In his famous Preaching and Preachers (1971), D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones concedes that some of the most significant figures in history weren't necessarily talented orators: “The rhetorician is tied to his … [Read more...] about The Power of Print in the Church
According to Luther scholar Bernhard Lohse, “Evidenced by this great treatise, The Babylonian Captivity of the Church, in his doctrine of the sacraments as well Luther broke with the church of his … [Read more...] about The Social Upheaval of Martin Luther
A few years ago, I visited a neighboring church on a Wednesday night and heard a particularly riveting sermon on the doctrine of sin and human inability. Years later, that night has remained vivid in … [Read more...] about 5 Ways Adoption Can Grow Your Church
In an essay called “The Protestant Movement and Democracy in the United States,” neo-orthodox theologian and social critic H. Richard Niebuhr asks a simple yet profound question: “Is the movement of … [Read more...] about How do Churches Begin the Road to Reformation?
In his book In Praise of Forgetting (2016), David Rieff takes exception with George Santayana’s famous dictum “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Instead Rieff proposes … [Read more...] about 3 Reasons Why Every Pastor Should Read Church History
One of the seven sacraments in the Catholic Church is the act of penance. It’s a long-standing practice where the sinner privately confesses his or her sin to the priest who then absolves the penitent … [Read more...] about WHAT CHURCH CAMP SAYS ABOUT THE CHURCH.