Life Lessons from Four Bossy Bible Women
- March 14, 2013 |
C.J. Mahaney, founder of Sovereign Grace Ministries, will step down as its president effective April 12 in order to focus on being a local pastor. The news comes shortly after the beleaguered network of churches asked a Maryland court to dismiss a lawsuit alleging its leaders covered up the sexual abuse of children.
- March 14, 2013 |
It's easy to take shots at large churches.But I am convinced that any church of any size can be learned from, and that includes large churches.
Our hope for the future is as secure as the promises of God.
The gospel alone liberates you to live a life of scandalous generosity, unrestrained sacrifice, uncommon valor, and unbounded courage.
What the Lord's Prayer teaches us about the structure of our prayers
Here are four good reasons to read good books: To know, to grow, to lead, and to love.
I do not know what tends to occupy your life. If you are like most people, including myself, it trends toward the trivial and mundane.
Christians have throughout the centuries—and most especially following the Protestant Reformation—arrived at very different understandings about a multitude of issues related to the teaching and practice of the Christian faith. Unfortunately, we tend to form enclaves around these doctrinal understandings, which are eventually institutionalized.
We all know we are suppose to evangelize, but why don't we?
Malcolm Gladwell claims that in 50 years, no one will remember Steve Jobs, but statues to Bill Gates will fill the Third World.
If you're going to talk the talk, you'd better walk the walk.
A recent article in Salon suggests that the idea of cyberspace will soon come an end, and I tend to agree. While there would be some loss, I believe it would be a net gain. Maybe the way to begin is simply to stop using the term.
For Michael fans like me, his life is a cautionary tale. It reminds us that those thing for which we so desperately grasp cannot ever, ultimately, satisfy the deepest longings in our soul.
We’ve all read the headlines about the historic resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, the first such resignation in over 600 years.
If we dare to say we are looking for Jesus, he will invite us to come and spend the day with him.
Unless the faith of preachers is in Christ alone–-and not in any other person, ecclesiastical institution, theological system, moral prescription, or master recipe for human loveliness–they will be of very little use in the pulpit.