Given that we all worship and that our hearts tend to be deceptive, it is vital that our worship be shaped by what God has made clear in His Word rather than by personal opinions, past experiences, or intuitions.
“Pastors are not being prepared to effectively pastor their people within an age of affluence."
One disappointment I have had in ministry is watching people come to church, get excited for a time, then disappear. Here are 7 reasons why they vanish.
Does God still have a special plan for Israel?
Modern evangelicals would answer this in a variety of ways. Let us examine A.W. Tozer's insightful words.
Do you need more preschool workers to serve children? Do you need more greeters to greet? Here's why.
There is a great misunderstanding of the purpose of music in Christian worship. Many Christians tend to grant music a sacramental power which Scripture never bestows upon it.
I will never forget being a visitor and, honestly, the experience has shaped almost everything I do in our current church.
Although sometimes viewed as something less than real “ministry,” teaching children is a significant ministry opportunity in and of itself. It’s also a great training ground for learning about ministering to people of all ages and backgrounds.
We all have our opinions about Christian music. Many people love contemporary Christian music, while others think it lacks realness and authenticity.
If a Christian commits suicide, will they still go to heaven? Dr. Roger explains why suicide is never a good option, even if you do go to heaven.
I love my church. I love the people I gather with week-by-week. They are fun and safe and easy to be with. But who said church should be safe and easy?
What’s behind the silence about mental illness at church? LifeWay Research has discovered various factors, but it seems to come down to lack of training and resources, not a lack of compassion.
Now is the time to plan for a fall festival or an alternative to Halloween for your community.
We don’t just have Sunday School, Junior Church, AWANA, and other programs just because “that’s the way we have always done it.” For us, our children’s ministry has a mission.
Leaving the study of theology to the men is like saying no to a beautiful dinner prepared by a master chef, only allowing some of the guests to eat.
What should the church do when someone in leadership might be caught up in addiction or sin? Dr. Roger explains what church discipline looks like in these circumstances.
In Haiti, I needed boldness. My experience reminds me of Peter and John, who when brought before the council in Jerusalem, stunned the Pharisees and Sadducees because they spoke with boldness after being with Jesus.