Blog Archive

What Ever Happened to Evangelism?

Reagan Rose | July 17, 2018

The hard work of gospel proclamation has taken a back seat in evangelicalism today. We are in the midst of a mission drift, a digression toward greater emphasis on temporal social issues. But if you believe that the church possesses a gospel which is the only hope for the eternal salvation of souls, you must agree that it is the most important cause we could engage in.

Overcoming Youth and Inexperience in Ministry

Jonathan Rourke | July 10, 2018

You can overcome the handicap of youth and inexperience by following the advice given to Timothy in 1 Timothy 5:1-2. Even the youngest servant of the Lord, if diligent in pursuing these virtues, will have both an impact, and an audience.

Do Your Hermeneutics Hold to Sola Scriptura?

Abner Chou | July 3, 2018

Our commitment to Sola Scriptura leads to a commitment to hermeneutics—how we study the Bible. We do not want to be people who merely confess Sola Scriptura but those who live it with conviction.

12 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Seminary

John MacArthur | June 26, 2018

Choosing the right seminary is crucial, for it will shape your thinking process in all future ministries. Seminary should be a place where men enjoy spiritual, biblical, and theological growth—not a battleground where they try to hold on to a remnant of their faith.

Promises for Pessimists

Reagan Rose | June 19, 2018

Christians ought to have the most positive outlook on life. Not because we are blissfully unaware of the pains of life, but because we have a hope grounded in the promises of God. It is by the promises of God, that Christians alone have the sure-rooted optimism that enables them to face the deepest disappointment and the most profound pain with genuine joy.

How to Make the Most of Your Time in Sermon Prep

Brian Biedebach | June 5, 2018

If you are not afraid to be vulnerable and model your process before others, block diagramming during discipleship can help you to make the most of your time in sermon prep. By doing this weekly exercise with men, I discovered I was benefitting just as much as they were, if not more.

Our Only Boast: a 3-Part Plan to Brag in Christ

Anthony Kidd | May 29, 2018

My aim is to challenge you to make the finished work of Jesus on the cross your only boast. I have a three-part-plan, taken from Galatians 6:14, to ensure that Christ will be the only thing you brag about.

The Wretched Art of Loveless Discernment

Reagan Rose | May 22, 2018

We must wield discernment like a surgeon’s scalpel. As we contend for right doctrine, we must take care to adorn it with right attitudes and behavior. We must discern with precision, humility, and sorrow. Not to temper the truth, but rather that we might bolster the truth with love.

Becoming a Praying Church

Dan Jarms | May 15, 2018

Our church is taking steps to becoming a praying church. A praying church is one where private prayer, gathered prayer, and spontaneous prayer are noticeable priorities. For us, disciplined and strategic use of time in prayer fuels the spontaneous and continuous prayer of which Paul writes “pray without ceasing.”

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