Resurrected Saints and Matthew’s Weirdest Passage – Greg Lanier

As a child I’d often convince my parents to give me one Christmas gift early, typically after our church’s Christmas Eve service. Wisely they would give me a good gift,…

Tony Merida Reflects on His Church-Planting Journey – Tony Merida

One of the greatest joys of ministry has been developing great friendships with other pastors. This is one of the blessings of being part of a church-planting network. When it…

Ministering to Wounded and Straying Sheep in a Pandemic – Quina Aragon

As COVID-19 has caused many churches to temporarily worship virtually, our gauges for the spiritual health of congregants have become muddled. Recent data also shows a decrease in online church…

3 Questions to Ask Before Critiquing Your Pastor – John Beeson

When I was 20, my childhood church changed leadership. Soon, its vision statement changed too. I was across the country in the middle of undergraduate studies in Bible and theology.…

Drained and Depressed By the Internet? Go Outside. – Brett McCracken

A few weeks ago, at the end of a punishing week of depressing headlines and sigh-inducing social media, I went to a park with my wife and son. While Chet,…

How Do We Care for Families Who Have Gone Through Miscarriage? – Rebekah Hannah

In this episode of the TGC Q&A biblical counseling series, Rebekah Hannah answers the question, “How can we care for families who have gone through miscarriage?” She addresses: Caring for…

The Supreme Court’s 15-Case Winning Streak on Religious Liberty – Joe Carter

The Supreme Court closed out its most recent term last week with three significant victories for religious liberty—continuing a ten year series of wins for religious freedom. “Religious freedom is…

The Ten Commandments Make Life . . . Livable – Peter Leithart

Christians sometimes wonder if the Old Testament law is intended for us. After all, Paul said we’re free from the law, and warned about subjecting ourselves again to slavery. Debates…

Churches in the Graveyard: 10 Plants in 10 Years in Tokyo – Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra

If the parable of the sower were set in East Asia, South Korea’s soil would be rich and lush. China’s would be weedy but productive. And Japan’s would be blood-red…

Is Salvation a Reward or a Gift? Yes. – Mark Jones

When a sinner believes in Jesus they have the right to eternal life. This is a strong emphasis in the New Testament. Eternal life is God’s free gift in Christ…