growing in Christ. 

Aug 2

Introducing #FTCFriday by Staff

We are excited to introduce a fun new weekly tradition—#FTCFriday!  

Aug 1

The Pastor as Evangelist by Glen Higgins

For the pastor to ignore evangelism is to have an unfulfilled incomplete ministry. 

Jul 31

Are There Good and Bad Kinds of Accountability? by Jaime Owens

If we deny we’ve been tempted or sinned, leave out parts of the truth, or distort the facts, then we’re robbing ourselves of holiness and joy.

Jul 31

The Enduring Witness of a Normal Life by Russell L. Meek

Mimi is a good reminder, to me at least, to curb my ambition and instead simply, faithfully seek Christ.

Jul 30

Beware of Sin by Sam Parkison

You can try as hard as you may, clawing at the mud and gravel and tree roots with a free hand—as long as the other hand clutches onto that sin, the ditch is your home.