Grace is a slippery truth. In my faith tradition, I was taught to preach the gospel constantly to myself for exactly this reason. Our sin nature, the Devil’s wiles, and cultural scrupulosity conspire to make it easy for us to forget the gospel.
The Bible reveals four spirits that are driven by Satan that are especially dangerous for Christians, or anybody for that matter, to have. These spirits are manifested in the lives of four characters in the Bible — two in the Old Testament and two in the New Testament.
With recent polls showing a declining awareness and interest in theology among evangelicals, we thought of ten reasons why theology matters to every evangelical beyond simply avoiding heresy.
Courageously doing the right thing these days, like practicing church discipline, is going to exact a cost.
ATLANTA, GA, (September 6, 2016) — Bestselling authors, Tony Evans (Kingdom Marriage — Nonfiction) and Kimberla Lawson Roby (A Sinful Calling — Fiction) lead the bestsellers list of Black Christian authors on the September 2016 edition of the Black Christian News/Black Christian Book Company National Bestsellers List.
by Tony Evans I’ll never forget when the kids were younger and Lois and I took them to visit the Grand Canyon. We’d driven all day in order to save on travel expenses, and by the time we got there, it was pretty late. We arrived tired and ready to head to our hotel room …
by D.A. Horton In light of recents events in Baton Rouge, Minneapolis, and Dallas, our nation is looking for answers while Christians are asking the question, after we pray….Now what do we do?
by Ed Stetzer The future of evangelicalism includes harsh realities for churches.
by David Prince Legalism is the pursuit of good works abstracted from faith in an effort to garner God’s favor and blessing. Moralism is the attempt to obey or impose the ethical commands of the Bible abstracted from the gospel of Jesus Christ. Much preaching in Christian churches is simply a collection of legalistic moralisms. …
by Ramon Mayo One of the things that puzzled me growing up, and still puzzles me today, is how devastated and broken many African American communities are although there are a huge number of local churches across America. I often wondered why there were churches where so many people who claim to be changed and transformed …