Category Archives: integrity

Christ Defines a “Christian View” of Scripture

by Doug Smith What does it mean to have a “Christian” viewpoint about something?  Various people and groups who would take the name “Christian” have a variety of views about matters such as baptism and church government, who can serve … Continue reading

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In Defense of Struggling and Even Stagnant Churches

I don’t know anyone who would say that it is good for a church to be stagnant. I don’t know of anyone who sets out with the ambition to pastor a stagnating or stagnant church. But I know there are … Continue reading

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Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up?

by Keith Walsworth, director of Bancroft Gospel Ministry and CAPS On one of my recent prolonged times driving the car, I was listening to a preacher ask the question, “Will the Real Jesus Please Stand up?” He went on to illustrate … Continue reading

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Book Review: Taking God at His Word by Kevin DeYoung

Kevin DeYoung, Taking God at His Word: Why the Bible Is Knowable, Necessary, and Enough, and What That Means for You and Me (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2014) 144 pp. Kindle version  Hardcover Taking God at His Word: Why the Bible Is … Continue reading

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DEAL ALERT: Free AiG Video Download “Stop Trusting Man’s Word”

I highly recommend this video.  It’s available for free as a digital download that will play on computers and mobile devices.  Here’s the info, from Ken Ham at Answers in Genesis: You can download this video free until Sunday night. … Continue reading

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Preaching and Statistics

95% of people who read the first paragraph of this article will not finish it.  According to a study done by the …. okay, just kidding. Seriously, though – have you ever considered why we use statistics and what they … Continue reading

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Who’s Robbing Whom? Some Thoughts on Pulpit Plagiarism

by Doug Smith Is it wrong to preach another pastor’s sermon? This issue is certainly not new, but there has been a good bit of discussion in the last few years concerning possible answers to this question, some of which is … Continue reading

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