Church

Why the Church Must Become a Cross-Cultural Community

Most of us who have enjoyed Bible studies know the richness of digging into the Scriptures directly with each other. But we rarely do it together. Do we believe that the gospel really has the power to create not only saved individuals but also a saved culture?

Sexuality

10 Things You Need to Know About the Bible and Homosexuality

I want to offer ten basic biblical truths that guide Christian responses on this question . 

Finding Yourself In God’s Story MP4 Download

For your donation, get MP4 downloads of four 40-minute conference talks that will help you rediscover joy, hope and confidence in what God is doing for you and is doing in you.

Life

Why You Should Avoid Stoicism and Fake-Happiness When Suffering Hits

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

ApologeticsJesus Christ

Why Should I Believe that Jesus Rose from the Dead?

Something has happened in history and we cannot wish it away.

Life

What Are You Afraid Of?

According to Wall Street’s “Fear-Greed Index,” it is “Extreme Fear” that is driving the market right now in the wake of COVID-19. 

Jesus Christ

The Two Most Comforting Words in the Bible

America likes winners, not losers; triumph, not tragedy. Friedrich Nietzsche and Ted Turner have argued that Christianity is for losers, but pop Christianity in America has been trying desperately to convince everybody that this just isn’t the case. Become a Christian and you’ll be unfailingly happy, upbeat, in charge, with health, wealth and happiness; self-esteem, […]

Spiritual Growth

What You Need to Understand about Taking Up Your Cross

Well, the most important thing here as elsewhere is to distinguish the law from the gospel. The law commands, but the gospel gives.

Gospel

How to Engage the Culture Without Losing the Gospel

Q1. What are the biggest challenges facing the church today? The greatest challenge always facing the church is whether it will preach the gospel.  Not whether the world will let us preach it—although religious liberty is always a question, and there’s a lot of hostility out there in post-Christian as well as Islamic societies—but whether […]

Holy Spirit

How You Can Be Filled with the Holy Spirit

How can you be filled with the Holy Spirit?​