That’s the task of preaching. Not building an imposing and impressive wall each and every Sunday, but simply laying one brick at a time and laying it straight and square.
The battle for ideas is raging in the West, but the battle lines have fallen in strange places.
Odessa is unlike any of the other cities I’ve lived in In Odessa, a remarkable number of people feel “out of place,” like they don’t really belong here.
Pastor, when you took on the responsibility of pastoring a congregation, you took on a position of leadership. Don’t allow yourself to get caught up in the blame game.
It seems like we hear a new story every week. Some prominent preacher, musician, or Christian celebrity has walked away from the Christian faith.
“Congratulations, it’s a boy!” and “Congratulations, it’s a girl” are statements that no longer make sense in the secular west.
The Canadian government has fined a local congregation $83,000 simply because they gathered together in their building to worship Jesus together.
You don’t have to be Majorie Taylor Greene to be the target of the woke mob. You just have to insist that male is male and female is female.
“I am a woman trapped in a man’s body.” Carl Trueman wrote The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self to explain how it is possible that this nonsensical statement actually “makes sense” in 2021.