Christians are called to be kind to one another, tender-hearted, and forgiving one another. But this cannot be done apart from the gospel. Love for the gospel is the root cause and enabler for Christians obey this command.
If you do not at times feel like a hypocrite then you are probably not taking the Word of God seriously. A pastor friend recently wrote to me, “I am looking forward to preaching again this coming week—Mark 7—oh how I so often feel a
Disclosure: This is one of those “naysaying” articles. But healthy and maturing churches occasionally need them. And in fact, there is a good likelihood that if properly applied, it will not only strengthen us as a Body, but may also help us towards fulfilling our
The other day, as I was driving to the hospital to see my dad, I passed a school here in Atlanta displaying a large sign hanging on the fence that said, “Be kind.” Apparently, bullying is a growing problem here in the United States and