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David Platt to Be a Teaching Pastor—Is it a Bridge Too Far for the IMB President?
International Mission Board president to become McLean Bible teaching pastor.
t assume that the person doing day-to-day leadership has to be the best in every category: the best preacher, the best leader, the best whatever else the church needs. Third, you are a
Hypocrisy on Display in Hollywood and in Politics: Responding with Anger and Humility
Integrity is the opposite of hypocrisy.
Third, we cannot expect our public figures to be perfect, but we must expect them to be who they say At the end of the day, our conscience screams at the hypocrisy of others, as it should
John Adams’ Words 240 Years Later: A Faith Filter for the Church Today
The role of the “great Politician” can only be found in the person of Jesus Christ.
And this just isn't so. No matter how close to godliness we may appear to be, we are all tainted with sin at the end of the day. Third, we regroup as Christ-followers.
Kaepernick, Speech, and a Job: The Cleat May Soon be on the Other Foot
Free speech is important, but is it always helpful, and how does it relate to employment?
Third, yes, this is unpopular speech, but it is worth remembering that Christians have some unpopular speech as well. Why? Well, they didn't kneel to the prevailing views of the day.
Hugh Hefner, Mourning, and Legacies: Beyond the Pipe and the Robe
Is sex better because of Hugh Hefner?
Third, we mourn the legacy of a pornified culture. At the end of the day, I think we need to ask, “Is sex better because of Hugh Hefner?” After all, his desired legacy was to set us free from
Inside the Museum of the BibleSubscriber Access Only
The new museum wants to ignite passion for the Word through high-tech wizardry and scholarly detachment. Can it do it all?
Every 90 minutes the sky above the ancient town changes from day to night, and Alongside exhibits dedicated to the display of the museum's permanent collections, one-third of which
When Questions Reflect Issues of the Heart: A New Evangelism for a New Day
The questions have changed, but the needs are the same.
That day, as I picked up my Chocolate Macadamia Nut coffee, Sam posed a tough question to me. A third wondered how a loving God could send anyone to hell.
On Christians Unable to Critique President Trump: Loyalty and the Rorschach Test
If you are unable to critique a president, you've lost your prophetic witness.
He sent out no tweet that day—only one of four days in his presidency that have in his response (and unnecessarily divided the country), some Christians acted like third-grade children
Most Read Posts of 2016 (11-20)
It's that time of year.
to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with
Three Church-Planting Practices That Need To Die
Humility in community for the glory of God
to be a community of people who walk together Sunday through Saturday and who see each day as an opportunity to worship God and draw others into His Kingdom. Third, we must
Breaking the 200 Barrier: New Vintage Church in Richland, Washington
Church seeks to meet the needs of unbelievers in southwest Washington State
One day at a pastors' luncheon, early in our planting journey, another church planter friend asked me The third way to lead that will help cause numerical growth is to stay the course with
Missions Sunday: Hermeneutics for Healthy Churches, Part One
Training in biblical interpretation should be an integral part of every missions strategy.
As he walks, he wonders what work God might be leading him to do that day. THIRD, training in biblical interpretation equips leaders for appropriate contextualization.
Hispanic Evangelicals & Politics Today: My Interview with Gabriel Salguero
Rev. Salguero is the founder of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition (NaLEC) and a pastor in Orlando, FL
and are realizing that the dearth of viable political options calls us to carve a third way that will We are praying for a new day when evangelicalism is not seen as the religious face of any
Happy Birthday, Dear Church
Why Pentecost Sunday is worth celebrating.
Apparently, my attempts to catechize Walker had him picturing the third member of the Trinity more like Casper than the Spirit of the Living Christ. We needed help. A Holy Ghost day.
Sexual Addiction Destroyed My Pastorate
Exposing the truth was just the first step to redemption.
and calls when we struggled, or we would just call if we had not heard from each other that day. us to stay in our home, keep two kids in college, and prepare to send a third to school.
Breathing New Life into the Christian University
What would it look like if higher education were grounded in the worship, love, and study of God?
These scenes cry out for a wholly revised vision for higher education in our day. Glanzer, Nathan F. Alleman, and Todd C. Ream (the first two from Baylor University, the third from Taylor
Patriotic Worship is Coming to a Church Near You
Pastors and churches mix patriotism and worship around July 4th.
surveyed say their church will change its worship service to acknowledge America's Independence Day. A third of pastors (34 percent) say they plan to include other special ceremonies
Sunday Journeys - One Month at Moody Church
I love the diversity of cultures, ages, and worship styles.
Third, the age diversity is refreshing. It's a fascinating place, and I'm learning more every day about the history and heritage, but also about the present and future.
Embracing Valentine’s Day Disappointment
Why a holiday of unmet expectations leads me to the Resurrection.
For me, Valentine's Day looks like almost every other day and involves laundry, schoolwork, a scramble to In the third century, the Roman Empire under Claudius II had grown vast and
Does Your Pastor Need a Friend?Subscriber Access Only
A study reveals why relational ministry can leave our inner circle empty.
One day I asked him, “What happens if someone deliberately tries to add more people to their social In fact, almost a third of ministers had no friends at all in their inner circle (only family
What to Make of Karl Barth’s Steadfast Adultery
What to Make of Karl Barth’s Steadfast Adultery
Do the recent revelations discredit his theology?
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