Training Indigenous Church Leaders – Tony Merida

God commissions his people to be global disciple-makers. We go. We send. We baptize. We teach others to obey God’s Word. We primarily do this through church planting. But some…

Leadership Savvy Doesn’t Make a Pastor – Chase Replogle

I never liked the title “pastor.” My plan was to practice law and pursue politics. I was fascinated with leadership, and all those career tests told me I had a…

Reading Scripture ‘Like a Berean’ May Look Different Than You Think – Alastair Roberts

Acts 17 tells us that the Bereans examined the Scriptures daily to see if the things Paul was saying were so (Acts 17:10–11). But what exactly did that look like?…

Do Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God? – Matthew Bennett

On December 10, 2015, a Facebook post reignited debate over a 1,400-year-old question. At the center of the debate was Dr. Larycia Hawkins, a professor at Wheaton College who posted…

What Does God Say to Those Who Struggle with Addiction? – Mark E. Shaw

In this episode of our TGC Q&A biblical counseling series, Mark Shaw answers the question, “What does God say to those who struggle with addiction?” He addresses: How to help…

Remixed Religiosity in Our (Still Very) Religious Culture – Caleb Wait

Since the Enlightenment, it’s often been said that a decrease in religious adherence is coupled with a decrease in superstition. Where religions fade, reason, science, and progress take root. In…

Supreme Court Issues a Surprising—and Divisive—Decision on Churches and Pandemic Restrictions – Joe Carter

The Story: Despite what appears to be a blatantly unconstitutional infringement of religious liberty, five Supreme Court justices are allowing Nevada to hold churches to a stricter standard than casinos.…

8 Things Your Bible Says About Itself – Matt Smethurst

There are only two options when it comes to knowledge of a divine Creator: revelation or speculation. Either he speaks, or we guess. And he has spoken. The God of…

Church Planter, Get Ready for Crisis Shepherding – Tyler St. Clair

In gearing up to plant Cornerstone Church in Detroit, I thought I had most of my bases covered. Vision statement? Check. Website? Check. Growing team? Check. Discipleship plan? Check. But…

Celebrating the ADA at 30—and What Really Changes Hearts – ​Joni Eareckson Tada

Thirty years ago, when I was a member of the National Council on Disability, I was thrilled to see the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). For too…