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  • Intellectual Discipleship: Following Christ with Our Minds

    Albert Mohler
    Intellectual Discipleship: Following Christ with Our Minds A failure of Christian thinking is a failure of discipleship, for we are called to love God with our minds.
  • Sharing the Gospel with Family and Friends at Holiday Gatherings (video)

    Mark Mittelberg
    Sharing the Gospel with Family and Friends at Holiday Gatherings (video) The holiday season is a great time to share the gospel with family and friends. In this brief video, author Mark Mittelberg offers practical and biblical counsel on how to discuss spiritual matters without being defensive or fearful.
  • Jesus vs. Paul: An Interview with Scot McKnight about the Gospel

    Trevin Wax
    Jesus vs. Paul: An Interview with Scot McKnight about the Gospel Scot seeks to help evangelicals resolve a common dilemma – how to reconcile and integrate the different emphases we find in the teachings of Jesus (Kingdom of God) and the letters of Paul (justification by faith).
  • Insignificant Is In

    Collin Hansen
    Insignificant Is In Church size still lands pastors book deals and conference platforms. Youthful boasting of plans to fix the world catch the media’s attention. But the pushback has been strong, and not just from Christian leaders who toil in obscurity. Rather, some of the most prominent evangelical voices have raised concerns about our penchant for regarding bigger and newer as better.
  • Five Things You Need to Know About Preaching Through the Books of Scripture

    Matt O’Reilly
    Five Things You Need to Know About Preaching Through the Books of Scripture Many pastors are intimidated by the thought of preaching all the way through an entire book of the Bible. Some fear that congregational excitement will be hard to sustain and that pastor and congregation will get bogged down in an extended series on a single book. Others may want to avoid the stereotype of the tired old expositor relentlessly trudging through questions of grammar and syntactical constructions. Many may even perceive the method as outdated.
  • 4 Types of Friends Every Pastor Needs

    Ike Reighard
    4 Types of Friends Every Pastor Needs "If you are a typical pastor without close friendships, I urge you to seek them out."
  • Why don't Pastors Preach from the Old Testament?

    Ray Pritchard
    Why don't Pastors Preach from the Old Testament? A pulpit committee had interviewed their top tier of pastoral candidates, only to discover a disconcerting fact: "None of them preach from the Old Testament."
  • Striving Together: Is There a Place for Competition in Ministry?

    Louis Weeks
    Striving Together: Is There a Place for Competition in Ministry? Competition isn't necessarily a bad thing. It can push people to do their best in service to God.
  • A Counter-Intuitive Path to Pastoral Success: Make a Mistake

    Joe McKeever
    A Counter-Intuitive Path to Pastoral Success: Make a Mistake We do like our leaders to be human and to show their humanity from time to time.
  • Why We Need Parables

    Joe McKeever
    Why We Need Parables How many times have we sat in a church service or class that was numbing our brain when the preacher or teacher said those magic words that jerked us back to life: "Let me tell you a little story...."
  • Are Feelings Just the Caboose?

    Brian Borgman
    Are Feelings Just the Caboose? According to Scripture, emotions play an important role in our thinking and our conduct. They are a critical part of our humanity and our walk of faith.
  • Do You Long for the Goodness of Life?

    Kay Arthur
    Do You Long for the Goodness of Life? When you look at the disintegration of marriages, homes, families, relationships, morals, and society in general, do you wonder what is happening?
  • Bookends of the Christian Life

    Jerry Bridges and Bob Bevington
    Bookends of the Christian Life Using a bookends motif, Bridges and Bevington show how justification and sanctification can help you overcome guilt and self-righteousness, develop the motivation to grow, be assured of God's love, and bring about lasting change in your life.
  • Divine Sovereignty and Human Responsibility: Does the Bible Teach Both?

    Bruce Ware
    Divine Sovereignty and Human Responsibility: Does the Bible Teach Both? God is the sovereign ruler over the universe and all human affairs, and human beings are responsible before God for the moral choices and actions they make. Yes, the Bible teaches both and both are true.
  • Do We Have an Authority Problem?

    Michael McKinley
    Do We Have an Authority Problem? Since the Garden of Eden men and women have worked to perfect the craft of rebellion.
  • It is Never Right to be Angry with God

    It is Never Right to be Angry with God John Piper explains how our feelings are either good or bad depending on how they relate to God.
  • The Primacy of Preaching in a Healthy Church

    Mark Dever
    The Primacy of Preaching in a Healthy Church Mark Dever explains why the regular diet of the church should consist of the explanation and application of particular portions of God’s Word.
  • Following Jesus Christ through the Recession

    Aaron Menikoff
    Following Jesus Christ through the Recession Jars of clay are crushable. We are easily broken. God is strong, unbreakable. When we endure as Christians in the face of trials we show that God sustains His children.
  • Is Dialogue a Basis for Christian Unity?

    Kevin DeYoung
    Is Dialogue a Basis for Christian Unity? The call for dialogue among Christians often comes from those with inter-faith sensibilities. And talking respectfully with people of other religions is a good thing, however, in many circles "dialogue" merely serves as an antidote to evangelism.
  • Why it is Good to Give Thanks

    Daniel Henderson
    Why it is Good to Give Thanks God's good will for your life is to give thanks - and there are many reasons to do it. Let the fruit of your lips give thanks to His name today.