How Things Have Changed: Reflections of a Millennial Pastor in a Gen Z World

Pastoring on a college campus less than 15 years removed from my own graduation gives me a front-row seat to the remarkable cultural changes underway among young people today. I attended a school quite like the one where I now serve as a campus minister for Reformed University Fellowship (RUF)an elite private university attracting the... Read more

Jonathan Edwards’ disturbing support for slavery: some reflections

A portrait of legendary American preacher Jonathan Edwards.Wikimedia CommonsThe American theologian Jonathan Edwards has had a huge influence on Christians on both sides of the Atlantic. The works of the 18th century preacher continue to be widely read; the well-known US pastor John Piper and prominent UK minister Martyn Lloyd-Jones have been among those in... Read more

Whats My Purpose? Reflections in Lockdown – TGC Africa

As the cases of COVID-19 in South Africa increase daily, I cannot help but think back on a workshop I facilitated with students. This workshop took place the day before President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the initial shutdown in March. The topic under discussion was a Christians purpose in work and study. However, a Christian’s purpose... Read more

Ravi Zacharias: Easter Reflections from My Hospital Bed

I am writing this from a cancer hospital in Texas. Two months ago I was startled after back surgery to learn I hadsarcoma, a rare form of cancer, for which I amcurrently undergoing treatment. I have had a healthy life blessed by God, so this came as a shock. I have always believed in the... Read more

Weapons In Church: Reflections From a Seminary

[ad_1] I attend an Evangelical seminary, one of many largest within the nation, within the coronary heart of the Bible belt. This seminary can be within the coronary heart of gun nation. Town to the east of us lately declared themselves a 2nd Modification sanctuary metropolis. I actually love my seminary, notably the school within... Read more

Bible Reflections: Be Forgetful – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] Forgetfulness isnt usually one thing we think about a advantage. Which is why it was an preliminary shock to me that, in Isaiah 43, the prophet points a name to neglect the previous issues; don't dwell on the previous (Isaiah 43:18 NIV). The Olive Tree Bible Overview within the Bible Gateway Research sidebar supplies... Read more

Reflections | Devotional by Mary Pinckney

[ad_1] As I sat this morning, quietly listening to the waves crash upon the shore, I heard the Holy Spirit say “write the place you're.” So right here goes, my uncooked ideas from this morning… Its morning, as I sit and watch the waves crash upon the shore, I cant assist however mirror on Your... Read more

Bible Reflections: Two Sorts of Fears – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] They may don't have any concern of unhealthy information;    their hearts are steadfast, trusting within the LORD. Their hearts are safe, they may don't have any concern Psalm 112:7-8 This can be a verse that my spouse and I've exchanged for just a few weeks. Weve texted it to one another whereas going about our... Read more

Bible Reflections: Gods Phrases – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] Giving Thanks and Providing Testimony I just lately got here throughout 1 Corinthians 1:4-9 once more and was reminded of all of the methods God has enriched his individuals by way of his grace, blessing us together with his phrases, with understanding. Right here it's: I all the time thank my God for you... Read more