A Gospel of Salvation

A Gospel of Salvation

Interacting with The King Jesus Gospel by Scot McKnight In The King Jesus Gospel (published by Zondervan, 2011), Dr. Scot McKnight argues that American evangelicals consistently miss the gospel: “For most American Christians, the gospel is about getting my sins…

Can Hardened Hearts Be Successful Evangelism?

Can Hardened Hearts Be Successful Evangelism?

This is a “guest blog” by my son, Ben Childs, who is preparing to do evangelism among Muslims in Pakistan. There are only two possible outcomes when a human being is confronted with the claims of Jesus: submission or rejection….

Becky's Top 20 Reading List

Becky’s Top 20 Reading List

I thought it would be good to include my bride’s favorite reads; it is a very good list. Becky is often asked for her favorite books, so here they are. Enjoy! —Jay Childs, Senior Pastor Non-fiction The Pleasures of God,…

Divine Blindness: A Biblical Concept?

Divine Blindness: A Biblical Concept?

This week, we have a guest post from my son, Ben Childs. Ben is a graduate of Moody Theological Seminary and is currently church-planting (along with his sweet Bride, Ellie) among Muslims in Europe. Ben’s topic is “divine blindness” and…