Category Archives: Ministry

The Dangerous Task of Expository Preaching

by Michael Cooper Since the inception of the Church on the day of Pentecost, the “sermon” has been a central part to the worship experience. The history of the sermon is quite intriguing. The communication of ancient wisdom and tradition … Continue reading

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Christian Leadership Part 2: A Divine Trust

by Winston Hottman Man’s Smudge I remember watching the news of the BP oil spill back in 2011 and finding it hard to believe that an accident like an explosion on an oil rig could do so much environmental damage. … Continue reading

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Christian Leadership Part 1: A Glorious Humility

by Winston Hottman When Jesus arrived as the long-anticipated king of Israel, he was a far cry from the kind of leader that many expected him to be. While the gospel narratives describe him as one with authority and power, it … Continue reading

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From Surviving to Thriving

By Winston Hottman What can you do to fight poverty in your community? In a recent article Jennifer Marshall, director of domestic policy at the Heritage Foundation, explains how the gospel creates the framework for a holistic approach to addressing … Continue reading

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“Strange Fire” Polemics

At his blog, All Things New, Dr. Everett Berry discusses the recent Strange Fire conference, hosted by John MacArthur, and the reasons it has proved controversial : It’s one thing to say that one may have certain defective ideas in their theology or … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Insanity of God

*Guest post by Josh Crutchfield, Pastor of FBC Trenton, TX. You can follow Josh on Twitter.  This past summer I received a pre-release of The Insanity of God at the SBC’s annual meeting in Houston. I will be honest; I … Continue reading

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Should Christians Be Involved In Politics?

Russell Moore, President of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, explains the need for political engagement and how to go about it in the right manner: I don’t think we need a pullback from politics. I think we need a … Continue reading

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