Family Ministry: The D6 Conference Celebrates Six Years

October 13, 2014

D6 launched its first family ministry conference in 2009. Six years later, the D6 Conference has developed into a global community of leaders who are forming the future of family ministry. I’ve been privileged to partner with D6 since 2010, […]

Church History: Why Does Church History Even Matter?

Why does it matter if Christians know the history of their faith? Well, imagine trying to sustain a marriage with total amnesia, never fully aware of all the past experiences that you and your spouse have shared. Sure, it’s possible […]

PROOF: The Pirates are Coming

July 11, 2014

PROOF and the doctrines of grace are the theme for this year’s Vacation Bible School at Sojourn Community Church—and it’s all wrapped up in a high-seas pirate adventure! Look carefully in the video, and you’ll see PROOF coauthor Timothy Paul […]

PROOF: A Quick Introduction to PROOF #9DaysUntilPROOF

May 18, 2014

Here’s a quick video introduction to the forthcoming book PROOF: Finding Freedom through the Intoxicating Joy of Irresistible Grace:

Apologetics: What Historical Proof Do We Have for the Life of Jesus?

December 18, 2013
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Theology: What is the Millennium?

October 9, 2013
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Church History: What Are the Gnostic Gospels and Why Do They Matter?

September 18, 2013
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Church History: Why the History of Christianity Matters

September 5, 2013
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Church History: What Did the Real St. Patrick Do?

March 14, 2013
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Video courtesy of Rose Publishing The real St. Patrick wasn’t Irish, he never sent a snake to England, and no one has ever even officially declared him a saint. So why do people celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Mostly because they […]

Church History: What Are Some of the Best Books about Church History?

Video courtesy of So now that you’ve spent thirty days looking at the history of Christianity, what’s next? What books or videos can provide you with deeper understanding of how God has worked throughout the past two thousand years? […]

Church History: How and When Will God Bring History to an End?

Video courtesy of For more on how Christians have thought about the end of time throughout history, take a look at this book and video series: Rose Guide to End Times Prophecies and Four Views of the End Times. […]

Church History: How Did a Christian Politician Help to End the British Slave Trade?

To learn more about William Wilberforce and the end of the British slave trade, read this introduction from Eric Metaxas or this summary from C. Ben Mitchell. 30 Days through Church History: Day 24

Church History: How Christians Settled an Argument About Election

:: Defenestration and Divine Election in Seventeeth-Century Europe :: By the opening years of the seventeenth century, the Reformation had turned European Christianity into a conglomeration of conflicting sects. The Roman Catholic Council of Trent drew a firm line between […]

Church History: How the Anabaptists Challenged the Place of the State in Matters of Faith

The first wave of Reformers never quite escaped the idea that the church and the government ought somehow to be linked with one another. This arrangement had been around ever since the fourth century A.D., and it wasn’t easy—even for […]

Church History: The Centrality of Preaching in the Ministry of John Calvin

Courtesy of Martin Luther wasn’t the only lawyer who became a leader in the Reformation. In 1534 another lawyer traveled along another rutted road. His life had been shaken in much the same way that Luther’s had been—though not […]

Church History: How a Tract About a King’s Marriage Cost William Tyndale His Life

Video courtesy of Rose Publishing While Martin and Katie Luther were turning Wittenberg into a launching-point for the reformation in Germany, King Henry VIII was launching a very different reformation in England. To learn more about Henry VIII, William Tyndale, […]

Church History: Was Martin Luther Crazy?

For me, this video, entitled “The Insanity of Luther,” from R.C. Sproul is far more than a history lecture. I first watched this lecture in an earlier iteration, on VHS tape at a church in rural Kansas in the summer […]

Church History: Martin Luther Meets Manic Monday

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Church History: Reformation Day Meets Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

Skip the opening minute of “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” and enjoy a Martin-Luther-meets-Mary-Poppins-mashup of the history of the Reformation. 30 Days through Church History: Day 16 Bonus

Church History: How Did the Fall of a City and the Invention of a Printing Press Open the Door for Reformation?

Enormous tragedies struck Europe and Asia Minor throughout the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. At one point, three different Roman Catholic bishops each claimed to be the legitimate pope. The Black Death claimed millions of lives. Muslim soldiers conquered Constantinople, the […]

Church History: Why You Might Want to Avoid the Fourteenth Century in Your Time Travels

Video courtesy of Rose Publishing Someone, somewhere, reading this post could be an inventor—perhaps even someone who could someday invent a time machine. If so, I’d like to offer a simple suggestion. Don’t aim your machine in the direction of […]