September 23, 2011Francis Schaeffer was one of three writers (the others being Lewis and Tozer) who influenced me most profoundly when I was a new believer in the early 1970’s.
September 19, 2011In last Friday's post, I contrasted Robertson McQuilkin’s dedication to care for his wife Muriel, stricken with Alzheimer’s, to Pat Robertson’s cruel answer to a question regarding a man having an affair that if he’s going to do anything, he should divorce his wife who has Alzheimer’s.
August 1, 2011In this audio clip, Randy Alcorn answers the question, "Does the church need to teach a theology of suffering?"
August 1, 2011In this audio clip, Randy Alcorn talks about the need for more teaching on the subject of Heaven.
April 8, 2011In this audio clip Randy Alcorn answers the question, "Why don't more Bible schools teach a theology of money?"
March 15, 2011In this audio clip, Randy Alcorn addresses the role of organizations and the role of the church.
March 10, 2011Randy Alcorn asnwers the question, "How would you encourage pastors in the face of materialism and consumerism?"
December 22, 2010It is God’s will that you be active in life-long ministry, in your church. You are called to edify, build up and encourage a local body of believers by utilizing your own unique giftings by the power of the Spirit. How are you to be equipped for this ministry? Through the ministry of the local church itself.
September 22, 2010The story behind "Great is Thy Faithfulness" should encourage every Christian who thinks of their life as ordinary. There’s no tragic story (think “It Is Well” by Horatio Spafford) associated with this hymn. It’s just the fruit of a faithful man with a simple faith in a faithful God.
September 8, 2010I tire of the incessant church-bashing and endless tales of people disillusioned with their churches. Yes, Christians can be jerks, and we’ve all had rough times in churches, largely because they consist of people too much like us: sinner-jerks in need of grace and truth and growth.