3 Ways Suffering Produces Sanctification
Suffering for the believer is never without purpose.
testing. As we go through trials, we develop greater perseverance to deal with increased challenges. Consider James's words on the subject: Consider
3 Tips for Reaching the Dechurched
Every church should be thinking about how to reach the dechurched
But we're recognizing it takes a long time so everything done needs to be tempered with love and perseverance. This is an issue of patience and endurance with rewards over time.
To Close or Revitalize: That Is the Question—7 Steps to Know
How can you know if it's time for you to revitalize your church or write its eulogy?
It takes leadership, commitment to the mission, and strong ability to lead people to change patterns that have been established over many years, and perseverance to lead through
Pro-Life Christian or Pro-Justice Christian? Yes.
Are Christians supposed to be pro-life or pro-justice? Kelly Rosati shares: we ought to be both.
From the pro-life perspective, I have learned about perseverance and faithfulness to the truth, even when it's the most unpopular position in the world.
Pope Apologizes to 'First Evangelicals' for Persecution
The Waldensians suffered years of massacre, rape, and pillaging during the Catholic Church’s attempt to stomp it out.
“The story of the Waldensians is a story of devotion to the Scriptures, and of perseverance—a story that should inspire us all,” wrote Christian History magazine in a 1989 issue devoted
Kids Want What We Teach Them to Want
Habit proves to be powerful liturgy.
Times column, “Putting Grit in Its Place.” Brooks laments that our educational system, with its emphasis on grade-point average, forges “grit”—the mindless perseverance for extrinsic
Salvation and the Mission of God: Derek Thomas Part 2
In part two of his thoughts on salvation, Dr. Derek Thomas looks at the atonement, evangelism, and cooperation.
My assurance of final glorification is not ultimately based on my faith or my perseverance, but on the finished work of Christ. What ultimately brings comfort
7 Spiritual Lessons from Running
What hitting the running trail taught me about the Christian life.
Given all the lessons I've learned on the running trail, Hebrews 12:1 resonates deeply with me as it tells us to “run with perseverance the race marked out for us” (Heb. 12:1).
Why We Really Put Our Kids in Sports
Our goodhearted support prioritizes athleticism more than we think.
sports leagues. We say want them to be healthy and fit, and to learn the values athletics can foster, like cooperation, perseverance, and confidence. We
Christians Can't Help Abiding in Christ
If we are in Jesus, we will stay connected to him.
Christians Can't Help Abiding in Christ. If we are in Jesus, we will stay connected to him. C. John Collins/ February 19, 2016. Christians Can't Help Abiding in Christ.
20 Truths from Joy for the World: Christians, Culture, and the Joy of God
With every passing minute, Christianity is becoming less accepted in broader culture. What can be done?
real divine calling, which is the real source of a satisfactory life: to do the right thing in the right way for the right reason, in childlike reliance on God… It's a call to perseverance in doing
Died: Ian Howard Marshall, Courageous and Winsome Bible Scholar
A tribute to the New Testament expert who kept the flame of evangelical scholarship from burning out.
He was former editor of The Evangelical Quarterly and author of Kept by the Power of God: A Study of Perseverance and Falling Away, Luke: Historian and Theologian, The Origins of