How’s that for a clickbaity title? Articles circulate daily–hourly–giving dating advice to couples about what they should and shouldn’t do. Boundaries. How far is too far physically? How do you respect one another as brother and sister in Christ? How do you plan good dates? And we all love those viral tear-jerking proposal videos. Let’s … More The One Thing Every Dating Couple Should Do
(Heads up, this is a satire piece! As in, not real.) Greer, SC–Congregants of Fourth Baptist Church were particularly whispery after Sunday service this past weekend. Attendees didn’t want to name names, but several members were “disturbed that Pastor Frank Trimble intentionally disregarded the altar call.” Members believe at least three souls may have been … More Local Pastor Forgets Altar Call, 3 Souls Locked Out of Heaven
Have you ever noticed that you have a tendency to share with others about problems, trials, and tragedies, but you are less inclined to share the joys in your life? Why is that? I explore one purpose behind your personal joy in “Your Joy Soothes Another’s Grief” at Desiring God this week: “…What pastors experience acutely … More New Post at Desiring God
Acts is a book about the foundation of the church, but it is a book foundational to the church in every generation. In his second volume, Luke invites us into the fellowship of the local church. We hear the preaching of the apostles. We witness baptism. We taste the life together (κοινωνια, Acts 2:42). We hear … More Churches that Love the Gospel…Love Paul
The college semester is back in session, and our church is seeking to minister to the flood of students who descended upon the liberal arts college a couple of blocks down the road. At 30, I am already beginning to feel that drift, as the gulf of experience between me and these young men and … More I Was a Lost Pinky Toe in College
For The Church, the blogging arm of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, picked up an article of mine on the relief expository preaching has been for me in my ministry. I’ve also had the privilege in the past couple of weeks to work with the great folks at Christ and Pop Culture on a piece about … More New Articles at CAPC and FTC!