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Four reasons why Millennials Will be Better Disciples than we Were

If I could pick one word to describe the Millennial generation, it would be authenticity. I’ve been asked several times, “how do I market my church to Millennials?” The answer is, you can’t. They’ve been marketed to every day of their lives since before they can remember in more ways than they can even count. They see it coming a mile away and they hate it. If we want Millennials to get involved in our Churches, we’re going to have to convince them that faith in Christ is the real deal. Continue Reading

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Three Biblical Reasons to Think Twice About War with North Korea

In the wake of the President’s recent “Fire and fury” comments there has been a wave of voices coming from a dozen different directions concerning the tense situation with North Korea. Hopefully this will lend a little bit of biblical perspective to the discussion.
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The Mystery of the Gospel

Through us, God is showing His wisdom to the world. As believers, the way we live and the things we live for demonstrate the Wisdom of God to a watching world. As Russell Moore wrote, “The Church is a preview of what the reign of God in Christ is to look like. A colony of the coming Kingdom.” Continue Reading

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New Bible Study Tool: The CSB Study Bible

I’m not sure that study bibles are something the world really needs more of right now, there are literally thousands of different type of them out there. Remember the “Duck Commander Study Bible” from a few years ago? However, good, solid, timely, bible study resources are always going to be beneficial to the Body of Christ, and I think the CSM Study Bible fits the bill. Continue Reading

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Refugee Gospel

With the recent travel ban and the subsequent Supreme Court decision striking it down, it seems that the topic of Muslim refugees is in the news again. So, I thought it might be good to take a few minutes exploring some questions surrounding this issue. What responsibility, if any, do we have as Americans toward the refugees of the world? What responsibilities do those of us who consider ourselves to be God’s people have in this situation? Continue Reading

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You Can’t Say That in Church

Abraham Kuyper famously said, “There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ… does not cry, ‘Mine!’” God is the author of reality; He is God when we are at Church and when we pray, but He is also God when we struggle, doubt and suffer. In the midst of tragedy, abuse, racism, hatred, violence, natural disaster, sickness, cancer, and even death; He is still the Lord of heaven and earth, seated on His throne and nothing can stand against Him. Continue Reading

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Three Commitments that will make this Summer Unforgettable

Too many of us are stuck in a perpetual state of immaturity with no desire to do anything about it. We say we know that time is short. We say that our relationship to God is important, but honestly another summer is about to come and go without any lasting change. Here are three commitments you can make this summer that will help you break out of this cycle and truly make this a summer like no other. Continue Reading