Is the gospel enough?

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Image Source I thank God for all the talk about the gospel among evangelical churches today. Granted, some of it can degenerate into trite jingoism and anomalous platitudes, but still, at least the necessity and centrality of the evangel is once again being recognized by believers who purportedly take their identity from it and who…



From the archives: Church and Politics

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Attack on the American Embassy in Cairo (credit) The attacks on American embassies this week in Egypt, Libya (resulting in the death of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three of his colleagues) and Yemen coupled with the looming presidential election in the USA have turned my heart and mind back to Scripture as I consider how…



Biblical Wisdom on Church Discipline

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The most serious step that a church can take is to remove one of its members and, in the words of the Apostle Paul, turn such a one “over to Satan for the destruction of the flesh so that his spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord” (1 Corinthians 5:5). It is…



e-pub and Kindle versions of Whomever He Wills

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The electronic versions of Whomever He Wills: A Surprising Display of Sovereign Mercy, edited by Tom Nettles and Matthew Barrett, are now available. Until September 1, 2012, 3PM Eastern time, you can purchase an electronic version for only $2.99. EDIT: Due to the tremendous response and in recognition of the holiday weekend you may still…