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.

  • Highlands Ministries Then & Now


    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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  • 3 Ways We Let Worry Rule Our Future

    Do not worry about tomorrow. Man worrying about the clock.

    Do Not Worry About Tomorrow Man is the only created being that not only functions in time, but also attempts to control it. More specifically, man worries about the future. While squirrels may harvest nuts for the winter, and bees make honey for future consumption instinctively, Man tends to go beyond provision, seeking to control or escape the future. This is a clear violation of Jesus’ exhortation not to worry about tomorrow (Matthew 5:25-34). Three Ways We Worry Planning for the future—that is biblically wise, as is walking by faith. However, here are three harmful ways to consider the future,. . .
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