One of the most significant and vital figures of the 20th century, Nelson Mandela became known not only as the father of his nation, but as the father of an entire people.
Out of the blue, when least expected, the topic changed to rap and the Gospel.
A signal event in America's long trial over the tragedy of abortion clinics occurred this week.
Our authority is not our own. We are called to the task of preaching the Bible, in season and out of season.
We dare not render to Caesar what belongs rightly and only to God.
The issue of Halloween presses itself annually upon the Christian conscience.
A basic principle of Christian theology was once written into the moral immune system of Western civilization — what God commands and institutes is what leads to genuine human flourishing. Our civilization now lives in open revolt against that affirmation.
In many churches, there is almost no public reading of the Word of God. Worship is filled with music, but congregations seem uninterested in listening to the reading of the Bible.
Pornography is a sin that robs God of his glory in the gift of sex and sexuality. We have long known that sin takes hostages. We now know another dimension of how this particular sin hijacks the male brain.
Our marriage crisis is making income inequality worse. Those who are getting married and staying married are, on average, moving ahead in the economy. In contrast, those who are not married are falling behind — fast.
Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara attended a wedding a few days ago, and it made national news.
Several years ago, sociologist Peter Berger argued that secularization has been most pervasive in two social locations — Western Europe and the American college and university campus.
Can chaplains committed to historic biblical Christianity serve in the United States military? That question, though inconceivable to our nation's founders, is now front and center.
Authentic expository preaching is marked by three distinct characteristics: authority, reverence and centrality.
Christians understand labor as a duty, but miss the fact that it is also a gift.
The Christian doctrine of humanity revealed in the Bible is the only adequate foundation for dealing with racism.
Anyone who still doubts that the normalization of homosexuality and the legalization of same-sex marriage will represent a seismic shift in the culture at large needs only to look to New Mexico to see that nothing less than religious liberty is now under threat — and in a big way.
If preaching is central to Christian worship, what kind of preaching are we talking about? The sheer weightlessness of much contemporary preaching is a severe indictment of our superficial Christianity.
Expository preaching is central, irreducible and nonnegotiable to the Bible's mission of authentic worship that pleases God.
At stake is the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the central message of the Scriptures, whenever the penal substitution accomplished by him is questioned, much less denied.