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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.

Living My Theology

One of the quickest ways to realize the differences between our professed and actual theology is to evaluate how we endure suffering. When moments of clarity strike that reveal the differences, don’t overlook them because it’s uncomfortable. Lean in, and grapple with the question, “What do I really believe?” And then live your theology.

Is Online Church a Real Church?

Judah Smith’s “The City Church” has caused a buzz with the release of ChurchHome, an online church for people around the world. This article explores what is faithfully admirable about this effort while also unpacking some serious concerns.

How Should The Church Respond to Violence?

When school shootings and violence become normal, how should Christians and the Church respond? Are “thoughts and prayers” enough, or do they lead us to action?

What Makes a Good Sermon?

What are the marks of a good Christian sermon? Here are four marks that I have found useful as I’ve grown in preaching over the last twelve years of ministry.

Every Christian is a Minister: The Priesthood of All Believers

One of the hallmarks of the Protestant Reformation is the Priesthood of All Believers. Is it biblical, and what does it mean for the Christian in real life?

The Gospel is For the Street

What good is faith if it only survives in a sterile environment? The gospel belongs not only in our pulpits but on the streets . Faith shapes life, gives meaning, and inspires hope. If the gospel is only good news to… Continue Reading →

Should The Church be Attractive or Attractional?

What is the difference between an attractive gospel and an attractional ministry? One preaches a gospel about Jesus who is truly beautiful, the other feels pressure to portray in him the best possible light.

Five Reasons Christians Don’t Evangelize

Why don’t Christians share the gospel with nonChristians? Here are five reasons based off an informal Facebook poll.

Was Paul a Ministry Hypocrite?

Did Paul teach a different gospel to Gentiles and Jews? Obviously not, but then, why was his ministry so different towards them?

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