Looking for a Church? Church Discipline Should be on Your List

Church discipline is a tough subject. I get it. Who wants to talk about something as weighty as that? And even more, what does church discipline actually look like? However, we must talk about it. Why? The church is made up of sinners. Any church to attend, you will find a group of sinners thatContinue reading “Looking for a Church? Church Discipline Should be on Your List”

Total Depravity and Clinical Anxiety

During my senior year of college, I was lying down on my bed one evening reading some tweets from a Christian theologian. As I continued scrolling, suddenly I began to feel extremely cold. As the coldness set in, my heart — from out of nowhere — started to pound like I had just run aContinue reading “Total Depravity and Clinical Anxiety”

Why the Church Needs Expository Preaching

The pulpit drives the church. There is no question about that. The culture, theological understanding, and overall atmosphere of the church has a direct correlation with the method and content of the preaching each Sunday. If the preaching is shallow, the church—as a whole—will be shallow. In other words, shallow preaching produces shallow Christians. WithContinue reading “Why the Church Needs Expository Preaching”

Jesus Didn’t Gamble at the Cross

When most Christians think about what Jesus did on the cross, we know He died for our sins. He died to bring salvation. To most, Jesus died to make salvation available to all people and, in a sense, that is biblically true (John 3:16). However, Jesus’s sacrifice was far more specific than that—more definite. JesusContinue reading “Jesus Didn’t Gamble at the Cross”