The Christian life is a wonderful life and has many benefits. The most important of these benefits is being reconciled to God the Father through the finished work of Jesus Christ. Yet the Christian life can be difficult and arduous. For this reason it is crucial that we fellowship with other believers for worship, discipleship, … More Church Questions Series from 9Marks (Updated)
Like many words in the English language, the word “evangelical” along with its lingual cousin “born-again” has lost its meaning. In American culture over the past several decades, the word evangelical has come to defined as a mostly white, “Christian” conservative voting block of the Republican political party. Many who are placed within this definition … More What Does It Truly Mean To Be Evangelical?
Do you feel as though you woke up one day and found yourself living in an strange new world? As if the world in which you thought you understood changed, seemingly over night? If so, then you are not alone. Many in Western society, especially those who are followers of Christ, feel the exact same … More Living As Lights in a Strange New World
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other platforms are an integral part of our society. They also contribute to our isolation and loneliness. As a result, many people think the answer is to quit social media, but canceling our accounts is not the answer. In Unfriend Yourself: Three Days to Detox, Discern, and Decide About Social Media … More How to Quit Facebook, Twitter, & Social Media, or Maybe Not!
In many ways it seems as though the religious foundation of western culture is crumbling around us. A few years ago the statistical data pointed to the fact that, in America, they were more “nones,” or religiously unaffiliated people than ever before.* And the cultural hostility toward Christianity in particular seems to be ever increasing. … More Confronting Christianity: A Practical Guide to Apologetics
Technology is all around us, and has been since the garden of Eden. We do, however, live in a hyper technologically advanced society. Technology helps us every day in the cars we drive, the medications we take, the phones we use, and it even effects how we do our jobs. Yet, technology advances so rapidly … More A Biblical Theology of Technology
Born into a privileged home of a London doctor in 1921, John Stott was not destined to be a pastor or theologian. His father had served in the British Army and had different ambitions for his son. However, Stott was ordained into the ministry in 1945. The church where he would first serve would be … More John Stott on the Christian Life