Presenting God as He Defines Himself in His WordMichael Grisanti | March 5, 2019
One of the common features of a postmodern world is the rejection of any exclusive truth claims. Postmodernism views all truth as relative and any exclusive truth claims as arrogant, offensive, and impossible. As we live and minister in that kind of a world, how should we preach and teach God’s Word and present God’s character to those to whom we minister?
Living Blessedly Unto God: Why Every Believer Needs Systematic TheologyPeter Sammons | February 26, 2019
The word theologian likely conjures images of elite educators and the hallowed halls of academia. But the theologian refers not to a profession, but to a way of life–one that should be common to every Christian.
Keep the Main Thing the Main ThingBruce Alvord | February 19, 2019
It’s so tempting for us to live as if the main thing about ourselves is what others can see on the outside. It’s especially crucial for church leaders to avoid this pitfall because people look to us as examples of how to live the Christian life. Unfortunately, at times we act as if degrees, experience, teaching talent, leadership skills, or a gregarious personality are more important than the inner man.
Journaling: The Art of Prayerful MeditationDan Jarms | February 12, 2019
You don’t have to journal. It’s not a biblical command. But, you do need to develop a way to prayerfully meditate on Scripture. Meditation on Scripture is fundamental to fruitfulness in our life with God. Many believers, myself included, find journaling a worthwhile avenue for prayerful meditation.
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The Horrors and Habitat of Hell: Some Details You May Not Have ConsideredChris Gee | September 18, 2018
In recent years, the concept of Hell has come under fire. Hell is seen as an antiquated tactic used by preachers of yesteryear to frighten people into making professions of faith. Passages on Hell are being reinterpreted to make them less offensive. But Scripture teaches that Hell couldn’t be more real and gives great detail about the horrors of this habitat of certain torment.
How Can I Know if I’m Saved?Paul Twiss | August 21, 2018
Many well-intentioned believers are often left wondering, “how can I know if I’m saved?” Although assurance of salvation is available to every believer, it is not promised. It is a complex issue and it is often absent in the Christian’s life.
How to Listen to an Expository SermonReagan Rose | February 14, 2018
The reason we are inattentive listeners is that while many preachers spend years honing the craft of sermon preparation, even attending years of post-graduate schooling, the average congregant has never been taught how to listen to an expository sermon.
6 Ways You Can Put God’s Glory on DisplayIrv Busenitz | January 16, 2018
After completing his junior year at Occidental College, a student from Los Angeles, CA traveled to Guatemala to engage in gospel ministry. He worked hard at improving his Spanish while serving alongside local churches to distribute tracts and preach the gospel. As months passed, he realized that most of the Guatemalans had their own language, […]
7 Reasons Your Church Should Take Eschatology SeriouslyMichael J. Vlach | January 9, 2018
It is concerning that some churches don’t take eschatology seriously. Not only should we be interested in prophetic events to come, we are also looking for our Savior, with whom we will spend eternity.