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.
Many Christian parents feel at a loss when it comes to "family devotions." Sometimes we wrongly see it as a way of evaluating our spirituality, but sometimes we simply don't know where to start. Here is a beginner's guide to leading our families in communion together around God's word.
Powerful and powerfully-relevant insight on the place of “doctrinal preaching” in the life of Christians from one of the greatest Christian minds of the past 150 years.
God’s design for music in the church is that it be congregational, which implies that it be both "clear" and "true." In part 2 of our Worship 101 series, we try to break down those terms and talk about what they mean practically.
Handel's Messiah is not merely the singing of a few Bible verses. It is a masterful and comprehensive presentation of the gospel in all its glory. Because of how commonplace it is during this time of year, it provides Christians with a unique opportunity for both worship and evangelism.