Iowa Churches Dig Out of Windstorm Devastation –

When he heard a thunderstorm was rolling in, Veritas Church pastor Jake Each called home to talk to his 17-year-old son Moses. “Hey, Mo, run outside to the fire pit…

When Dry Riverbeds Flow Again (Psalm 126) –

Psalm 126 is an interesting text, if not slightly tricky, at first glance. With its mention of laughter and joy in the first few verses, it seems a celebratory song…

Has Christianity Done More Harm Than Good? –

Glen Scrivener and Sam Chan discuss whether or not Christianity has done more good than evil in the world throughout time. They address: Resonance, dissonance, and gospel fulfillment (0:30) Christian…

What You Should Know About the 2020 Democratic Party Platform –

During this week’s Democratic National Convention the delegates vote to adopt their party’s platform, a document that outlines the statement of principles and policies that the party has decided it…

3 Ways to Avoid Burnout in Church Planting –

I know what you’re thinking—another article about burnout. With so much already written on this topic, do we really need more? It seems we do. Despite the many helpful warnings,…

How Romans 9 Anticipates Objections to Unconditional Election –

Martyn Lloyd-Jones once said if no one ever accuses you of preaching antinomianism, then you probably aren’t preaching justification the way Paul did. Why not? Because Paul anticipates this very…

20 Quotes on Loving Church Members with Different Politics – Matt Smethurst

I (Matt Smethurst) recently read Jonathan Leeman and Andy Naselli’s helpful new booklet, How Can I Love Church Members with Different Politics? (Crossway, 2020). It’s an ideal resource for church…

Gardening Your Way Back to Eden – Tilly Dillehay

The beet is shouldering—growing, rounding, pushing its back up and out of the dark underground and into the air. When it’s halfway in and halfway out, you’ll know exactly how…

The Future of Christian Marriage – Collin Hansen

You’ve probably noticed that the views toward and practices of marriage have changed. But how? And how do Christian views and practices differ? That’s what Mark Regnerus set out to…

Are Churches Losing the Battle to Form Christians? – Brett McCracken

Among the many ways 2020 has been punishing for pastors, one of the most disheartening is the way COVID-19 has further accelerated the already troubling tendency of Christians being shaped…