The Importance of Apologetics Apologetics is the act of speaking in defense of the faith; it involves presenting clear arguments for the validity of belief, as well as... Read More

Look At The Book: Vancouver 2015

If you are a follower of Grounded in the Gospel, then you know who John Piper is, and you know what Desiring God is all about. And you will be excited to know that he will be... Read More

Church Signs

I love the church. She is a beautiful bride and “the hope of the world,” as Bill Hybels is so fond of saying. She is key to personal and cultural transformation.... Read More

Restore Our Fortunes

Psalm 126 is known as a “community lament.”  We are not sure what event they are lamenting; the psalm does not tell us what particular crisis is in view. It... Read More

Every Lofty Opinion

Preaching that Prepares for Monday As evangelical preachers, we say that the word of God is our sole authority for all matters of life and doctrine (Prov. 30:5-6) and... Read More

Resolutions and Dashboard Trinkets

Happy New Year! The countdown ends, the clock strikes 12, the pots and pans are banged together, and everyone yells “Happy New Year!” at the top of their lungs.... Read More

The Life of C.S. Lewis

I must admit up front that the title of this post is a little misleading. I am not writing on the life of C.S. Lewis. This is not a short bio because that might be boring.... Read More

Is The Islamic State Actually Islamic?

ISIS is back in the news today (Whenever you read this, there's likely something in the news about ISIS). I remember when they first started to get our attention. What were... Read More

What Do Pastors Actually Do?

“Must Be A Nice Job... Just Working Sundays...” Every pastor's heard the joke, and most often we just laugh it off, but behind the joke lies the reality that many... Read More

Why 2015 Should Include Church Planting

Another new year is upon us. Many of us are tired. We’ve staggered to 2014 the finish line. We’re waiting to see if we made budget. The furthest thing from our... Read More