Letter to a Young Christian Man – Phil Anderas

My dear brother, Your dad asked me to write up some thoughts about life for this big birthday of yours. The sort of things I wish I’d known when I…

R. C. Sproul’s Legacy: Theology Is for Everyday Believers – Nathan A. Finn

Many vocations are marked by a pathway considered to be the apex, or at least the most respectable, expression of that vocation. The most ambitious business leaders become CEOs of…

Evangelism Is Mercy Ministry – Elliot Clark

Sometimes in the church we distinguish between gospel ministry and “ministries of mercy.” The distinction is understandable. Some Christian service mercifully focuses on physical needs, providing food, shelter, medicine, job…

4 Reasons Not to Move in with Your Partner – David Schuman

I remember the inner conflict. On a winter night, after staying up late talking and watching TV, the last thing I wanted to do was put on my coat and…

The Christian Life Is J-Shaped – Paul E. Miller

“The lower the depth of the suffering, the greater the resurrection.” Paul Miller delivered a message at Bethlehem College & Seminary’s 2020 Pastors’ Conference titled “J-Curve: Dying and Rising with…

How Can I Help My Child Persevere in Faith? – Dave Harvey

In this episode of TGC Q&A, Dave Harvey and Michael Lawrence discuss the question, “How can I help my child persevere in faith?” They address: Helping children preserve their faith…

Why Are Young Adults Increasingly Identifying as Bisexual? – Joe Carter

The Story: A new survey finds that one in six adults between the ages of 18 and 23 now identify as LGBTQ. The Background: A recent Gallup survey finds that…

We’ve Never Done This at a Conference Before – Staff

One of the new things at TGC’s upcoming 2021 National Conference—a hybrid conference unlike any other we’ve done—concerns rethinking breakout sessions. We’re debuting new technology that we’ve never seen in…

Let’s Talk: ‘Thou Shall Not Judge’ – Jackie Hill Perry

“Judgmental” is a negative descriptor today, even though our culture holds some values so deeply that it “cancels” anyone who disregards them. And while cancel culture can bring great harm,…

Sunday Worship Is More Than Songs and a Sermon – John Ross

As a proto-hipster of the late 1990s, I entered the worship wars of my local church with mandolin and accordion in hand, ready to change the world with quirky acoustic…