Sufficient Hope

Article by   June 2019
If you could give a new mom the perfect gift, what would it be? Would it be full night's sleep? Maybe you'd give her a hot meal without interruption or maybe the confidence that she'll be a good mom. Those would be precious gifts to any mom. But what do moms need most? continue

A Mantle of Love for the Weak

On the night I proposed to Anna 15 years ago, she gave me a gift--an antiquarian edition of Thomas Brooks The Unsearchable Riches of Christ. It is a work to which I returned many times over the past 15 years....
Posted June 15, 2019 @ 2:46 PM by Nick Batzig

When Dead Men Speak...

I just finished watching the TV miniseries Chernobyl. I was brought to tears by the end of the series. In the final episode (spoiler alert, the reactor explodes), Legasov, the nuclear expert rises to speak before the Soviet tribunal tasked...
Posted June 13, 2019 @ 9:54 AM by Adam Parker

1 Corinthians 14:34: Did God Really Say...?

While a student, I came across an article by Latin American theologian Elsa Tamez titled, "Women Must Not be Silent in the Congregations!"--in which she argued that Paul gave apostolic instruction about how women should exercise the gift of prophecy...
Posted June 11, 2019 @ 3:33 PM by William Castro

The "Cereal-Aisle" Syndrome

The grocery store cereal aisle has become a common metaphor for distinguishing the West from the rest of the world, and rightly so. Just after we moved to Eastern Europe years ago, my family and I began the hunt...
Posted June 10, 2019 @ 9:30 AM by David B. Garner

Sufficient Hope

If you could give a new mom the perfect gift, what would it be? Would it be full night's sleep? Maybe you'd give her a hot meal without interruption or maybe the confidence that she'll be a good mom....
Posted June 10, 2019 @ 8:12 AM by Rachel Green Miller

On Platt and Priorities

It's been an amazing past few days watching the fallout from David Platt's prayer over president Trump. When I first heard about the situation and read the transcript of the prayer, my initial reaction was quite positive. This was...
Posted June 6, 2019 @ 9:04 AM by Lisa Robinson Spencer

Against Open Doors

Much that passes for Christian decision making in modern Evangelicalism strikes me as a mixture of lazy moral reasoning and illegitimate efforts to discern those "secret things" (Deut. 29:29) that God has never promised to reveal to us. Scripture...
Posted June 5, 2019 @ 10:20 AM by Aaron Denlinger

Strength from Weakness

No words can express the sadness I have felt upon news of the failing health of David Powlison. Dr. Powlison has been one of the great gifts God has given to the church. His book Seeing Through New Eyes is...
Posted June 4, 2019 @ 8:03 AM by Nick Batzig
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