Wednesday, December 21, 2016

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9 People Who Need Our Prayers This Christmas

It’s Christmas, and everyone’s celebrating. Or, at least it seems that way.

Actually, many people will struggle through this weekend, and they need our ministry and our prayers. In the busyness of the holidays, don’t forget these folks.... Read More

The Real Meaning of Christmas

One of the most remarkable stories of Christmas comes from one of the darkest moments of modern history. Read More

What We Celebrate at Christmas [Video]

In this excerpt from What Did Jesus Do?, R.C. Sproul reminds us that what we really celebrate at Christmas is the incarnation of God Himself. Watch Now

10 Ways to Dramatically Increase Giving in Your Church

It takes money to lead a church to experience dynamic spiritual and numerical growth. Read More

When Was Jesus Born?

It’s amazing how often people get caught up in the debate over when Jesus was actually born. Although we should never be dogmatic on this point, the biblical text does provide us with a number of clues. Read More
Some years ago I attended a lecture by Professor Thomas Tallis in which he persuasively argued that the early Church chose December 25th as the date to celebrate the the birth of Jesus, not to Christianize a pagan mid-winter festival but rather as a result of its calculations of when Jesus was born.
Apologetics: New Heresies Are Rarely New [Video]

Ancient heresies still matter because—much like the claims about Jesus that are recycled year after year in popular magazines—the same claims that were made in the past are still made today. With that fact in mind, take a quick look with me at this video that unpacks a few false teachings from the early centuries of Christian history. Watch Now

Seven Commitments of Renewal Every Church Leader Should Make for a New Year

Consider these seven resolutions to be statements of renewal. Ask others to keep you accountable. Above all, ask God for the wisdom, strength, and perseverance to move these commitments of renewal to reality. Read More

Leading Evangelicals Plead With Donald Trump To Withdraw Scott Pruitt From Environment Protection Agency

A group of evangelical church and lay leaders in the US has called on Donald Trump to reconsider his choice of climate change sceptic Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Read More

Is It Too Late for Russell Moore to Say Sorry?

Southern Baptist leader’s critiques of Trump and his supporters are having an impact beyond the election. Read More

Why Southern Baptists Should Back Russell Moore, Not Sack Him

The president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission is no softy liberal. Read More

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