Is direct and personal counseling from God Himself—aided by godly men and through His Word—is sufficient for comfort and growth? In part 2 of our series on biblical counseling, we look at that very issue.
God's will is that we have Christian relationships that are open and honest, brothers or sisters to whom we can confess our failings (Jas. 5.16). If we don't, it's doubtful whether we actually have Christian relationships at all. But we need to be honest about the danger of honesty.
There is a debate raging within conservative evangelicalism today about whether or not to embrace the tenets of CRT. Some adamantly oppose it, but a large percentage of evangelicals have accepted it, and some as an outworking of the gospel itself. What is the reason for this divide, and what are we to do about it?
An update from our dear brother Suresh Purra, who is pastoring in Hyderabad, India. Suresh provides updates on the COVID situation in his community, current ministry efforts in his congregation, updates on their new church building, and more.
Christians tend to forget that the book of Revelation is more than a map of future events. In fact, it was written for the purpose of giving hope to a group of early churches who were struggling and afflicted. This reminds us that Revelation is not just for the future, but for us today as we face the trials and difficulties of life.
Tragedy is unavoidable in this sin-cursed world, and we should rightly be thankful for the First Responders who come to our aid during emergencies. Every Christian is strategically placed by God, and He may have a special assignment for you that will call you to be the only person who can offer real hope to someone who feels that all hope seems lost.
Mark 15:33-38 contains Mark’s account of the final three hours of the crucifixion of our Lord. In these verses we find in shorthand the profound mystery of the cross–the significance of what was accomplished on Calvary through two signs, namley, the cup poured out and the curtain torn in two.
Genre and style are two of the most visible features of congregational worship music—and therefore, two of the most important. For this very reason, it's critical that we understand them rightly and approach them biblically.