What Is Biblical Preaching?: Multiethnic Culture and Preaching

What Is Biblical Preaching?: Multiethnic Culture and Preaching

Apostle Paul was able to gather multiethnic audiences because he knew how the various people who gathered would hear what was being said.


What is Biblical Preaching?: Preaching and Culture

What is Biblical Preaching?: Preaching and Culture

While the core of scriptural truth remains the same from culture to culture, the outworking of those truths is much more fluid.


Choose Faith

Choose Faith

Rather than living in a world of constant questions, we allow this tiny babe in a manger to give us the answer.


You probably know that this is the second day of Christmas. There are twelve total, not mainly because of the song, but because of the liturgical calendar.

Seeking the Peace of Christ this Christmastime

Seeking the Peace of Christ this Christmastime

Most of us have an idea of what peace looks like. But is that the peace that Christ promises?


When you think of peace, perhaps you think of somewhere quiet and calm, far from noise and distraction. Perhaps you imagine time with loved ones and close friends.

For me, peace is being with my family. Having everyone in the house at Christmas time is a time of joy and peace for me.

He Dwells Not Far Off: Reflections on Christmastime

He Dwells Not Far Off: Reflections on Christmastime

The peace on earth and good will to men we so desperately long for are only possible because of that lowly manger scene.


Christmas is the only holiday I can think of that comes with its own soundtrack—a plethora of artists and albums we draw from each year to get into the holiday spirit.

Unwrapping the Gift of Reconciliation this Christmas

Unwrapping the Gift of Reconciliation this Christmas

Like Christmas itself, we can become nostalgic about reconciliation rather than embrace the messy grace and humility that it requires.


Many of us love Christmas. We love the lights, the festivities, and the jovial delight that comes with the season. And as much as I hate to admit it, here in the biting-cold Midwest I even enjoy the snow this time of year, although those pretty flakes can be gone once the New Year rolls around.

How to Love a Prodigal Son or Daughter

How to Love a Prodigal Son or Daughter

Some know all too well the challenges of loving a child who leaves not just the home, but the faith as well.


Many Bible stories remain unknown and unheard by most people living in a 21st century culture. But others have actually become fixtures in our everyday verbiage and lingo—stories like Jesus’ parable of the prodigal son.

Reflecting on Heroes after the GC2 Summit Concludes: It's Only the Beginning

Reflecting on Heroes after the GC2 Summit Concludes: It's Only the Beginning

We have a long way to go, but many heroes are among us.


There is much to lament in the church today. While God’s commands remain steadfast and true, we have looked away long enough to have been conformed to the world. This ought to be anathema.

In moments of honesty, we must confess we have become a generation of Christians far from God. We have strayed.

But that’s not the end.

Why Our Spiritual Gifts Might Not Be All That Spiritual

Why Our Spiritual Gifts Might Not Be All That Spiritual

Spiritual gifts have little to do with innate personal strengths and far more to do with a yielded weakness.


David Dockery's Look at the Notable Books of 2018

David Dockery's Look at the Notable Books of 2018

A brief survey of some of this year's most significant Christian books.


We are just days away from the conclusion of the 2018 year. Once again, it is time to reflect on some of the noteworthy books that have been released in 2018. Various estimates suggest that more than 750,000 different titles were published in this country over the past twelve months.

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