Discipleship. Discipleshift. Disciple-Making Disciples. It’s all the rage right now to talk about discipleship and we must. The current state of the declining church is the fruit of our lack of engaging in discipleship in recent history. It’s so bad…
A few years ago, I grew tired of hearing about others “on mission” and evangelizing with so little of it in my own life. Something in me desperately desired for evangelism to become a normal part of my life….
Evangelism continues to be the most discussed, least practiced, and most intimidating idea in the American church.
Reactionary Christianity causes a stir, but doesn’t inspire to action beyond debate. Biblical Christianity cultivates a sustained expectancy as we pursue scriptural living.
Adoption is a beautiful picture of the gospel of Jesus Christ, demonstrating that God the Father desired to bring us into His family to experience His blessings.
I recently read Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp, where he pulls back the curtain on pastoral ministry. In his book, he confronts the notion that pastors have their lives perfectly put together, never fail, and have different needs from every other Christian. Many…
I watched this firsthand in New York City last week when Sandy caused devastation and destruction through flooding and power outages. The response of the church declared the gospel of Jesus Christ and demonstrated a concern for His name to be lifted high and represented rather than the name of any church.
There is so much brokenness in the world, how can you ever identify where to get involved? It seems that various winds of doctrine have been joined by various winds of mercy & justice initiatives.
While we were in Manhattan, we saw two people proselytizing (proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ) using a megaphone in Union Square and another in the subway. They were both preaching the warnings of sin and the impending judgment.