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.
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!
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.”.
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.
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 Future
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.
Buildings That Bear Witness to God
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