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Join The Right Response Team!

Topics: Christian Ministry, Contributor: Joel Webbon

When we planted The Response Church we were absolutely convinced of one thing: There is a theological famine in our world today. Millions of Christians, who genuinely love the Lord Jesus Christ, are completely starved for biblical preaching. Therefore, the leaders of our church made a conscious decision early on to invest a significant amount of money (at least for …

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The Wickedness of Welfare: A Case Study On Caring For Widows

Topics: Christian Ministry, Justice, Loving the Saints, Service, Contributor: Joel Webbon

Honor widows who are truly widows. But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to show godliness to their own household and to make some return to their parents, for this is pleasing in the sight of God. 1 Timothy 5:3-4 ESV INTRODUCTION It has been said that the true test of a civilization is the …

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The Myth of Neutrality: How Christians Should Read Coronavirus “News”

Topics: Christian Ministry, Justice, Culture & Politics, Contributor: Joel Webbon

I want to remind you friends, during this season, that although we should be diligent not to politicize everything, everything is still being politicized by just about everyone else. If we believe that political policies (including what kind of bans should be enforced during the coronavirus) flow downstream from morality, and morality flows downstream from theology, then we need to …

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Isolated But Not Alone

Topics: Christian Ministry, Justice, Culture & Politics, Christian Contentment, Faith & Hope, Personal Holiness, Contributor: Domonique Lucio

We are in a time of uncertainty. Daily news updates are becoming more and more concerning as COVID-19 spreads rapidly. We have slowly started to distance ourselves from friends and family trying to do our parts in stopping this virus from spreading. As I talk to friends, family, and coworkers, I continue to hear the same struggles from those around …

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Friendship with Non-Christians

Topics: Christian Ministry, Justice, Culture & Politics, Christian Contentment, Faith & Hope, Personal Holiness, Evangelism, Personal Holiness, Worldliness, Contributor: Charlie Raeside

Right off the bat is important to note that we are called to be IN the world just not OF the world. Put another way, we should engage culture through one, spreading of the gospel of Jesus Christ and two, loving one’s neighbor(s). However, we must but not be consumed, enthralled, negatively influenced, or in love with the culture. I …

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Christian Contentment

Topics: Christian Ministry, Justice, Culture & Politics, Christian Contentment, Faith & Hope, Personal Holiness, Evangelism, Personal Holiness, Worldliness, Christian Contentment, Contributor: Domonique Lucio

“Christian contentment, therefore, is the direct fruit of having no higher ambition than to belong to the Lord and to be totally at His disposal in the place He appoints, at the time He chooses, with the provision He is pleased to make.” Sinclair B. Ferguson If you would have asked me 5 years ago, I would have absolutely said …

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Spiritual Warfare: The Rebellion Against The Rebellion

Topics: Loving the Saints, Service, Polemics, Christian Ministry, Justice, Culture & Politics, Christian Contentment, Faith & Hope, Personal Holiness, Evangelism, Personal Holiness, Worldliness, Christian Contentment, Spiritual Warfare, Contributor: Rony Renfrow

The topic of spiritual warfare has brought cramps to the writing hand of saint, sinner, hero and heretic alike! Millions upon millions of pages have been spent writing commentary on this topic that could better function as a thinly sliced Italian lunch meat between two loaves of bread: a bunch of bologna. With the sheer amount of superstition, fantasy, nuttiness …

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Becoming Women of the Word

Topics: Christian Ministry, Justice, Culture & Politics, Christian Contentment, Faith & Hope, Personal Holiness, Evangelism, Personal Holiness, Worldliness, Christian Contentment, Spiritual Warfare, Biblical Womanhood, Discipleship, Doctrine of Sanctification, Doctrine of the Word, Contributor: Megan Webbon

One of the reasons why we struggle to read the Bible for all it’s worth is because many us don’t even know who the Bible is really about. We need to learn to read the Bible as a book about God, not a book about us. This might sound elementary, but often times I come to God’s word wanting to …

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Pornography and the Importance of Belief

Topics: Christian Ministry, Justice, Culture & Politics, Christian Contentment, Faith & Hope, Personal Holiness, Evangelism, Personal Holiness, Worldliness, Christian Contentment, Spiritual Warfare, Biblical Womanhood, Discipleship, Confession & Repentance, Personal Holiness, Resisting Temptation, Loving the Saints, Service, Polemics, Gospel, Contributor: Nathan Elam

When reflecting on my life, pornography looms like a dark cloud, casting shadows of doubt, despair, and fear over the state of my soul. These fears led me to what I thought for most of my life was the day of my salvation. I saw that I was sinning, I saw I needed grace, and I knew I needed saving. …

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False Assurance of Salvation: A Prevalent Problem in the American Church

Topics: Christian Ministry, Justice, Culture & Politics, Christian Contentment, Faith & Hope, Personal Holiness, Evangelism, Personal Holiness, Worldliness, Christian Contentment, Spiritual Warfare, Biblical Womanhood, Discipleship, Confession & Repentance, Personal Holiness, Resisting Temptation, Assurance of Salvation, Confession & Repentance, Doctrine of Sanctification, Doctrine of the Word, Doctrine of Justification, Doctrine of Regeneration, Loving the Saints, Service, Polemics, Gospel, Gospel, Contributor: Taylor Gilman

Paul says in 2 Corinthians 7:9-10: “As it is, I rejoice, not because you were grieved, but because you were grieved into repenting. For you felt a godly grief, so that you suffered no loss through us. For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret, whereas worldly grief produces death.” I “asked Jesus into my heart” at the age …