Category Archives: Church Issues

In the Steps of Charles Spurgeon (A Journey with Pictures)

A pictorial journey through some of the sites of Charles Spurgeon’s ministry.

Also posted in Christianity, Personal, Theology | | 1 Comment

On Coming Out as Fat

According to those who come out as fat, no weight is better than any other weight. To assume otherwise is to further prejudice.

Also posted in Christianity, Theology | | 15 Comments

Give Me Jesus Over Westminster Abbey

If forced to choose between the power of Westminster’s ambience or the power of a simple preacher who shows me Christ, I say: Give me Jesus every time.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity | | 8 Comments

Faithfulness in an Age of Anxiety

Our challenge is to help people mourn for the fallen state of the world while remaining courageous and cheerful with the hope of the gospel.

Also posted in Christianity, Theology, This Is Our Time | | 4 Comments

My 3 Big Fears in Parenting Teenagers

Fears and prayers as we step over the threshold into a new stage of life and parenting.

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

3 Reasons Why I Quote the Church Fathers When I Preach

Why you should let the great cloud of witnesses be present in your preaching and teaching and writing.

Also posted in Baptists, Christianity, Theology | | 7 Comments

White Brothers and Sisters, Take Up and Read

If you have a heart for racial reconciliation and a posture of learning, then apply yourself to this massively complex subject where the world needs our gospel witness.

Also posted in Book Reviews, Christianity, Theology | | 19 Comments

Why C. S. Lewis’ ‘Mere Christianity’ Received Bad Reviews

The chronological snobs sneered at Mere Christianity, just like their descendants sneer at traditional Christian beliefs today.

Also posted in Book Reviews, Christianity | | 3 Comments

The Pastor Must Fall On His Sword Before He Wields It

We are the only army in the world in which we are called to fall on our swords before we wield them.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Devotional Thoughts, Preaching | | 6 Comments

The Revenge of Analog Discipleship

Discipleship can never be digital-only.

Also posted in Christianity, Discipleship, Future of the Church | | 3 Comments