But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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Tuesday, 13 February 2018 01:08

6 Short Rules for Young Christians

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These six short rules for young Christians come to us from the pen of Brownlow North, an evangelist, preacher, and writer who lived from 1810–1865. While these helpful habits are addressed to the young believer, it is clear that they ought to be embraced by all Christians. 1. Never neglect...

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Originally published in 1972, Evidence that Demands a Verdict by Josh McDowell has been a trusted resource for believers seeking to always be prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks for a reason for the hope that is in them (1 Peter 3:15). But as McDowell notes in the foreword, we are to do...

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Monday, 29 January 2018 23:43

14 Great Quotes on Spiritual Leadership

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There is no shortage of new books to read, but we all have favorites that we have read multiple times. One of the books that I’ve reread the most is Spiritual Leadership by J. Oswald Sanders. While you may expect that this book would be focused solely on those interested in learning or...

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Tuesday, 23 January 2018 20:41

Hymn Story: Onward, Christian Soldiers

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The well-known hymn, “Onward, Christian Soldiers” was written by S. Baring-Gould (1834-1924) and has been an athem sung by generations of Christians. Read a story from Carl Price’s One Hundred and One Hymn Stories about the origin of this beloved hymn. In Yorkshire, England, where...

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Monday, 08 January 2018 02:00

Good Ways to Develop Bad Theology

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As the late RC Sproul said, “Every Christian is a theologian. The issue for Christians is not whether we are going to be theologians but whether we are going to be good theologians or bad ones.” This quote rightly states that all believers are theologians to some extent, as every...

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Monday, 01 January 2018 04:52

Abide in Christ in the New Year

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Each January, about 150 million Americans will come up with New Year’s resolutions to improve their lives in the year ahead. Some of the most common resolutions include getting organized, getting out of debt, quitting smoking, and exercising. By the end of the week, a quarter of those 150...

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Tuesday, 26 December 2017 02:00

4 Simple Ways to Read More Books in 2018

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There is no shortage of recommended reading lists out there, and you likely have several books sitting on your shelf still waiting to be read. Unfortunately, it can be a struggle to find the time to sit down with a good book. So how can we manage to get more reading done? Thankfully, the solution...

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Thursday, 21 December 2017 23:00

What We Celebrate at Christmas

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Watch as R.C. Sproul reminds us that what we really celebrate at Christmas is the incarnation of God Himself.

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Tuesday, 12 December 2017 21:55

Hymn Story: O Little Town of Bethlehem

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The lyrics to “O Little Town of Bethlehem” were written by Phillips Brooks in 1868 after visiting the town of Bethlehem on his trip to the Holy Land two years earlier. Since that time, this song has become a favorite for many people as they celebrate the Christmas season. Read a story...

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B&H Academic has published The Lost Sermons of CH Spurgeon: Volume 2, a beautiful and painstaking reproduction of Spurgeon’s earliest sermon notes. To learn about Volume 1, see “The Lost Sermons of CH Spurgeon: A New Book’s 120-Year-Old Endorsement.” The second...

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Sunday, 26 November 2017 10:46

John Calvin: Pastor, Theologian, Reformer

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While it was Martin Luther who drove the nails that began the Reformation, if there is one man who is most closely associated with Reformed Theology, it would be John Calvin (1509-1564). As historian Mark Noll noted: “If Luther sounded the trumpet for reform, Calvin orchestrated the score by...

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In October of 1789, President George Washington issued his Thanksgiving Proclamation, calling the nation to “acknowledge the providence of Almighty God.” Six years after the conclusion of the Revolutionary War, Elias Boudinot of New Jersey brought a resolution to the US House of...

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Thursday, 16 November 2017 22:04

Sharing Jesus Without Freaking Out | Book Review

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Alvin Reid’s book Sharing Jesus Without Freaking Out is an encouraging, practical book on personal evangelism. Rather than training his readers in yet another rigid, formulaic method of sharing the Gospel, Reid makes clear that Christians are already equipped to engage others in conversations...

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Wednesday, 08 November 2017 02:56

William Tyndale: Reformer, Translator, Martyr

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William Tyndale (1494-1536) dedicated his life – and eventually gave his life – to the cause of translating the Word of God into the English language. Tyndale was a Protestant Reformer, a Bible translator, and a martyr for the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Unfortunately, we know little about...

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