The Latest from Highlands

We regularly post teaching and resources from Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr., Highlands Fellows, and others. All of our newest posts can be found right here. We hope they are a help to you and your family as you seek to build the kingdom of Christ.

  • When in Doubt, Shut Up

    Man with his hand over his mouth. (When in Doubt, Shut Up)

    Not Knowing When to Shut Up I have said some stupid things in my life. Really stupid. And they were not all an attempt to get some out-of-my-league girl to go out with me. Usually they’d show up at funerals and weddings where I’m trying desperately to say something at the former and something witty at the latter. No, not everyone gets the humor of: “Doesn’t the bride look pregnant?” And then there are the moments when I have had the opportunity to not give my opinion and pressed on undaunted. College was a good time to see me pull. . .
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  • Highlands Ministries Then & Now

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    Highlands History Highlands Ministries started eighteen years ago as an experiment we called the Highlands Study Center (HSC). The question we pondered back then was this; “What would happen if we attempted to live like we were all on a youth retreat?” That dynamic is something that many of us can relate to—a period of time where learning and applying the scriptures within a closed community of your peers produces a group dedicated to loving and serving the Lord and one another. The downside is that after returning from camp the world we left encroaches and over time, claims us once. . .
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  • Like Father, Like Son

    Father and son walking together. Like Father, Like Son

    Understanding Our Sons It is a constant test of our patience that some people just don’t broadcast on the same wavelength as the rest of us. They seem to be AM people in our FM world. I like to think of myself as a pretty astute observer of people, and my respective careers in sales and pastoral ministry have given me a lot of training and experience in observing and analyzing different types of folks. My desire is to learn what motivates people to think and act the way that they do. However, I have a friend whose son I. . .
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  • Office Evangelism: Improving Your Workplace Witness

    Office Evangelism: Angry man on the phone

    Difficulty of Office Evangelism The office. An environment that is challenging in the very best of circumstances. As chaotic and rowdy as a kindergarten class (but without the graham crackers and the much needed naptime) and with the social hierarchy of the playground and some of its cruelty too. Evangelism When You’ve “Blown It” Many of us work in quite difficult situations: highly competitive environments with hostile colleagues or angry bosses, or with pressing deadlines, or for a struggling company. And we find ourselves as Christians in a world that may be, at best indifferent, or at worst, hostile to. . .
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