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When the Church Becomes a Cross-Cultural Community

Do we believe that the gospel really has the power to create not only saved individuals but also a saved culture? The Bible proclaims such...

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How I Can Believe in a God Who Sends People to Hell

The other day, a skeptic asked me, “How can you believe in a God who would command the slaughter of innocent people in the Old...

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Should Christians Pray for God to Judge their Enemies?

One of the treasures of worship in the Christian church is the Psalter: one hundred and fifty inspired songs, many of them written by David....

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What Caitlyn Jenner Reveals About American Religion

It should go without saying that gender identity is a complex reality.

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How Could This Happen? Trusting God in a Suffering World

Death is not a benign friend, but a dreaded foe. How can we trust a God who lets death and tragedy constantly strike us?

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Why We Need a New Reformation

What was so special about the Reformation in the first place that makes a second one so worthwhile?

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The Root of All Godliness

While love is the yardstick for all our duties toward God and men, the root of our godliness before the face of God is something...

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How the Reformation Radically Reshapes Our View of Grace

After translating the Psalms and Romans, Martin Luther realized that God’s grace is not like medicine at all. It is something radically different that melted...

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What Are the Solas of the Reformation?

The medieval church (what we now think of as the Roman Catholic Church) believed Scripture had authority, that people needed to have faith in Christ,...

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Where We Can Go to See Signs and Wonders

In every work of the Trinity, the Spirit is the one who brings the work to completion.