We cannot get from shame to grace without going through the cross.
Once again, we are in a situation similar to Judges 2:10, “Moreover, that whole generation was gathered to their ancestors, and another generation grew...
The church should always be about cultivating communities of Jesus that are missional, contextual, formational, and ecclesial.
The first World Missionary Conference marked the beginning of a unique era in global Christianity.
Our commitment to God should play out in everyday life, even when it is difficult. Mary shows us it's possible.
Common, everyday faithfulness is a prerequisite for service in God’s mission.
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.
As Christians, we’re called to live with our feet firmly planted in two different worlds – heaven and earth.
As Christians seeking to live with convicted civility, we can’t succumb to either one of them. Instead of leaning out, now is the time to lean in with all wisdom, courage, and compassion.
If evangelism is just a check-the-box insurance policy paid for with the simple verbalization of a brief prayer, then calling those same people to costly, lifelong obedience in Christ in the days ahead will be a nearly impossible task.