April 16, 2018

If you’re looking to have an open and honest discussion about how to reconcile science and faith, here are five ground rules to get you started. Read more

April 9, 2018

It’s not just enough to preach. You have to preach well. What defines a good and effective sermon is for many a moving target, and so this blog will hopefully spark a creative and constructive debate on how to best effectively preach the Word of God. This particular post assumes that your sermons are based on and built off of the Bible. But just because you’re preaching the Bible (and the vast majority of preachers do so) doesn’t mean that… Read more

April 2, 2018

Everyone would love for those Easter crowds to come back to church next week. Here are three reasons why they actually might. Read more

March 29, 2018

We can celebrate Easter every year just like a marriage anniversary, but are we living like Easter never happened the other 364 days? Read more

March 22, 2018

Complaining about the quality of a pastor’s sermons actually shows a biblical ignorance on how we grow spiritually. If you’re not being fed, do this. Read more

March 19, 2018

The natural assumption is that all churches today are New Testament churches, but are we acting more like Old Testament churches? Read more

March 7, 2018

Traditions are traditions are because they are valued and cherished by many, making them difficult to abandon and replace, even if they are harmful traditions. And there are cherished habits and traditions within the church today that are doing more harm than good, obstructing our ultimate objective of making disciples of all nations (Matthew 28:19). Here are ten of the biggest culprits. Read more

March 5, 2018

In the ancient Parable of the Sower, Jesus gives three reasons why even today the hearts of people can become hardened against the gospel. Read more

March 1, 2018

A crazy thing happens when you preach like non-Christians are in your audience each week: they actually show up! Here are five places to start. Read more

February 22, 2018

There’s a subtle but profound difference between knowledge and understanding, and when we preach for one and not the other, we do an incredible disservice to our hearers. Read more

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