• Stewardship, Tithing, and Giving by R.C. Sproul

    FROM TABLETALK | February 2017

    A widespread cynicism toward giving exists in our culture. Some nonprofit organizations have mismanaged funds. Thus, many people are reluctant to support these organizations with their donations. But the cynicism extends even to the Christian community. Some unscrupulous televangelists have …Read More

  • Caring for Widows by R.C. Sproul

    FROM TABLETALK | February 2017

    In biblical terms, to be religious does not necessarily mean you are godly. To be religious can mean simply that you’re involved in the trappings of religion, that you may be a member of a false religion. Yet, the …Read More

  • The Right to Be a Christian by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | January 2017

    Moral revolutions require legal revolutions. This is certainly the case with the sexual revolution and its various causes of sexual liberation. A revolution is only complete when the legal structure aligns itself with a new moral understanding. This alignment is …Read More

  • Biblical Success by Iain Duguid

    FROM TABLETALK | January 2017

    What does it mean to succeed? We typically think success involves reaching particular personal and professional goals—prospering financially, being respected by peers, raising a solid family, and so on. We measure success in terms of receiving honor, reaching the top …Read More

  • The Importance of Theology by Michael Allen

    FROM TABLETALK | January 2017

    Systematic theology” is a label with admittedly clinical connotations. It conjures a picture of the theologian as someone who takes in hand the living Word of God only to dissect and dismember the body of biblical truth into various pieces …Read More

  • Vocational Success by Eric Watkins

    FROM TABLETALK | January 2017

    Whether in the areas of parenting, relationships, or our vocations, we all srive for success. Vocational success lies at the heart of the American dream, which teaches that if one works hard enough and long enough, he will most likely …Read More

  • Why Can’t Christians Just Join the Revolution? by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | December 2016

    Why not just join the revolution? This question seems obvious to many people who look at conservative Christians and honestly wonder why we cannot just change our views on homosexuality, same-sex marriage, and the entire constellation of LGBT issues. We …Read More

  • No Shortcuts to Growth by R.C. Sproul

    FROM TABLETALK | December 2016

    I’m still amazed whenever I see the bumper sticker that reads, “Visualize world peace.” The idea is that if I, and enough other people, create the right mental picture of peace, it will soon come to pass. It’s …Read More

  • Pixels Are People by Nathan W. Bingham

    FROM TABLETALK | September 2016

    Four-and-a-half years ago, our lives radically changed. My wife and I, with our three children, moved from Australia to the United States. This decision to relocate and serve at Ligonier Ministries was significant. Our children were all under five years …Read More

  • The Consequences of Addiction by Heath Lambert

    FROM TABLETALK | August 2016

    Addiction is not an abstract concept to me. I have counseled many people in my ministry who have been beset by addiction. The costliest encounter I have had with this problem was with my mother, who was addicted to alcohol …Read More

  • The Intellectual Roots of the Sexual Revolution by Albert Mohler

    FROM TABLETALK | August 2016

    The new sexual morality did not emerge from a vacuum. Massive intellectual changes at a worldview level over the last two hundred years set the stage for the revolution in which we currently find ourselves. We are living in times …Read More

  • Addictions and Idolatry by Edward Welch

    FROM TABLETALK | August 2016

    I want”—addictions start here. Then, through small steps, want becomes need. There is no one recognized definition of addiction, but most of its proposed definitions share a common core. Addictions are compulsive searches for a desired object or state …Read More

  • Ministering to Addicts by Burk Parsons

    FROM TABLETALK | August 2016

    As a pastor, I often find myself counseling people with addictions. Having served in local church settings for more than twenty years, I find ministering to addicts and their families to be one of the more difficult, complicated, and sad …Read More

  • Legalism vs. Gospel Religion by Burk Parsons

    FROM TABLETALK | June 2016

    The word religion has fallen on hard times in recent years. Many have tried to pit religion against faith, saying that Christianity isn’t a religion but a relationship. That sounds nice, but that isn’t quite the case. Faith …Read More

  • Muslims Need Christ by Burk Parsons

    FROM TABLETALK | April 2016

    Just before I sat down to write this article, the terrorist group known as ISIS claimed responsibility for another attack in the Middle East. In this latest incident, Muslim terrorists reportedly killed more than twelve people, injured more than twenty-five …Read More