What Really Makes Someone a Christian

Ask a number of people: “What makes someone a Christian?” You are likely to get a variety of answers. But the honest answer is something surprisingly fundamental and straightforward. Do these things make someone a Christian? Here’s an experiment you can try on several people (and once you finish this …

What shall we say, then? Is the law sinful? Certainly not! Nevertheless, I would not have known what sin was had it not been for the law. For I would not have known what coveting really was if the law had not said, “You shall not covet.”
Romans 7:7

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John Piper: Christians Who Marry Nonbelievers Must Be Punished

John Piper: Christians Who Marry Nonbelievers Must Be Punished

In a recent audio transcript published on the Desiring God website, Pastor John Piper said Christians who willfully marry nonbelievers have “compromised the believer’s love for Christ” and should be removed from church membership. Defying and Rebelling Against God’s Word During an episode of the Ask Pastor John podcast last …

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Pastor Andy Stanley Responds to Criticism Over Suspended In-Person Services

Pastor Andy Stanley Responds to Criticism Over Suspended In-Person Services

North Point Community Church pastor Andy Stanley announced this summer that amid the coronavirus pandemic his Atlanta-based megachurch would suspend all in-person services until 2021. His decision sparked backlash especially from a “high-profile media person” who has been openly critical since the announcement. Stanley responded to the criticism recently, saying …

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