Why the Call to Preach Is Unique

In a Class by Itself Expository exultation is a unique kind of communication. It is something not brought from the world into the service of the church. Nor can the world take it from the church and use it for...

How to Kill Sin, Part I

If Christ is in you, though the body is dead because of sin, yet the spirit is alive because of righteousness. But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ Jesus f...

Church Called to Address ‘Adultolescence’

Christian Smith, professor of sociology at Notre Dame, wrote in the most recent Books and Culture a review of six books dealing with the new phenomenon of "adultolescence"-that is, the postponement of adulthood into the thirties. I want to relate this phenomenon to the church. But first here is a summary from Smith's article of what it is and how it came about.

Making Room for Atheism

An informed biblical worldview supports pluralism, democracy, and freedom. Christians should neither tolerate coercive secularization of the government, nor should they aim to establish a theocracy.