(All Scripture references are from the CSB.) “Regeneration precedes faith!” This statement has become a popular slogan among some contemporary Calvinist Christians. It summarizes the theological view that before anyone is able to put their faith in Jesus for salvation,… Read More ›
It’s pretty rare that I come across a book I think every Christian should read, let alone every pastor or teacher! But I want to tell you about one — a book I found hard to put down. A book that… Read More ›
At the time of year when the radio, the TV, the neighbors, and even the soulless retail stores were shouting “Joy to the world,” I was enduring a dark and silent crisis of faith.
Sometimes our prayers aren’t answered the way we’d like because of God’s plans, God’s timing, or spiritual opposition. But the Bible mentions several reasons why we ourselves are often the most significant hindrance to having our prayers answered.
As I’ve ministered to college students and young adults over the past few years, one of the hardest things has been seeing young believers grow frustrated with themselves when they aren’t seeing progress in their faith. I’ve had students question… Read More ›
Evangelism. To introverts like me, it’s an intimidating word. It conjures up expectations of going out into the busy streets, trying to strike up conversations with random strangers. I start thinking about how I’m going to have to memorize an… Read More ›