The Christian, the righteous one, is to be known as an expert in the case of the poor and powerless: it is to be our expertise as those united to the one who is wisdom.
Category: Church & Ministry
God’s Identification with the Poor & Destitute
One of the burdens of this kingly wisdom is this: the wise hear, protect and provide for the poor and powerless, because God himself identifies with the poor and powerless.
Thoughts On Redemptive-Historical Preaching
Redemptive-Historical preaching has seen a resurgence over the last century. Is it justified? What are the strengths and weaknesses?
The Most Important Sermon You’ll Ever Preach
This Sunday will be the most important sermon you will preach because you have a weighty responsibility to not only honor his word rightly, but to put in the work so that God is the one who gets all the glory.
Church History for Dummies #4: Tertullian
As a Christian, Tertullian devoted his brilliant and sharp mind to the defence of Christian orthodoxy.
Review: The Trellis and the Vine by Colin Marshall & Tony Payne
The African church needs a radical mind-shift.
2 Minute Synopsis – Leading With Love
In Leading With Love Alexander Strauch does an excellent job of identifying and reconciling the Bible’s teaching about love’s impact on leadership.
Review: Christ-Centered Worship by Bryan Chapell
Bryan Chapell, Christ-Centered Worship: Letting the Gospel Shape our Practice. Baker Academic, 2009. 320pp. R260. Available: Good Neighbours; Amazon; Loot … More
God’s Grace in Reconciliation: Redemption
The genius of God’s grace in reconciliation is ultimately displayed in making Christ the mediator between God and humanity, and humanity with humanity through His redemptive work on the cross.
God’s Grace in Reconciliation: A New Identity
The gospel creates a new identity that removes all the sinful divisions that formerly separated people from one another.