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How the Church Gets Justice Wrong (and How to Begin Getting It Right)

Where Scripture speaks, the church speaks. Where it presses God's claims of justice on behalf of our neighbors, we must hear and obey. Yet the...

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3 Ways the Psalms Should Shape Worship

The Bible contains a whole book of praises, the book of Psalms, and it’s filled with insights that can help to shape our musical worship...

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What Baptism Teaches Us About Guilt, Grace, and Gratitude

It turns out that water—one of earth’s most familiar substances—can be used by God to impress upon his people his amazing plan of salvation.

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Good Doctrine Isn’t the Answer to Racism

Just because your doctrine is right, good, and true does not mean it is healthy.

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10 Benefits of Church Small Groups

Small groups should never supplant the church. But they can provide a setting where the church begins to experience the kind of closeness that will...

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Why You Need to Be in Church this Sunday

Sadly, Sunday worship has fallen on hard times in the United States. Back in 2014, when the Barna Group asked Americans what it was that...

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Why You Are A Community Project

Your walk with God is a community project.

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Let the Little Children Come into Big Church

People are always asking the question, “Should we have our children with us in public worship?”

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When a Cussing Heroin Addict Shows Up at Church

One Sunday at a church I served as pastor, a woman named Ann showed up. From the start, it was clear that her life had...

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Lord, When Will You Restore the Kingdom?

“Lord, will you at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?”