How many of us would have devised the cross as God’s way of salvation? Probably none of us. We want a theology of glory more than a theology of the cross. That’s why Judas betrayed Jesus and the crowd chose Barabbas. And yet… the cross is the power of God for salvation.
Who are the people who preach the gospel for selfish gain, and why would Paul be ok with them?
A posture of humility and meekness is necessary for the Christian life. Afterall, how can you confess your sin and place all your confidence in Jesus Christ (rather than yourself) if you have never been humbled? Imagine a proud man (or woman) walking into God’s presence. That’s just laughable and silly.
Trending news becomes next week’s ancient history. We need something (or someone) that does not change, and yet remains true, powerful, and life-giving. This is precisely why it is good for Christians to consider the immutability of God.
Do Christians embrace the “spiritual but not religious” mindset? Should they claim “It’s a relationship, not a religion.” The gospel offers a different perspective on religion and spirituality that’s worth considering.
What are the core convictions of today’s teenagers, known as GenZ? Tolerance, Safety, and Cancel Culture. This article helps Christians, especially pastors and those in ministry, begin to understand GenZ’s religious worldview.
“Forgive and forget” sounds good advice until you’re the one hearing it. When the conflict is personal and when the hurt is deep, it seems like you’re expected to do something impossible. And for the Christian, it begs the question: Is “forgive and forget” biblical?
Before digging into this important question, let me unequivocally state that this post reflects my personal opinion and in no way represents my church’s official opinion. Also, please respect this is obviously coming from a Baptist’s perspective without turning the… Continue Reading →
This is a question that frequently comes up on youth pastor facebook groups. Perhaps that’s a surprise to non-youth pastors, but it’s a question most youth pastors have asked, at some point or another. Sometimes it’s prompted by critics who… Continue Reading →
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