Author: Matthew Adams

The Knowability of God

E-Book PDF: Open in New Window | DownloadSubscribe iTunes | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSWhat can we know about God? The knowability of God is a topic in Christian theology that answers this question. Additionally, it is very much the most basic question of Christian theology. Why do I say this? The answer is quite simple; this is the most basic question of Christian theology because it determines the scope and content of our study of God. Therefore, when discussing this topic, we are exploring the degree in which mankind can know God. The...

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Overcoming the World

1 John 5:1-12 ESV, “1 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of him. [2] By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments. [3] For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome. [4] For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith. [5] Who is it that overcomes...

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Seven Questions about Books, Life, and Ministry with Zach Kendrick

Let’s start out by telling our readers a little about you. (Current ministry context, family, joys in life, etc.) My wife and I serve our local church, Immanuel Church in Birmingham, in a variety of ways. We mainly serve on the connect team, where we welcome people as they come to worship. We also help serve communion during the worship gathering. Professionally, I work at a local retail bookstore that offers self-publishing services for local authors. As stated above, I am married to Courtney (no kids, yet). We just celebrated our fourth anniversary. My joys in life include spending...

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Seven Questions about Books, Life, and Ministry with Charlie Handren

Let’s start out by telling our readers a little about you. (Current ministry context, family, joys in life, etc.) Charles Handren is the Pastor for Preaching and Vision at Glory of Christ Fellowship in Elk River, Minnesota. His wife Kimberly (1991) is a Spanish and English as a Second Language teacher, and his daughter, Rachel (1994), is a student at the University of Minnesota. Charles enjoys reading, cycling, hiking, fishing, and traveling. He holds degrees from California Baptist University (Riverside, California) and the American Baptist Seminary of the West (Berkeley, California), and is currently a Doctor of Ministry student...

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By Grace, Through Faith

Editor’s note: The purpose of this series is to walk our readers through the book of Ephesians in order to help them understand what it teaches and how to apply it to our lives. This series is part of our larger commitment to help Christians learn to read, interpret, reflect, and apply the Bible to their own lives. To read the rest of posts in this series click here. ************************************************** Ephesians 2:1-10 ESV, “And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power...

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