What’s Better Than Jesus Beside You

This article was written by J.D. Greear.

When it comes to the Holy Spirit, most evangelicals fall into one of two extremes.

Some seem obsessed with him, relating to him in strange, mystical ways. Their experiences with the Spirit always seem to coincide with an emotionally ecstatic moment — triggered by a musical crescendo, the wail of the electric guitars, or that point at the end of a sermon when their pastor goes on an alliterated roll.…

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Mars Hill: How an Awakened Conscience Speaks

Ray Ortlund posted this on the Gospel Coalition website.

Pastor Steve Tompkins of Mars Hill Church, in a recent letter, gives voice to how an awakened conscience speaks, what an awakened conscience does, to make things right again. We all owe him a debt of gratitude. Without doubt, as Steve follows through with people in this beautiful spirit, the Lord will bless his ministry as never before.…

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7 Traits of False Teachers

2 John 1
9 Anyone who does not remain in Christ’s teaching but goes beyond it, does not have God. The one who remains in that teaching, this one has both the Father and the Son. 10 If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your home, and don’t say, “Welcome,” to him; 11 for the one who says, “Welcome,” to him shares in his evil works.

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