What is preaching? why preach? How is it different and how should it be different? in our Friday in studio edition of Abounding Grace Pastor Chris lays out what preaching should look like, sound like and to what end.
It is exciting to discover what are sometimes called “the doctrines of grace,” i.e., the teaching that even though by nature we are dead in sins and trespasses, we came. . . Continue reading
35 years ago, when I began seminary, the “church growth” movement was hitting its stride. In a course taught by an adjunct professor with a Harvard MBA we were taught. . . Continue reading
In the first part of this two-part series, I sketched some of the background to explain how and why, in our late-modern period, it seems plausible to so many to. . . Continue reading
It is not difficult to find calls for the church to be “prophetic” especially toward the end of “social justice.” Of course we should favor social justice since nature and. . . Continue reading