Whenever I start to get discouraged about the future of the church, I remember a conversation I had a few years ago with evangelical theologian Carl F. H. Henry on what would turn out to be his last visit to Southern Seminary before his death...
- January 03, 2012 |
If you want to find your God-given calling, you'll have to push against these two lies
Wars are won by many battles large and small, fought in many place
What would a set of New Year’s resolutions look like for you and your church, your role as a leader, or simply as someone who wants to live a life of strategic Kingdom investment?
Ask.com recently presented their top 10 predictions for 2012, based on the top trending questions posed by their 60 million users from January 1 – November 15, 2011.
- December 29, 2011 |
Here are 44 sermons appropriate for New Year's Day.
- December 26, 2011 |
No doctrine of the Christian faith rests upon knowing the exact day and year of Christ’s birth.
- December 24, 2011 |
Giving gifts, charity, parties, feasts -- these are not against real Christmas, they are the outgrowth of gospel joy.
Yes, a podcast can't be your pastor, but your pastor shouldn't be your podcast, either.
In this third entry in the series on Church Members Extraordinary, we learn that most people read the "ugly" countenance of others wrongly.
It’s one of those ages you never think you’ll hit, and when you were young, always sounded so old.
His only role, it seems, is an usher—to get Mary to the stable in Bethlehem. But there’s much more to Joseph
- December 21, 2011 |
It is one of the great ironies of our time that an atheist could grasp the heart of the Christian faith better than many Christians.
- December 20, 2011 |
“Mom got drunk and Dad got drunk” is not the typical opening of a Christmas carol. But in this week’s episode of “The Cross and the Jukebox,” we take a look at Montgomery Gentry’s version of the song, ”Merry Christmas from the Family,” a song that explores the darker side of Christmas... (Read more)
When God takes something away, we are often quick to indict Him and question His goodness.
Four lessons that have helped this once-shy guy become confident in front of people
Deacons and other mature leaders of the church have a responsibility probably not spelled out in their bylaws, but as necessary as any given them in scripture or by the membership: Be on a constant lookout for trouble and troublemakers within the congregation.
- December 16, 2011 |
Many churches, finding that Christmas falls on a Sunday this year, are choosing to scale back their services or even cancel them in light of the holiday.
- December 15, 2011 |