Read the whole thing here. 1. Am I fully persuaded that a course of action is right? 2. Can I do it as though I were doing it for God? 3. Would following a course of action be a stumbling block to other […]
There’s a guy in my church who’s gotten serious about killing his desire for pornography. After realizing that he has had a longer relationship with pornography than any girlfriend, he decided that he’d had enough. He was married to pornography and it was […]
I gave a recent sermon at Christ the King Church regarding the Bible’s teaching that we should “redeem the time.” This means that every second of every day counts and should be dedicated to God. But how do we do this when time […]
Justin Taylor at the Gospel Coalition blog has posted a chronology of events that took place from the biblical accounts of Good Friday. This would make some worthwhile reading and meditation for the most sober day of the year.
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The Resurgence addresses this question. I’d be curious to hear your thoughts about this in the comments.
A study by LIfeway research reveals how typical protestant (across all denominations) pastors spend their time, by number of hours on particular activities. More details available here.
Here’s a helpful summary of New Calvinism from the resurgence website. New Calvinism is more than a view of how people become Christians, it is a complete worldview which acknowledges God’s total control over the universe. Read it here.
I recently came across a blog post that quotes Kevin DeYoung’s book, Why We Love the Church, with some of the typical complaints leveled against the church. We need to love the church, warts and all, because the church is people. I have tweaked […]
I wonder how many young men would choose to enter the ministry if they knew, from the very beginning, that their churches would never exceed a few dozen people, their salary would always be meager, their church budgets would always be tight, and […]
Bankrate.com has an interesting article about how certain things we deem “needs” more likely belong in the category “wants” or even “entitlements.” Jay McDonald writes, A lot of us in wealthy, overspending America are either born or raised with a tremendous sense of […]
Jorge Sedaca, who is on staff at the North American Mission Board in church planting, posted an article recently about visiting churches and experiencing some thoughts on why people don’t sing in church. I’ve summarized his thoughts below, but the whole article is […]