Evangelical Christianity

Starting Over

Starting Over<p>by Charles R. SwindollScriptures: 1 Peter 4:7–11<p>Instant replays have become old hat. We now expect them in all televised sports. Whether …

Christianity

A Conversation with Historian Thomas Kidd on the Religious Life of Benjamin Franklin

Thomas Kidd, distinguished professor of history and associate director of the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University, has published a …

Christianity

A La Carte (June 22)

Westminster Books is offering a solid discount on a very good collection of commentaries. You can’t go wrong with any of the ones they’ve highlighted.<p>…

Christianity

Preaching the Gospel with TULIP’s Tricky “L” in Mind

It’s a fair question for the Arminian to ask: How can you preach the free offer of the gospel when you believe in a limited atonement? How can you …

5 Principles for University Evangelism

In our current environment, with its distinct challenges and opportunities, how should we go about the task of university evangelism? Is there …

Faith

How To Distinguish True Zeal from False Zeal

I fear there is a plague of complacency among Christians today. Whatever happened to zeal? Whatever happened to Christians who are on fire to know …

Faith

The Untold Story of Steve McQueen: How the 'King of Cool' Met the 'King of Kings'

Legendary actor Steve McQueen continues to be a household name across America. His style and movies have proved to be timeless hits in each …

Christianity

Judge Says Big Pensacola Cross Must Come Down

A massive cross that stood in a Florida park for nearly half a century is being removed.

Christianity

Woman Sexually Violated in Target Bathroom

One woman was videotaped while changing in a bathroom at Target. It's yet another example of how dangerous the superstore's politically correct …

Christianity

A La Carte (June 21)

Today’s Kindle deals include a few books that you may want to add to your collection.<p>Sponsor<p>Show Your Support<p>Yes! “The internet could use more of a …

Christianity

No Place for Islands

No Place for Islands<p>by Charles R. SwindollScriptures: Romans 15:1–7<p>Nobody is a whole chain. Each one is a link. But take away one link and the chain …

Christianity

I Don’t Want to Die Until I Look More Like Jesus

A few years ago, Corina and I paid our respects to a dear Christian missionary who had recently departed this life. At the visitation, we met with …

Christianity

Meet One of the Finest Theologians of the Last 50 Years

The book had an unremarkable pale blue cover, and the author’s name was unfamiliar. The title, on the other hand—<i>Resurrection and Moral …

Theology

I Am the Center of the Universe

Written by: Jared C. Wilson This week I am having to drop my daughter off for a summer class in the morning. This has put me in the office 2 hours …

Christianity

Danny Akin on the SBC and Race: Past, Present, and Future

Written by: Justin TaylorThese six minutes by the president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary—containing lament, hope, and resolve—are …

Christianity

Sharing a Cup of Comfort

Xochitl Dixon2 Corinthians 1:3–11Our hope for you is firm, because we know that just as you share in our sufferings, so also you share in our …

Faith

The Miracles of Israel: From the Battle for Jerusalem to a Top Global Economy

CBN's Scott Ross met with Arik Achmon in his Tel Aviv residence to learn more about the life of a man who had a huge impact on Israel's past and …

Israel

Silence

Skittish chickens scattered as relief trucks clattered past the weathered huts of the village. Barefoot children stared. Traffic on this rain-ravaged …

Faith

4 Promising Opportunities in University Evangelism

We hope realism concerning the challenges of university evangelism doesn’t give the impression we think the prospects for university missions and …

Faith

Taking a Stand for Restorative Justice

Written by: Justin TaylorToday the Colson Center, Prison Fellowship, the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, …

Justice

A La Carte (June 20)

Today’s Kindle deals do not include the most exciting list of titles I’ve ever dug up, but there may still be a book or two to catch your …

Christianity

The Simple Questions to Ask Every Time You Open Your Bible

Written by: Justin TaylorI recently sat down with New Testament professor Matthew Harmon to ask him some questions about his new book, <i>Asking the</i> …

Faith

Redeem Your Time

Is there anything more tragic than time? Is there anything that brings about deeper grief than seeing time pass us by, than acknowledging how much …

Faith

6 Things to Do with Your Anxiety

Written by: Justin TaylorWisdom from counselor David Powlison on dealing with everyday, garden-variety anxiety.Do you want to hear a good description …

Christianity

20 Quotes from the Best Introduction to Christianity I’ve Ever Read

<b>Article by: Matt Smethurst</b>The following quotes caught my attention as I read Glen Scrivener’s <i>321: The Story of God, the World, and You</i> (10Publishing, …

Christianity

Reason to Smile

Mart DeHaan1 Thessalonians 5:9–28Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. 1 Thessalonians 5:11In the …

Christianity

Are You Content To Carry the Pins?

Oh, Envy. You are a cunning enemy, a persistent foe. You linger on the sidelines of our lives, whispering your cunning words of discontentment. “You …

Faith

Why Biblical Archaeology Matters

<i>Catherine McDowell (PhD, Harvard) teaches Old Testament for Gordon-Conwell's Charlotte campus. She previously taught at Wheaton College and was a</i> …

Archaeology

Charles Spurgeon’s Dangerous Mission

<i>This sponsored post was provided by Christian T. George, Assistant Professor of Historical Theology and Curator, The C.H. Spurgeon Library at</i> …

Christianity

Remembering Names, Part Two

Remembering Names, Part Two<p>by Charles R. SwindollScriptures: Luke 10:20<p>Okay . . . there you stand, getting introduced to someone. How are you going …

Christianity