When my family and a team from our ministry moved to Jackson, Mississippi, in 1972, we purchased several buildings, including a rundown house in one of the roughest and poorest neighborhoods in town. The old house was very big, and we called it the Samaritan Inn. The idea was for
How To Succeed Financially Without Failing Spiritually You’ve heard the saying, “More money, more problems.” Well, the dangerous truth is success can spiral us inward and ruin us spiritually… unless we have an alternate plan. Here’s how the cycle of success works: 1. Work You begin with a strong work-ethic.
The religious person should not seek an accommodation with liberalism; he should seek to rout it from the field, to extirpate it, root and branch.” That is bracing stuff. Professor Fish makes a very important argument about, inter alia, religion, reason, liberalism, and tolerance. I will not offer a point
Download February 2, 2017 Romans 5:20–6:2 Do I Have Any Righteousness of My Own? Look at the Book by John Piper Scripture: Romans 5:20–6:2 Topic: Justification Righteousness is a big deal for every single person on the planet. In this lab, John Piper shows why Jesus being perfect on
Should a pastor who uses pornography resign from his leadership role? It is also a question Barna researchers recently asked about 3,000 Christians, a study produced in partnership with Josh McDowell Ministry. Only 8% of pastors said yes, that a pastor using porn should resign. When the question was asked
‘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
Welcome back to the Ask Pastor John podcast. Tim, a podcast listener, writes in to ask: “Pastor John, I always thought a complementarian view was the ‘right’ view, but after seeing different churches go against the view, I ask: Is there a biblical right or wrong view (1 Timothy 2:11–15;