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Biblical Priorities for Musical Worship: An Interview with Bob Kauflin

Biblical Priorities for Musical Worship: An Interview with Bob Kauflin

Bob Kauflin
Many churches spend a lot of time and money on their musical worship, but they have not thought carefully about how God’s Word speaks to this important topic.... Read More
Should I Quit College and Go to the Nations?

Should I Quit College and Go to the Nations?

J.D. Payne
“Would you please talk with him? He wants to make disciples in that country and is ready to drop out of college to do it.” ... Read More
Filling Our Homes with the Songs of the Lord

Filling Our Homes with the Songs of the Lord

Keith Getty
Music plays a major role in the corporate worship of the church. When we gather together to sing, we praise God, proclaim theological truths to one another,... Read More
The Role of Literacy Training in Tribal Church Planting

The Role of Literacy Training in Tribal Church Planting

Kelley Housley
About twenty Inapang men were gathered together in the open thatched meeting house in the middle of the small hamlet. The logs in the fire crackled as we... Read More
Choose the Congregationâs Songs Well

Choose the Congregation’s Songs Well

Aaron Menikoff
Most pastors are more than happy for someone else to choose the songs on Sunday morning. With sermon preparation, counseling, and countless other... Read More
I Got A Song: The Influence of African-American Music on the Christian Experience

I Got A Song: The Influence of African-American Music on the Christian Experience

Dante Stewart
In a 2013 Huffington post article on how music shapes identity, columnist Frank Fitzpatrick, ponders, “Can music, like a good teacher or a close friend, help... Read More
Why You Should Care about the Reformation

Why You Should Care about the Reformation

Ben Stubblefield
In my middle school days, I remember wondering about eighth grade math: “Will I ever actually use any of this information?” The more I convinced myself that... Read More
Justification: An Amazing Declaration

Justification: An Amazing Declaration

David Platt
Justification is the gracious act of God by which He declares a sinner righteous only through faith in Jesus. ... Read More
Learning to Speak the Gospel in Unwritten Languages

Learning to Speak the Gospel in Unwritten Languages

Kelley Housley
With more and more Christians in the U.S. becoming interested in engaging the unreached, it’s important to recognize some of the challenges involved with this... Read More
The Word Does the Work

The Word Does the Work

David Platt
Some years ago I sat near the front of a worship service as I watched the guest preacher pace back and forth across the stage. He was a popular speaker in our... Read More
Making Disciples from the Pulpit

Making Disciples from the Pulpit

Paul Alexander
When we think of making disciples, we usually think about one-to-one evangelism and discipling—sharing a tract perhaps, or going through a weekly evangelistic... Read More
Will the Next Generation Listen to Scripture in an Instagram World?

Will the Next Generation Listen to Scripture in an Instagram World?

Clark Fobes
I have a confession to make: I’m a pastor, and I don’t always like reading the Bible. Yes, I’ve been through seminary and I regularly preach and teach the... Read More
Letting Go of Our âRightsâ for the Sake of the Unreached

Letting Go of Our ‘Rights’ for the Sake of the Unreached

Kelley Housley
Every Christian is forced to give up his or her rights—the right to privacy, the right to my ‘stuff,’ the right to wear what I want to wear, the right to... Read More
A Loving and Unpopular Message

A Loving and Unpopular Message

Mark Harris
From the emperor worship of Rome to the self-worship of the modern world, every culture has a civic religion, a set of beliefs and values held by the leaders,... Read More
A Mission Force, Not Simply a Mission Field

A Mission Force, Not Simply a Mission Field

Nick Moore
I have seen it many times. ... Read More
Ten Things to Pray for in Light of the Tragedy in Las Vegas

Ten Things to Pray for in Light of the Tragedy in Las Vegas

David Platt
My heart was heavy this morning as I awoke, like others, to the horror of what happened last night in Las Vegas. Here are ten ways I was provoked to pray... Read More
The Spread of the Gospel through Ordinary Believers

The Spread of the Gospel through Ordinary Believers

David Platt
"Now those who were scattered went about preaching the word." ... Read More
One Missionaryâs Testimony on Discipleship

One Missionary’s Testimony on Discipleship

T and S
My story of growing in discipleship started when I was in college. I was discipled by a single woman in her thirties named Jenn. In her own way, Jenn said,... Read More
Following the Spirit and Finding the Unreached

Following the Spirit and Finding the Unreached

Kelley Housley
Dusk fell across the village as Serəkanim squatted quietly, dark eyes peering through the reeds in the thick bamboo stand that had just become her temporary... Read More
Three Things Iâm Praying for My Children This School Year

Three Things I’m Praying for My Children This School Year

Lora Lynn Fanning
We school our kids at home, but our kids also attend co-op twice a week, so I get to enjoy a taste of the “get everybody out the door at the same time”... Read More
The Only Reason We Have Breath: A Biblical Response to Natural Disasters (Two-Minute Video)

The Only Reason We Have Breath: A Biblical Response to Natural Disasters (Two-Minute Video)

David Platt
Don't miss this. Please don't miss this, because it is so common for sinners like you and me, in the face of natural moral disasters, to start treating God... Read More
Pastor, Donât Shy Away from the Hard-Hitting Texts

Pastor, Don’t Shy Away from the Hard-Hitting Texts

Paul Alexander
We pastors like it when our congregations love us. That’s not all bad. A healthy congregation should love and respects its pastors (1 Thessalonians 5:12-13;... Read More

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