After All, We're All God's Children...

...right? How many times have you been confronted with that statement and wondered how to respond?  Whether it comes from a non-Christian or a Christian, it is equally... Read More

The Problem With Christianity

Grounded in the Gospel is excited to promote a new book by of one of our own bloggers, Barton Priebe, entitled The Problem With Christianity: Six Unsettling Questions You Have... Read More

Do You Still Not Know Me?

My daughter looked up at me suspiciously - arms folded and head cocked to one side - standing at the top of the waterslide.  “Go ahead,” I said for the second... Read More

3 Minutes To Describe Preaching

A few weeks ago I stood on the platform of Central Baptist Church in Victoria.  I was “preaching for a call” to be their next lead pastor.[1]  Before... Read More

Who's Running Your Church?

I believe in strong and healthy church governance. This is a largely overlooked area of church life. If we do it right, it can help us soar. If we do it wrong, it’ll... Read More

Only Believe

A well worn passage in the Gospels is the story of Jesus’ interaction with the woman at the well in John 4. Early on in that interaction – after all but blowing... Read More

Emotionalism & The Gospel

A friend described a meeting that we were both in. I thought the meeting was productive and successful, but when my friend described the same meeting to others he used over... Read More

What Did You Expect? Marriage Conference

What Did You Expect?: Redeeming the Realities of MarriageA live conference with Paul David Tripp The battle to strengthen, encourage and repair the marriages in our churches... Read More

Did You Have Fun?

I have served as a youth pastor for just over five years. If you are or have ever been in youth ministry, you’ve heard this line before, “Did you have... Read More

The Preacher’s Occupational Hazard

I confess that, as a preacher, my heart often feels like a pinball bouncing between the bumpers of discouragement and pride.  One day I can feel overwhelmed by the task... Read More