Marriage Licenses, sold by Verizon (w/ a 2-year commitment)

Ryan NealChurch, Culture, Ryan NealLeave a Comment

Cultural views on marriage are changing rapidly. The previous slow march of allowing same-sex couples to marry has sped up recently. A decade ago the question seemed to be: should homosexual couples be allowed to marry? After the initial and resounding “no” by multiple state referenda, by all accounts the cultural, electoral, and judicial answer seems to be moving in … Read More

Preach robust theology, so that in tragedy, you don’t have to…

Bryan CribbBryan Cribb, Church, Culture, Leadership, PreachingLeave a Comment

Two years ago, a friend of mine from seminary experienced an incomprehensible tragedy. His almost two-year-old daughter—a surprise baby and their fourth child—began having seizures. A day or two later she died. A little girl—so full of life, so innocent—now dead and taken from her loving parents… As a father of three little boys—four, two, and four weeks old respectively—I … Read More

Defining Expository Preaching

Michael DuduitChurch, Michael Duduit, PreachingLeave a Comment

  There are many definitions of expository preaching which have been offered over the years, but perhaps the most popular one among evangelicals is the definition of Haddon Robinson, from his book Biblical Preaching: The Development and Delivery of Expository Messages: “Expository preaching is the communication of a biblical concept, derived from and transmitted through a historical, grammatical, and literary … Read More