Sermons Don’t Make Disciples

Sermons do a lot of things, but sermons don’t make disciples. Here’s the dilemma: The church’s mission is to “go and make disciples” (Matthew 28:18-20). If sermons don’t make disciples, then how does the church fulfill its mission? If sermons don’t directly fulfill the church’s mission, then why is so much emphasis placed on the… Read More

Christian, Take Care of Your Body

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. (Genesis 1:27) The doctrine that humans were created in the image of God matters for how Christians navigate a variety of cultural issues—racism, bioethics, abortion, homosexuality and moral responsibility, just to name a… Read More