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When we use old confessions and catechisms, we help teach our people that their faith is an old faith, shared by millions over many centuries.…
We use the Heidelberg Catechism in our worship. Sometimes we read it responsively. Other times I’ll work it into my communion liturgy. I’ll quote it…
Offendedness is just about the last shared moral currency in our country. And, I’m sorry, but it’s really annoying. We don’t discuss ideas or debate…
If we are busy in a hundred good things – even great things, gospel things, glorious things – but don’t sit at the feet of…
Growing up in Michigan, I can’t think of anything so explicitly communicated to me in my whole education experience as the vileness of in-your-face racism.
As Christians, we worship a victimized Lord. We should expect to suffer and should have particular compassion on those who hurt emotionally and physically. But…
A catechism is simply a tool for teaching the fundamentals of the faith. Unlike a creed or confession, a catechism uses questions and answers. Many…
No doubt, some people are quantitatively less busy than others and some much more so, but that doesn’t change the shared experience: most everyone I…
The Heidelberg Catechism is like a refreshing bath with cool gospel water.
My life often feels like a whirling dervish of kids, writing, speaking, and pastoral ministry.
Much of the impotence of American churches is tied to a profound ignorance and apathy about justification. Our people live in a fog of guilt.…
One of the central motivations for holiness in the New Testament is to be who you are, to understand your identity and your union in…
As Christians we need to be patient, understanding, and kind. Instead of going on the attack, we can ask genuine questions. Instead of bristling when…
At the heart of the Protestant faith is the conviction that there is nothing we contribute to our salvation but our sin, no merit we…
We live in an emotionally fragile culture. We are in touch with every hurt past, present, and perceived. We are the walking wounded, and we…
We can’t do every good thing there is to do in the world. Too many Christians live under the terror of total obligation, thinking every…
Sometimes Christians live in a terror of universal obligation: AIDS over here, people to be saved over here, a crushing sense of low-level guilt every…
Churches that should be talking about the work of Christ on the cross and the grace of God for sinners are stuck on recycled pop…
As a pastor, I addressed the sorts of issues I see people struggling with most and the issues talked about most directly and most frequently…
Just very practically, pastors need to be careful that while they have a right to call people to absolute allegiance to the Word of God,…
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