Sanctification and Marriage

Whose kingdom shapes your marriage?

Living Ordinary Moments with Extraordinary Faith

Here's the truth: We're in danger of trading actual significance to feel like we're part of something significant.

What Are You Thankful For?

When you well up with gratitude, do you want to thank the Giver?

Gospel-Driven Sanctification

Well-known author Jerry Bridges talks about the centrality of the gospel and the work of the Spirit in the Christian journey.

How Not to Read Your Bible in 2013

The Gospel Coalition editor Matt Smethurst gives wise counsel on knowing the God of Scripture in the new year.

The Lord is Close to the Brokenhearted

Author Scotty Smith pens a prayer of hope and praise for all those feeling the weight of the world's brokenness.

Owning the Mission

What does it mean for the church to be missional?

Raise Your Hand If You Believe

Dan Lerro is one of the pastors at Trinity Church of Smyrna, a church we were privileged to help plant in 2007.  Here he writes on singing during corporate worship.   Singing together is one of the core activities that we engage in together each week. But just because you hear the...

Perfect in Christ: Our Ministry Purpose

28 Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ. 29 For this I toil, struggling with all his energy that he powerfully works within me. I’ve done a lot of thinking about the purpose and mission of the...

Mission-Focused Prayer

One of the primary buzzwords in ministry today is the word mission. This word is often used to challenge people to see themselves and the churches they are part of as being focused on the advance of the gospel for the glory of Jesus.  In this sense, I like the word and think we should...