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Apr 2023 26 Apr 26, 2023

Evidently not, at least so say more than half of professing Christians. If you have ever wondered if the church is drifting and has lost its way theologically, here is one more line of evidence that the answer to that question is a sad but resounding, Yes. Not only has church attendance plummeted in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, but so too has the theological maturity of many who profess to know Jesus. The results from The American Worldview Inventory 2023 ar...Read More

Apr 2023 24 Apr 24, 2023

John Piper March 15, 2023 Christian Hedonism is the conviction that God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him. I won’t take the time to put all the textual foundation under that. I’ve done that in many places. But let me explain the implication. If God is made to look glorious by my being satisfied in him, then pursuing my satisfaction in him becomes essential to obedience and worship. And therefore, Christian Hedonism says, you must pur...Read More

Apr 2023 17 Apr 17, 2023

I want to say a few words about what is happening in the evangelical world of the present day with regard to worship. I once thought that the so-called “worship wars” ended around the turn of the century, but I was wrong. They continue to rage. Hardly a day passes that I don’t read of a denunciation of contemporary worship music and, in particular, the way in which so many more recently composed songs awaken, elevate, and intensify the affections of bel...Read More

Apr 2023 10 Apr 10, 2023

Today, the morning after Easter Sunday, 2023, it is just as important as it was yesterday to know why the resurrection of Jesus from the dead matters. Let me tell you what the Christian claim that Jesus literally rose from the dead means. It means that either I am a blubbering fool or I am telling you the single most important truth that you will ever hear. It means that either I am an absolute buffoon, most to be pitied, or I am a blessed man whose destiny is one filled...Read More

Apr 2023 6 Apr 6, 2023

I’m one of those individuals who can’t pinpoint the exact time of my conversion to Christ. I know that, like all others, I was born a fallen and morally depraved person who was in desperate need of being born again. But when that event we call regeneration occurred, I cannot tell. I was blessed to be born into a Christian family. My father was a wonderful Christian man who loved his wife and children without fail. Better still, he loved the Lord Jesus Christ...Read More

Apr 2023 3 Apr 3, 2023

My spiritual mentor during my college years at the University of Oklahoma didn’t intend to quench the Spirit in my life, but he did. I had rushed back to my fraternity house after experiencing the most profound encounter with the Holy Spirit that I had ever known. I called John on the phone and asked him to come pick me up. As I sat down in his car, he said rather bluntly: “I know what happened to you tonight. You spoke in tongues, didn’t you?” Ho...Read More