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Three Biblical Frameworks for Faithfulness in the Post-Christendom West (Part 1)
Call. Context. Commission.
In John 20:19-23, Jesus meets with the disciples one of the last times. It is into this fear that Jesus both comforts us and calls us to action: “Peace be with you.
Unlocking Eight Motivational Triggers for Evangelism and Discipleship
How can we "spur one another on toward love and good deeds”?
in the people we lead. We know we can't change people; yet, we deeply desire to see them wholeheartedly following Jesus. How do we activate people's
Advent: The Birth of Christ Is Too Big for One Day
Why our family is celebrating Advent this year.
Believers sport bumper stickers and coffee mugs with the saying 'Jesus is the reason for the season,' but do we really mean it? He is Jesus: the long-awaited Messiah.
Three Biblical Frameworks for Faithfulness in the Post-Christendom West (Part 2)
Call. Context. Commission.
world. In the Book of John, Jesus tells us that his kingdom is “not of this world” and that his followers do not belong to this world (John 15:19, 18:36). He
Forks & Spoons - A Simple Evangelism Strategy [Gospel Life Podcast]
Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus.
Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus. This Advent, consider ways to open up your home to those who don't yet know Jesus.
3 Tips for Hosting an Outstanding Church Dinner or Potluck
Use the dinner table like Jesus did.
3 Tips for Hosting an Outstanding Church Dinner or Potluck. Use the dinner table like Jesus did. 1. Set an Abundant Table. Jesus spent a lot of time around tables.
Saturday is for Seminars and Church Signs
16 shopping days till Christmas
Please join me at one of these events, and pray for me that we make much of Jesus at all of them. Church Signs. … and now a few church signs! Thanks, @Blue_Bryan!
Getting Past Inertia: Three Simple Tips for Sharing Our Faith
Sailboats and lists
life gets busy but, at the end of the day, no packed schedule or professional pursuit should get in the way of our willingness to obey the Great Commission and see people trust in Jesus.
One-on-One with Elmer Towns on His New Paraphrase “The Bible by Jesus”
An extended sermon in the words of the Savior
One-on-One with Elmer Towns on His New Paraphrase “The Bible by Jesus”. One-on-One with Elmer Towns on His New Paraphrase “The Bible by Jesus”.
Michael Flynn Isn’t the Only Guilty One
Michael Flynn, fake news, and an opportunity to ask why Christians are often the target audience.
were American Christians. Accounts such as “Army of Jesus” regularly posted disturbing images blending spiritual themes and the election. Or, perhaps
Evangelical Christians Are Sick
The movement is driven by a painful awareness that the heart—each of our hearts—is desperately wicked.
to perceive that my life hung by a slender thread, … and I found no way wherein I could escape the damnation of hell, only through the merits of my dying Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.”.
Why was Jesus so effective at reaching messy people? [Gospel Life Podcast]
Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus.
Nov 20, 2017. evangelism, podcast. Why was Jesus so effective at reaching messy people? [Gospel Life Podcast]. Why was Jesus so effective at reaching messy people?
The Jesusy Movement
Sure, all kinds of Christians love Jesus. But he’s especially central in evangelical piety.
The Jesusy Movement. Sure, all kinds of Christians love Jesus. He said that when evangelicals move into Catholicism, “I hope they bring Jesus with them.
China Tells Christians to Replace Images of Jesus with Communist President
Propaganda effort in poor province latest sign of Xi Jinping consolidating control.
China Tells Christians to Replace Images of Jesus with Communist President. International.
Feeling the ‘Ugh’ at Christmastime
Can your church be honest about heartache this Advent?
Jesus' title is right there in the name of this season, but if celebrating Jesus means forcing a smile in a world that's broken, with hearts that are broken, our faith seems cruel.
The Holy Ghost of Christmas Past, Present, and FutureSubscriber Access Only
Our Christmas stories may be missing their most important character.
In pageants, there are a lot of parts to go around: Mary, Joseph, and the baby Jesus; the angels, shepherds, and Magi; perhaps even Elizabeth and Zechariah, Simeon and Anna.
Evangelical vs. Born Again: A Survey of What Americans Say and Believe Beyond Politics
Less than half who claim either label have evangelical beliefs. Most likely: African Americans.
The first two—“have made a personal commitment to Jesus Christ that is still important in their life today, and believe that when they die, they will go to heaven because they have
How to Help Someone Make the Best Decision of His or Her Life
All Christians are called to share their faith.
So often, Christians assume that people's decision to follow Jesus should best be made with a pastor or 'professional evangelist.' So often, Christians do the hard relational work of
Buildings That Bear Witness to GodSubscriber Access Only
How theology sheds new light on the purposes of architecture.
(We learn, for instance, how the temple in Jerusalem points to Jesus, the true temple.) Does In the New Testament, Jesus can seem indifferent about the fate of the temple building itself.
The Need for Culturally Agile Leaders in Church Planting
The mission of God knows no cultural boundaries
They root the foundation of leadership and the identity of a leader in the Gospel so that, like Jesus, leaders can put away their personal preferences and be comfortable in preferring
Beautiful Word: The Story of the ESV Illuminated Bible
Beautiful Word: The Story of the ESV Illuminated Bible
Renowned designer Dana Tanamachi brings modern illustrations to the ancient text.
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