The Summit Blog contains articles from a variety of writers on the Bible, theology, culture, and all kinds of other gospel issues.
Prayer: Rebelling Against the Status Quo
June 17th, 2020
DAVID WELLS This article originally appeared in Christianity Today magazine, November 2, 1979. You will be appalled by the story I am about to relate to you. Appalled, that is, if you have any kind of social conscience.A poor, black woman, living on Chicago's South Side, sought to have her apartment properly heated during the frigid winter months. Despite city law that demanded it, her unscrupulou...
A Statement on Racism and the Gospel
June 10th, 2020
These have been extremely trying times. The last week and a half have been some of the hardest days our generation has seen. Like so many of you, we have walked through the hours and days of the last week with great tears and broken hearts. ...
Jesus and the Christian
April 2nd, 2020
Seven times in 11 verses Paul mentions Jesus Christ. This means something for the church of Philippi. And if you are a Christian, this means something for you too. What can we learn from these references that is basic to the Christian life?...
Gospel Joy in Troubled Times
March 26th, 2020
This Sunday we're going to be starting a new sermon series in the book of Philippians called "Gospel Joy in Troubled Times." Through his letter to the church in Philippi, Paul teaches us what it looks like to hold onto joy in the midst of the hardest circumstances. This letter is incredibly relevant for us in this moment and we're excited to receive from God's Word together!...
A "Stay-at-Home" Encouragement for Dads
March 25th, 2020
There are multiple layers to the impact COVID-19 (coronavirus) is having on every one of our lives. Staying at home - from our jobs, from our activities, even from gathering as the church - is something none of us have ever experienced before. But beyond the very real anxieties over how long this will last and who will be affected, this moment offers an incredible opportunity for families to press...