3 Steps to Navigating Homosexuality in Our Churches

Step 1: Have Your Convictions Settled On Sunday, September 20, 2009, I walked into an evangelical church in Hollywood called Reality LA as a self-proclaimed atheist and a gay man; two hours later I walked out a born-again Christian who no longer identified as gay. The power of the gospel […]


Interview with Costi Hinn

An Insider’s View of the Prosperity Gospel Interview with Cost Hinn, nephew of televangelist Benny Hinn and author of God, Greed, and the (Prosperity) Gospel: How Truth Overwhelms a Life Built on Lies Q: Why do you feel you need to warn people about the prosperity gospel? A:   Because […]


How to Prove the Bible is True

Is the New Testament we have today what was originally written down or has it been changed? Did people take out what they didn’t like or add what they did like? Whenever you check out any document of history (including the Bible) you apply historiography—the principles of determining authenticity. This […]


When to Try Door Number Three

THERE’S A THIRD DOOR Weariness had set in and I was ready to throw in the towel.  The organization I started wasn’t growing and disappointment and stress had taken their toll.  So, I sought the counsel of a well-known minister. I asked one simple question: “Is it time for me […]


What to Teach Your Church About Budget

Teaching about budget can be a challenge, especially when church finances are behind budget. Read on for field-tested advice on what to teach your congregation about budget, including tips for when finances are behind budget, and when you are considering an emergency appeal. This article is adapted from pastor Jamie […]


What Made Jesus Mad? Interview with Tim Harlow

Q: This month your new book was released, called What Made Jesus Mad? What did make Jesus mad, would you say? A: I think there was a theme to Jesus’ anger: Denied Access to the Father. Q: For you, what is the key story of Jesus getting mad? A: I […]