“Social justice”, words that are all the rage these days among the “evangelical elite”. Russell Moore and the ERLC,Thabiti Anyabwile and The Gospel Coalition, Mark Dever, Beth Moore, Ed Stetzer, David Platt, Matt Chandler, Karen Swallow-Prior, Tim Keller, and the list of all the “cool kids” of “mainstream” evangelicalism just keeps going. There have been […]
“An appalling and horrible thing has happened in the land: the prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule at their direction; my people love to have it so, but what will you do when the end comes?” Jeremiah 5:30-31 We live in a day where language is overused, simplistically reduced, and ultimately stripped of its […]
One of the quickest ways to get “Christians” arguing with one another, accusing one another, and ultimately writing one another off is to talk about worship style. One person believes he may worship in whatever way seems best to him, while another only wants to worship by singing hymns, and others still meet in the […]
“We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word […]
I was recently invited to a meeting of local pastors from various denominations to discuss the possibility of an inter-denominational revival meeting, which would focus on gathering youth in the community to hear the gospel. There were almost 20 leaders in the room, which is a large number considering I live in a very rural […]
As we all sit in our pews on Sunday mornings, even as we stand in pulpits, the sad reality is there are dozens of things rushing through our minds, and if we are completely honest with each other, how to receive the Word is not one of them. Oh sure we know how to sit […]
When I was in college, I had the privilege of spending 6 months overseas engaging and evangelizing unreached peoples: Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims and people following various earth religions.