If, in fact, we have departed from the truth, then going back to the point of departure is the only reasonable course.
Today, when evangelicals speak of the gospel, they almost always mean, simply, the "personal plan of salvation."
The vast majority of your peers are intellectually ill equipped to defend the faith against the intellectual, moral, and spiritual assault now common to the university.
In our ongoing analysis of The Coming Evangelical Collapse we must inevitably examine what I call the "new ecclesiology" or doctrine of the church.
Now, you may think, 'How can Christianity suffer collapse? Such a thing isn't possible. This is just reactionary hyperbole!'
This collapse will herald the arrival of an anti-Christian chapter of the post-Christian West.
In light of our postmodern condition, I want to emphasize the need for what I call a "cultural" apologetic.
In the wake of our current financial crisis, the most popular scapegoat is quickly becoming the wealthy in America, inspiring class warfare reminiscent of Marxist socialism.
These folks at Grapevine Faith, whether they realize it or not, have offered a stunning example of the gospel demonstrated.
Recovering the church's missiological purpose should not be understood as an attempt to replicate first-century Christianity in our time.
The fundamental distinction of the missional church is one that begins with a particular Christian community that is focused on and lives for God's purpose in the world.
This seems to me a very important question
The holidays have ended and it is time once again to leave behind the festivities and fellowship so unique to this wonderful time of year.
The Christmas season is once again upon us, and with it overwhelming encouragement from Madison Avenue to spend what we have not earned to buy what we cannot afford.
Every human action is either in accord with or in contradiction to the truth as revealed in Scripture and confirmed in nature.
I thought it necessary to reflect upon our nation's long history of acknowledging and giving thanks to Almighty God.
This young believer, like so many of his peers, has suffered far greater influence from the culture than discipleship from the church.
There is a distinct difference between politics and culture, one that I think we in the church often fail to understand.
In ancient Athens, two political parties—or social classes—vied for power: the oligarchs and the democrats.
It is an ironic fact that this phrase appears on our currency when so often it is money and not God that we trust in first.
A concept that is almost anathema today, thrift exalts the prudent use of money and goods.
Unfortunately, in the wake of this void comes Islam, which secularism can neither persuade nor resist.
The roots of modern secularism began in the Renaissance.
While Britons may think of America as its juvenile and impetuous offspring, Great Britain has surely become our senile grandmother.
"Why do so many guys seem stuck between adolescence and adulthood?"