Spreading the kingdom of God means taking risks, crossing into enemy territory, and being bold and courageous.
We cannot get from shame to grace without going through the cross.
We need more than a tepid, easy-to-swallow, so-called gospel that is void of power, holiness, and transformation. We want a rebirth of New Testament Christianity.
The nature of the church is always to be pressing out to new places and among new peoples as we plant the church afresh in every community.
Augustine was bound in sin and needed to be set free for holy living. This is why conversion cannot be separated from holiness, because this separates the second person of the Trinity from the third person of the Trinity.
Pete Greig writes an honest book about unanswered prayer to help anyone who is hurting find a little comfort and a few answers.
The following book list of recommended reading on spiritual warfare can help leaders and laypeople develop the necessary biblical and theological foundations, as well as be equipped with strategies and tools for engaging in the practice of spiritual warfare.
The only power worth pursuing is power borrowed from faith in the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Jesus is being anointed by the Holy Spirit in a way that makes sense because of what we know from the Old Testament.
In the midst of Paul’s missionary journey, we find out a lot about God’s guidance in Paul’s life and in the life of the church in Antioch which commissioned and sent out Paul and Barnabus.