Lessons From the Lord’s Loving Discipline
As believers we can be so grateful for the Lord's loving discipline that is bestowed upon our lives. Like a critical surgery that is needed, we've got to have it...
Young Believer: Don’t Rush Into Ministry, Rush to Know God
If you go back in time to the first day of your ministry, and speak to a young Mack Tomlinson, what would you tell him and most stress to him?
Marriage Advice: Keep Dating Your Wife
As a husband, you need to keep dating your wife; that is intentionally spending quality time together in order to maintain the freshness of the marriage.
Young Believers Not Going Deep, Too Distracted
This generation of young believers has countless distractions that will rob them of time and keep them from going deeper with God.
The Life and Legacy of Jim Elliot
The life of Jim Elliot was remarkable. He was a godly young man who lived an extraordinary life, and he paid the ultimate price; his life, to bring the gospel to the unreached.
Jim Elliot Was Always Reading
A big personal part of that adventure for Jim was that he was always reading; at least, the evidence is there that this was true.
News for All Know-It-All Theologians
What's the news? That we don't know much about God. Not really, not compared to what there is, not compared to what...
How Do You Kill Sin?
Christians must not be passive in putting sin to death; they must be proactive. We must never take an attitude of defeat. The Bible calls us to long-term...
Encouraging Conversation at the Church Meetings
When we are with other Christians, we should purposely plan on turning the conversation to spiritual things. One way is to ask specific questions about the sermon...
Anxiety is a Waste of Time
If you give into anxiety you will reap fear, condemnation, and discouragement. Anxiety is a wasted choice that dishonors the Savior. Rather we must not yield to anxiety, but take everything to the Lord in prayer.
From Fear to Faith in the Face of Christ
One aspect of mortifying sin is killing our fears. Fear is a drug that makes us think wrongly and it's the beginning of defeat in any situation that...
The Christian Pilgrimage
Though the Christian pilgrimage is full of heartaches and afflictions; it is also a path full of opportunities to trust the many promises from our God.
Trials and Blessings in the Ministry
There is no other path in the ministry except one that has trials and suffering along its way. At the same time, pastors also experience many blessings.
What Mindset Promotes Unity in the Local Church?
A mindset of humility promotes unity in a local church. That is a mindset that is not always being opinionated, or thinking we always know what is right...