Are you worshipping the god of Open Options?
I Don’t Wait Anymore
This is exactly right. A great encouragement – and an exhortation – to those of us who are single, and have waited a long time in the hope of marriage.
When Shouldn’t We Use “The Sinner’s Prayer”?
Last week, I gave a bit of background on “The Sinner’s Prayer”, exploring what it is, and what it isn’t. Just to be clear, then, I’m not about to argue that sinners shouldn’t cry out for God’s mercy.
Should We Use “The Sinner’s Prayer”?
It’s been the source of controversy at the Southern Baptist Convention, with David Platt calling it “superstitious”. And yet a recent Christianity Today editorial called it “a work of genius, as brilliant as the simple formulations of Martin Luther”.
Discipleship – Now What?
Over the past weeks, we’re been focusing on why we should disciple and what keeps us from doing it. In one of those delightful incidents the world calls serendipity and Christians call providence, 9Marks have just published an e-journal on the subject of discipleship.
What Does It Mean To “Preach Christ”?
We’ve talked a lot these past few weeks about the centrality of the gospel in discipling, teaching and preaching.
How Can We Disciple Well?
Over the past five weeks, we’ve been thinking about why Western evangelical churches have not been discipling well. So now what? What practical steps can we take to improve?
Why We Don’t Disciple #5: Our Churches Are Ashamed of the Gospel
Murmuring underneath everything we’ve seen so far is a fifth and final reason why our discipleship of others is failing so badly.
Why We Don’t Disciple #4: Our Churches Are Program Dependent
Welcome to “Why We Don’t Disciple #4”. Or, as you may prefer to call it, “Biting The Hand That Feeds.”
Why We Don’t Disciple #3: Our Churches Are Less Converted
Here’s a third reason our discipleship of others is so shallow, and may even be non-existent.