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  • Growing Younger by R.C. Sproul Jr.

    I suspect it is a nearly universal phenomenon—we look in the mirror and wonder what happened. We are no longer what we once were. Worse still, we don’t recognize ourselves in what we have become. When we are young, we …Read More

  • Help Me Teach the Bible: An Interview with Nancy Guthrie by Nancy Guthrie

    TT: What led you to begin teaching the Bible? How have your life experiences shaped your teaching ministry? NG: I am grateful to have grown up in a home in which going to church and serving the church …Read More

  • Immaturity by Dan Dumas

    The poet Ogden Nash once said, “You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely.” Immaturity plagues us all. We are made clean by the blood of Christ at conversion, but we wait for eternity to be fully …Read More

  • Learning from the Judges by R.C. Sproul

    Certain periods of history stand out to me as particularly instructive for the course of all of history. That is, sometimes we can zero in on one period of time in the past, observe how the entire span of human …Read More

  • Mature in Christ by Mark Ross

    The apostle Paul writes in Colossians 1:28, “Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ.” This verse presents us with a summary statement of the Apostle Paul’s ministry, as …Read More

  • Mature in Christ by Burk Parsons

    One of the greatest joys of pastoral ministry is preaching the Word of God to the people of God every Lord’s Day, morning and evening. However, it is also one of the greatest challenges of pastoral ministry. The challenge is …Read More

  • Maturity in Ministry by Kent Hughes

    When the New Testament addresses spiritual maturity, it uses the common Greek word teleios, which means “perfect” or “complete.” When it is applied to Christian growth, it indicates spiritual maturity in contrast to childlike immaturity as, for example, in this …Read More

  • Mentoring Others by Jerry O'Neill

    My wife and I recently sat at our dining room table over “It’ll Kill Ya Pie,” discussing with a young urban pastor and his wife their marriage, their parenting, and their ministry. It was a delightful evening. Ann and I …Read More

  • Misconceptions of Maturity by John Sartelle

    She was walking up the street on a Saturday morning in a small town in the mountains of Virginia. She was thirteen years old, but she was wearing a tighttting dress more appropriate for a woman of thirty. The color …Read More

  • Practice Makes Perfect by Brian Tallman

    Anyone who has ever achieved at a really high level knows that there is no substitute for practice. Sure, we’ve all heard stories of exceptionally gifted people who are able to master a subject or discipline on their first introduction …Read More

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