Want to know how NOT to make disciples? In this humorous and insightful 2 minute video clip from the Verge Conference, Francis Chan begins to answer the question, “How can we make true disciples of Jesus?”
Hello. My name is Tullian Tchividjian. I used to be a pastor. Some would even say a successful pastor. I was leading a large church that had a school and a seminary, writing a book a year, traveling extensively all over the country speaking at conferences and churches and various
One of the beautiful things about kids is the implied confidence they have. My own kids come trickling down the stairs every morning and almost always the first thing out of their mouths is, “What’s for breakfast?” That’s implied confidence. They assume that there is indeed something for breakfast, that
What does it mean to ‘go to church’? There’s a movement that has woven its way into the lives of many millennials. It defies the tradition of our elders and makes something once rebellious seem normal. They’re “church hoppers.” They irritate church pastors, and they’re often dubbed shallow spiritual consumers.
‘Culture of Death’ sounds the alarm on pending medical bioethics legislation and other troubling trends. My country’s parliament recently passed the first national assisted-suicide legislation in our history. Prompted by the Supreme Court of Canada’s unanimous decision last year to strike down the previous law as unconstitutionally restricting individual rights
Are You ‘Waiting on God’ or Just Making Excuses?There’s a time to wait—and then there’s procrastination. By Debra K Fileta When it comes to the discussion of relationships, many Christians say, “Wait on the Lord.” But what is this supposed to mean? I once met a young man who was
Skittles, bullets, and Snapchat I’ve been spending far too much time on Facebook this week. It’s sucking my soul dry. First was the meme comparing Syrian refugees to Skittles that was shared by countless people who identify as Christians. After that, I saw many of the same people rationalizing the
“No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father’s side, he has made him known.” John 1:18 John 1:1–18 is often referred to as the Gospel of John’s prologue, his introductory remarks that set up the entirety of his letter. D. A. Carson put it
I love the Church. I have given my life to the Church. I believe in the Church because I believe the King reigns over everything. There is a lot to be praised and celebrated when it comes to the church. There is another side though. We have bought some lies.
Early in my Christian life I was taught an acronym to guide my prayer life. Having very little Christian background, I needed all the help I could get. The acronym is A.C.T.S. It seems that it first appeared in that form late in the 19th century in America. “A” stands