A system of Biblical interpretation begun in the nineteenth century is embraced by many Christians today. What are the key concepts of this relatively recent hermeneutical method, and how do they differ from what the church has generally held?
The heart of every inactive church member contains deep reservoirs of hurt. Calling on such a member is an anxiety-provoking event, but one essential for healing to begin. And the healing process itself causes pain both for the healer and the healed.
Having achieved perpetual fame for his magnificent artistry, Michelangelo is often overlooked as a poet. But it is here that he expresses his personal defeat, his frustration with sin, and his intense desire for the assurance of salvation.
It is possible that unsuccessful communication with your congregation is caused not by being a poor preacher but by having a poor pastoral image. Kenneth R. Prather, a practicing pastor, shares four elements that will enhance your congregation's perception of you.
What the Bible teaches about Creation proves to be more fundamental and pivotal to all of Christian thought than most of us have realized. Warren H. Johns continues the series, This We Believe, with an examination of this crucial doctrine and its implications for contemporary Christians.