Organic Christian Living in the Local Church

Organic Christian Living in the Local Church – Article “We love the local church of which we belong because it is God’s sphere of special, redemptive blessings in Christ (Eph. 3:10). Accordingly, we should all want to see believers giving the better part of their lives to the growth, provision and nourishment of the local … Read more

What is an “ordinary means of grace” ministry?

What is an “ordinary means of grace” ministry? – Video “It means we’re not technique-based, we’re not method-based. We don’t have to constantly drum up new techniques and programs—no gimmicks. It means we trust God’s way to build and to grow and to reach and to revive and to reform His church, and that’s what … Read more

10 Lesser-Known References to Jesus in the Old Testament

10 Lesser-Known References to Jesus in the Old Testament – Article “…these obvious types are only the beginning. Many personages and events and institutions in the Old Testament have a symbolic dimension and point to Christ and his work. At the same time, they never measure up to Christ’s work, which is unique. So we … Read more

What Is Reformed Militancy?

What Is Reformed Militancy? – Video “I would argue that Calvin, Knox, and going back through Presbyterian history—back to Europe and the British Isles—Presbyterians have always been fighters. They’ve been sons of a gun. So, you know all the sudden now, they’re supposed to be nice. Where does that come from?”

Benefits of Role-Model Biography

Benefits of Role-Model Biography – Article “These people dedicated their natural strengths to God’s service, and God even worked through their weaknesses. Their successes and weaknesses give us hope that God can use the rest of us for His kingdom advancement. Good biography offers us a vision of how God has worked across the centuries. … Read more

The Ordinary Means of Grace

The Ordinary Means of Grace – Article “God does not limit Himself to His wonderful means of grace. Jesus said that the wind of the Spirit “blows where it wishes” (John 3:8). But if we are wondering where we can be sure to find the Lord, the answer is His standard means of grace, made … Read more

The Names Of The Spirit

The Names Of The Spirit – Article “The Spirit’s greatest work of holiness is the sanctification of God’s people. Martin Luther (1483–1546) summarized the Apostles’ Creed when he said, “I believe in God the Father, who created me; I believe in God the Son, who redeemed me; I believe in the Holy Spirit, who makes … Read more