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What Does Healthy Church Growth Look Like?

Healthy church growth begins with dedication to a painfully long process.

Celebrate Your Baptism Anniversary

Today is the tenth anniversary of my baptism (September 1, 2013). Christians of the past were commonly reminded to “remember your baptism.” Baptism was...

A Before and After School Routine for Young Children

Our four-year-old son Adam started preschool today, and on the advice of a wise friend, we tried to make the most of the ride...

We’re Back! An Update on Holy Joys

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1305259/13304820-we-re-back-an-update-on-holy-joys.js?container_id=buzzsprout-player-13304820&player=small After a three-month hiatus, Johnathan Arnold and David Fry discuss why they were gone and what to expect from Holy Joys going forward.

He Descended to the Dead: Hope and Comfort on Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday lies in obscurity, its mysterious silence drowned out between the cry of dereliction and the joyful sound of "He has risen!" Many churches...

Should Christians “Put Out a Fleece” to Find God’s Will?

Christians should avoid superstitious approaches to spirituality and seek to be mature in their thinking about God’s will.

A Prayer for the Victims of the Covenant School Shooting

Yesterday we heard the tragic news of a school shooting in Nashville, TN at Covenant School, a private Christian school founded in 2001 as...

Q&As on the Mode of Baptism: Immersion, Pouring, and Sprinkling

Question 1. What is meant by the “mode” of baptism? A. The “mode” of baptism refers to the way or manner in which baptism is...

Todd Hains on Children’s Catechesis and Martin Luther

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1305259/12502043-todd-hains-on-children-s-catechesis-and-martin-luther.js?container_id=buzzsprout-player-12502043&player=small In this episode of the Holy Joys Podcast, Todd Hains, Associate Publisher at Lexham Press, joins Johnathan Arnold and David Fry to discuss children's...

Why Did God Destroy Sodom and Gomorrah?

Sexual sin is not the only reason that Scripture gives for the cities’ destruction; another sin of Sodom is in focus in Genesis and the prophets.