Category Archives: Church Issues

Should Princeton Strip Honor from President Woodrow Wilson?

How do we deal with the mixture of good and evil we find in most American statesmen?

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Wheaton College and the Courage of Being Confessional

It takes a lot of courage today for an institution to challenge a culture that has no patience for enforcing doctrinal guidelines.

Also posted in Christianity, Missions / Evangelism, Politics, Theology | | 2 Comments

The Missing Strand in Much of Our Discipleship

Why inculcating Christian doctrine and imitating Christian behavior only takes you so far.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Discipleship, Future of the Church | | 9 Comments

In Defense of Christmas Cheer

I agree we need more emphasis on the real meaning of Christmas, but I believe, in this, Charles Dickens is our ally, not our foe.

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The Church That Changed My Life

We knew God’s Word and experienced God. And that was life-shaping.

Also posted in Discipleship, Future of the Church, Reaching Romania, Theology | | 1 Comment

Courage and Compassion in the Midst of Fear

When future generations look back in time, let us hope they will see that we met these challenges with courage, not fear.

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Don’t Let Guilt Crush Your Efforts to Live on Mission

If it’s not the great needs of the world that overwhelm you, it’s the great sins of your heart that threaten to keep you from God’s mission.

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“Ressentiment” – The Danger That Destroys Your Hope

We betray our faith when we are united more by bitterness and grievances than by cheerful confidence in God’s good purposes for the world.

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Why “God’s Not Dead” Resonated, and What It Missed

The reason some kids abandon their faith is not because they go to college, but because they stop going to church.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Culture / Entertainment, Discipleship, Future of the Church, Life & Culture, Theology | | 8 Comments

Train Up a Parent

There’s no sense in trying to train our kids to trust in God if what we model for them is that we trust in our training.

Also posted in Christianity, Discipleship, Education | | 4 Comments