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Why Would Paul Rejoice in Selfish Preachers: Understanding Philippians 1:15-17

Who are the people who preach the gospel for selfish gain, and why would Paul be ok with them?

Humility is the Gospel’s Posture

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.

Why it’s Good News that God Doesn’t Change

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. ​

Are Christians “Spiritual but not Religious?”

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.

Love Your Enemies

What does Jesus mean by calling his disciples to love their enemies? This command remains true, even with a divisive presidential election coming in a few months. Christians need to remember Jesus’ call to love their enemies.

3 Core Convictions of GenZ’s Religious Worldview

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.

Should We Forgive & Forget?

“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?

When Should Kids Take Communion?

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 →

Is Youth Ministry Biblical?

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 →

Lessons on Christian Liberty and Jerry Falwell Jr

What can Christians learn from the downfall of Jerry Falwell Jr, and how should we respond? Is this an example of persecution, or legitimate accountability for leadership gone wrong?

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