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Whatever Happened To Churches Meeting Felt Needs? – And What Should Replace It?
Meeting needs is a big part of the church’s mandate. But meeting "felt” needs has always been a slippery slope.
What the Kavanaugh Saga Says About Our View of Sin
Our political loyalties often prevent us from thinking biblically about the human condition.
From Maternity to Puberty: Why Salvation Is Always Going to Be Something of a Mess
If salvation can be compared to birth and puberty, then salvation is always going to be something of a mess.
Why The Public Salvation Call Is Harder In A Small Church (And A Couple Alternatives)
While small churches may not see salvations every week, we must be ready for them when they happen.
Karen Swallow Prior: Sin Is Like Walking in Front of a Bus
What my recent accident taught me about repentance.
Jonathan Edwards Taught More Than Just an Angry God
The Puritan preacher’s theology actually depends on God’s love, not God’s wrath.
I Thought God Could Never Love a Convicted Murderer. I Was Wrong.
How I found eternal life on death row.
Is the Wrath of God Really Satisfying?
God’s anger against sin is real on Good Friday, but he doesn’t “turn his face away” from the Cross.
Evangelicalism Is Far Deeper, Wider, and Greater Than the Foibles of the MomentSubscriber Access Only
An excerpt from 'Still Evangelical?'
As a New Age Enthusiast, I Fancied Myself a Free Spirit and a Good PersonSubscriber Access Only
Then a strange dream, an old friend, and a disturbing psalm woke me up to reality.
Evangelical Christians Are Sick
The movement is driven by a painful awareness that the heart—each of our hearts—is desperately wicked.
The California Fires Are Purifying My Priorities
The threat of disaster forces me to reckon with salvation—mine and others.
The Case for a ‘New Christian Zionism’
Gerald McDermott challenges simplistic thinking about Israel’s past, present, and future.
Do We Need a Stronger Word for 'Faith'?Subscriber Access Only
Why theologian Matthew Bates would have evangelicals profess ‘allegiance’ to Christ.
Do Children Go to Heaven When They Die?Subscriber Access Only
God's love for children is clear in Scripture, but the 'age of accountability' is harder to find.
Why Jesus, Not Salvation, Is God’s Greatest Gift to UsSubscriber Access Only
We’re too quick to see the What instead of the Who.
The Church’s Law-Grace Throwdown: 300 Years and Going StrongSubscriber Access Only
A group of 18th-century Scottish churchmen fought bitterly over the right teaching. How we can we avoid veering toward their extremes?
Blood, Our Horror and FascinationSubscriber Access Only
It’s part of what makes Good Friday good.
Living in the Fullness of Salvation
We should never forget the present reality of salvation.
Four Reasons I Love the Church Unapologetically
The Bible isn’t shy about showing the warts of its heroes. But the church receives praise that's second only to Jesus himself.
No Cheeks Left to Turn: The Double Persecution of Africa’s Largest Church
No Cheeks Left to Turn: The Double Persecution of Africa’s Largest Church
Weary of attacks by Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen, Christians in Nigeria ask how long they’re supposed to “count it all joy.”
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