Vander Hart: Jonathan Edwards’ Resolution for Radical Humility

Shane Vander Hart: Instead of pointing out the failings in others use it as an opportunity to go to God in repentance recognizing our need for Jesus.

Farris: Are You An Evangelical Christian?

Michael Farris: A recent study reveals that many self-professed evangelicals don’t actually believe in fundamental principles of the Christian faith.

Cloud: Six Reasons Christians Assemble

Cameron Cloud: I am concerned that we seem to have forgotten that assembling is an essential element of the expression of our faith.

Cloud: Stop Slandering the Church

Cameron Cloud: It has been disappointing to hear familiar pro-abortion arguments coming out of the mouths of professedly pro-life Christians.

Brendemuehl: This Apocalyptic Age

Collin Brendemuehl: People are looking for a reason to hope. They want hope, and they want a foundation for it. The desire is everywhere. Do we share it?

Report: One in Three Practicing Christians Did Not Stream Worship Services During Pandemic

According to a Barna Group report 32 percent of practicing Christians did not stream a worship service online during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Video: Are You Uncomfortable With The Word ‘Justice’?

Pastor Rechab Gray: “If justice makes you uncomfortable, then it might be that you have not been taught the biblical Jesus, you’ve been taught the American version.”

Iowa Churches and Faith-Based Orgs Among Those Receiving PPP Loans

In Iowa, 69 churches, nine denominational offices, and seven faith-based organizations received a Payroll Protection Program loan of more than $150,000.

Cloud: When the Gospel is Not Enough

Cameron Cloud: Pastors should never neglect the Gospel, but our preaching cannot Biblically be exclusive to the Gospel.

Vander Hart: Him We Proclaim

Shane Vander Hart: Colossians 1 reveals who Jesus Christ is, what He has done for his church, and who we are in Christ. How can we not proclaim him?

Cloud: Two Kingdoms, One King

Cameron Cloud: Christians have always faced the challenges of a dual-allegiance, and their cry has been “No King but Jesus.”

Transcript: Vice President Pence’s Remarks for National Day of Prayer

Vice President Pence: “The American people have long believed in the power of prayer, that the effective and fervent prayer of a righteous person availeth much.”

Churches in Iowa Worshipping Online During COVID-19 (Final Update)

While churches in Iowa can now start to physically meet as the COVID-19 restriction was lifted, many churches are still offering services online.

Poll: Iowans, Is Your Church Physically Meeting for Worship?

Iowans, Caffeinated Thoughts would like to know if your church is meeting physically this Sunday for worship and how you will implement public health guidance.

Vander Hart: Count Others More Significant Than Yourselves

Shane Vander Hart: What would it look like if followers of Christ all consistently counted others as more significant than ourselves during this pandemic?

A Prayer for Easter: He Bursts the Bands of Death

We worship our risen King this Easter who has burst the bands of death. A fact that overshadows every hardship we may endure during this pandemic.