We’ve turned from the one true God and turned to the gods of convenience and choice, and so we will sacrifice anything—even what is most precious—to appease our gods.
Want to know the key passages where Paul discusses justification or his advice on dealing with governmental authorities or food offered to idols?
Today is Yom Kippur, the day (beginning last night at sun down) observant Jews fast and pray, in remembrance and recollection of Israel’s history.* Though the calendar is littered with opportunities to seek pardon of sin and offence, the Jews, including their places of religious rituals and their priesthood, set aside one day to cover all manner of sins (see … Read More
Why did God consider preaching to be something of such urgency that He places a divine calling upon selected messengers to proclaim His Word? What is the purpose of this task we call preaching? Why do we preach? If you were to look at the average sermon, you might easily assume that the purpose of preaching is to teach people … Read More
An untapped method of communicating the meaning of and illustrating a biblical text is explaining in a vivid manner the original context of the Scripture.
Without a lively connection to pastoral life, preaching can easily become an academic exercise disengaged from the lives of God’s people.
After the service, my wife said, “I thought the sermon was good, but how did you know what he was going to say?” “I thought it was good too when I listened to the podcast last week,” I replied.
If you are looking for a summer read, I have a recommendation, Saying It Well by chuck Swindoll.
The Millennial generation self identifies as approximately 7% Christian. This is only 2% from being eligible to be classified as an unreached people-group. This means that all churches in North America must regain their missional footing. We are a people on a mission.