In the final video of our interview with Ed Stetzer, he discusses why Francis Asbury served as a role model for church planting. Stetzer suggests that part of it had to with the unique combination of missional impulse with deep spirituality. This was energized in part by a commitment to the class meeting.
Ben Witherington maintains that behind Paul's theologizing in Romans and other letters is not abstract ideas like God's sovereignty, grace, nor even some order of salvation. Rather, it is stories—including that of Adam, Moses, and Jesus. This is what we might call Paul's narrative thought world.
This book is for anyone seeking inspiration or encouragement in the face of the challenges of modernity, to press on in faithfulness to the gospel which was once for all handed down to the saints. Andrew Dragos reviews Thomas Oden's book, A Change of Heart: A Personal and Theological Memoir.
In The Explicit Gospel, Matt Chandler recounts a disturbing, but eye-opening, moment during a public baptism at The Village, the church he pastors in...
Christ has not accomplished the full purpose of his death for us until he has come alive within us and through us by the Holy Spirit.
In this proposal for a new "job description" for worship leaders, Nathan Smith argues that the goal of corporate worship should be to remind the people of God of the story of God’s redemption through Christ, which should make the Christian Worship Leader the best storytellers.
Our journey towards becoming a missional church across southeast Michigan has been filled with countless Aha moments. For me, one of the most transformative...
In today's Seven Minute Seminary video, Dr. John Oswalt encourages us to believe and receive the biblical promise that the Holy Spirit enables Christians to live for and please God, day by day, without limit, and without rival.
What are the problems and dangers facing the 21st century church? Josh McNall shares four challenges he believes today's church needs to address.
The Manti Te’o saga is one of the most extraordinary stories I have ever heard, and as a proud graduate of Notre Dame and...