For much of the church at large today, the focus is on the end times. Every time a major disaster strikes (as, for instance, the tsunami disaster of 26 December 2004), believers are quick to assert that the end is nigh. Though this attitude is
The reformation of the Church is one of my great passions, and there are several areas in which I believe reformation to be absolutely essential. It is, for instance, necessary that the Church of today reform in her understanding of the doctrine of salvation (soteriology).
“Christians believe,” wrote John Stott, “that true worship is the highest and noblest activity of which man, by the grace of God, is capable.” This is the kind of life to which believers are called. And yet we often fall short of this privilege. Another
Several years ago, my father-in-law, who for 35 years pastored the First Baptist Church of Milford in Ohio, visited South Africa. One afternoon, as we stood in the kitchen looking out on my backyard, where my daughter, Jessica, was playing, my father-in-law said, “You know,