The Pastor and the Persecuted Christians

Many Christians, especially those living under the severe religious restrictions experienced by 75 percent of the world's population, are being persecuted today because of their faith in Jesus Christ. Yet, most pastors are strangely silent about the suffering of their brothers and sisters in Christ.





Hills to Die on vs Hills to Pray On

Personal preferences have a tendency to be elevated to convictions. One's personal thoughts are considered right while others' thoughts are vilified. The result in our churches is mass confusion over what is right, wrong, good, bad, loving, unloving, wise, and foolish.


With Culture at Boiling Point, How Should Christians Respond?

We've all heard about the proverbial frog in the kettle: Put the frog in a kettle of pond temperature water and he'll stay right there, even to the boiling point, if you turn up the heat slowly enough. While the real-life frog will in fact jump out, the principle applies to the ever-increasing secularization of American culture.