Pastoral Theology Is Needed…
In a world of Noise…
Pastors need help. It’s part of the nature of the Lord’s purpose for the church to put pastors together for the sake of the unity and purity of the gospel of grace. Finding the right connection isn’t always easy. That’s where we come in. Pastor Tippins and others work continually with men who partner for mentoring
Knowing the truth must be followed by the question, “So what?” Just having sufficient knowledge ‘about’ biblical truth doesn’t mean one is prepared to lead others in understanding it. Scripture teaches us all we need for this (2 Tim 3:16-18), and we can often misunderstand the gravity of the call to teach others the depths of the riches of the grace of God.
We need precision…
It’s difficult to know how to listen in a culture full of information. Whether we know it or not we are all learning daily. If what we give our attention is not the truth, we can be deceived. In many so-called Christian circles, false teaching is rampant and the devil has more “bible” teachers than we could imagine. There is no such thing as “almost true” that isn’t a lie.
With A Clear Call…
Because we have a culture that yields to the most recent trend, it is important for the church to have ears to hear the clear message of any truth claim. Proper ecclesiology, among many vital doctrines, is up for grabs. For decades the church has been the brunt of abusive and failed oversight. Namely, the resistance of Sola Scriptura in lieu of pragmatism and humanism.
Hearing the truth should be naturally pleasant to the ears of the believer as Jesus says, “My sheep hear my voice.” The problem is that so often, the sheep can’t find the voice of Jesus because the scripture isn’t being taught. May the Lord provide ears to hear as you keep listening.
What is ‘your’ gospel?
We want to know what you think about the gospel. We want to help you define it. Biblically. Simply.
General Ramblings are oft the genre, but every now and then we’ll tackle things with great heaviness. Either way, a pastor’s heart is open and the pages are honest.
Let Us Help
We offer training and teaching for small and large groups through our network of apologists, pastors, teachers, and theologians. Looking for support in knowing how to rightly apply right doctrine in your congregation? We can help. We can come to you in person or provide electronic live streams of our classes and training. For information about having us teach these conferences and lectures in person or via online video, please connect with us below.
Online & Local
James H. Tippins
Holding Fast Under Persecution
Suffering is a given. For the church and her pastors. Learn the truth of how God holds us and secures in these times.
Local & Conference
The Eternal Son of God
A presentation on how to know and understand the teaching of Scripture related to Jesus as Divine and Eternal as God the Son.
Personalized & Online
My Preaching Isn’t Working
What do pastors do when they feel their preaching is weak, ill-effective, or just no longer has power? Let’s engage the Scriptures.
How Do We Evangelize the Cults?
Learn how to engage unbelief and false teaching in your community with respect and humility.