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Will God Hurt Me and Call It Good?

Pastor John connects the goodness of God with the wisdom of God, and how we can trust God when his goodness seems arbitrary.Listen Now

Authentic and Counterfeit Christianity

If you have been united to Christ, Jesus has broken the curse and brought us into fellowship with God. The bondage of sin has been broken. When as …

Theology

A Recipe for Repentance

There are fewer deceptions that are more confounding than that of false repentance. When someone pretends to confess and turn away from sin, but in …

The Danger of Theological Pride

As a new Christian in college, I was an impressionable young woman. Studying the Bible was novel to me and I depended on the guidance and mentorship …

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Ashes to Ashes

Philip Larkin famously described life as slow dying. A somewhat morbid thought, but not an inappropriate one at the end of one year and the beginning …

Theology

Can I Be Blotted from the Book of Life?

If your name is in the book of life, you will conquer and not be blotted out. Pastor John explains why.

3 Warning Signs You're Drifting from Faith Into Superstition

Once upon a time, I had a rabbit’s foot keychain. I can’t remember where I got it – some middle school junk sale or something. But I had heard one …

Southern Baptist

Some People Skip Bible Verses

It's always surprising and saddening to me when people that look like they really love the Lord suddenly start talking or living in ways that are …

Charisma

Doesn’t the Cross Display God’s Wrath Better Than Hell?

In episode 699, Pastor John discusses the wrath of God, the cross of Christ, and the existence of hell.

True Colors: 9 Best Shrubs for Fall Foliage

Autumn is no time to give up, in the garden. While the long sleep of winter lurks, gardeners do not go gentle into the horticultural night. Even in …

10 Sure Signs You Have a Religious Spirit

In this article I am using the term "religion" to refer to man-made effort that utilizes works to please God. It is very easy to mistake being …

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7 Kinds of People You Can’t Afford to Keep

6. You can’t afford to keep people who put their own preferences ahead of your organization’s principles.<p>7. You can’t afford to keep people who …

Keep Speaking

This is not the time for Christian timidity. This is not the time for Christian silence. This is not the time for Christian retreat. This is a time …

Theology
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The Final Break Between God and Country

As dismaying as the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage was, there was something especially painful about seeing the White House lit up that evening …

Faith

9 Unbiblical Statements That Christians Believe

Your Life Depends on Little Words

It is of utmost importance to realize that Scripture argues. It doesn’t just give pearls on a string that we can take away individually and reflect …

Theology

God of love, God of judgement?

This question goes to the very nature and character of God. Why, if God is loving and merciful, is he not be more tolerant and accepting?<p>The Home …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Work with Your Hands, Not with Your Worship

The sinful human heart has a strange and offensive fascination with the work of our own hands.<p>Regardless of who we are — however talented, …

About ChurchLeaders.com • ChurchLeaders

ChurchLeaders.com is dedicated to resourcing, informing, and connecting a community of church leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide. On …

Leadership

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Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

The Folly of What Noah Preached

<i>Paul wrote, “the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God” (1 Corinthians 1:18).</i> …

Human Tragedy or Divine Comedy?

By Andrew Wilson | Monday 12 February 2018<p>I just read Glen Scrivener's marvellous little book <i>Divine Comedy</i>, which is the kind of book you can read in …

So You Love Jesus, But Hate the Church?

It almost seems as if there is nothing new under the sun. It almost feels as if we’ve heard this story before: Leaders in the church world, who built …

Christ Called Me Off the Minaret

"<i>Allahu Akbar</i>. I bear witness that there is no god but Allah. I bear witness that Muhammad is the messenger of Allah."<p>These are the first words of …