When society rejects, Christians should welcome. When culture ostracizes, believers should embrace. When the world “cancels,” followers of Jesus should look past mistakes.
About two years after I became a Christian, I sensed the tug on my heart to be in pastoral ministry. Early on as a new Christian, I desired to not only preach God’s Word, but to counsel God’s people. For me, however, the latter has always been tough for me, since I’m naturally an introvert.Continue reading “Ministry Shouldn’t be Entered Hastily”
Since, therefore, we have now been justified by his blood, much more shall we be saved by him from the wrath of God. – Romans 5:9 It’s a frightening thing, the wrath of God. It’s also a real thing. Many evangelical pastors are too afraid to address it because it might drive people away. ProfessingContinue reading “Why We Need to Talk about God’s Wrath”
The world in which we live today is full of people who are easily offended. From “safe spaces” at universities to unconstitutional attempts to tear down free speech because of what is being said, the world wants us to know something: they’re offended. I get why they’re offended because I know the message we preach—theContinue reading “The Gospel is Offensive, but You Shouldn’t Be”