Pride can motivate you to be a hero, but it can also demotivate you not to be one. How? Pride has many faces. This article explains four of them.
Every pastor wants to build a successful ministry. This article explains what success in ministry is, according to Scripture: depending on the powerful work of the Holy Spirit.
This article considers three aspects to finding evangelists that can function in the local church: develop a culture of evangelism, develop and teach a model for evangelism, and deploy people into evangelistic ministry.
The author suggests that churches should have an evangelist as part of their leadership.
This article offers concrete suggestions for praying through the second half of the Lord's Prayer.
This article offers concrete suggestions for praying through the first three petitions of the Lord's Prayer.
This article discusses and evaluates the heresy of Apollinarianism.
This article considers certain vices in the life of Absalom that David failed to address as father.
Is the theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer orthodox? This article offers some cautionary remarks.
This article lists fifteen reasons why a minister needs to make time for pastoral visits.
What exactly is the mission of the church? This article suggests there are three aspects: the church exists to glorify God, build up the saints, and evangelize the world.
This article is an exposition of 2 Timothy 4:9-15, 19-22.
This article is an exposition of 2 Timothy 4:6-8.
This article considers the message of Lamentations.
This article considers Numbers 25:13 and Phinehas's jealousy for God.
This article explores the ancient heresy Gnosticism, which bears influence still today.
This article provides some counsel on how to establish and maintain daily personal devotions.
This article considers how Christ's atoning work gives a right standing with God, something Hinduism cannot provide.
This article is an exposition of 2 Timothy 1:9-10.
This article carefully works out the relationship between God's election unto salvation and the command for all men everywhere to repent and believe.
Just why exactly does the cross of Christ need to be central in preaching and teaching? This article explores the reason.
This article considers the early years of the life of John Knox leading up to his contributions as a Reformer.
This article considers the subject of persecution, and how we are to develop a Christ-like concern for his suffering people throughout the world.
Why is it important for every believer to understand the doctrine of the Trinity? This article gives the answer.
This article considers 1 Peter 2:13-15 and its expression of the Christian's duty to the government.
This article is a biography of the life of George Whitefield.
What happens when evangelism is strictly by silent witness? This article urges evangelism that is not only visible but audible.
This article considers the Roman Catholic practice of venerating relics, and whether the Bible validates this.
This article explores when humour is appropriate and inappropriate, also when it comes to preaching.
This article considers those instances where the Lord in his providence withholds children from a couple.
This article considers the prayer of Daniel in Daniel 9.
This article considers the perfection of the patience of God.
This article gives much food for thought on how to preach Christ from the Old Testament.
This article considers the immutability of God, that God does not change.
This article considers the teaching of Romans 3:25.
This article considers what it means to know God, in light of the message of John 17:3.
This article is an exposition of Romans 2:14, 15.
This article outlines some things we should know about the Roman Catholic Council of Trent and the decrees it made.
This article considers the meaning of effectual calling to salvation.
This article considers both the pros and cons of a long-term ministry in one location.
This article, with the help of 1 Corinthians 4:1, considers a couple of qualities that should mark a minister.
This article considers whether the Bible version The Message is worth reading, or using in a worship service.
This article considers Galatians 1:6-9, and why anyone would turn away from the gospel to a different gospel.
This article discusses various virtues for a spiritual leader in the church to embody.
This article is an exposition of Paul's doxology in Romans 11:33.
This second of a two-part article continues to reflect on what is appropriate clothing for Sunday worship. It gives due consideration to how we should come to worship, out of a concern for God and others.
This first of a two-part article considers what is appropriate clothing for Sunday worship.
How did Paul stay so committed to the Great Commission? The love of Christ enabled him. This article considers this answer by way of 2 Corinthians 5:14.
This article considers the virtue of meekness.
This article is an address on the ins and outs of church membership.
This article evaluates the teaching of the New Perspective on Paul.
This article is an exposition of Psalm 51:7, which reveals a repentant King David.
This article is an exposition of Romans 10:1-4.
This article is an exposition of Luke 23:39-43.
This article considers the value in lifelong learning, as it is an exercise in loving God with all our mind.
In considering Acts 14:3, this article encourages us to be bold in our testimony to others about Christ.
This article reflects on Christ's letter to the church at Ephesus in Revelation 2.