As much as anything ever, your pastor longs–has a deep burning desire–for people to acknowledge that he is a man of God and that when he stands to preach, the message is from God and is truth.
- September 12, 2012 |
Can a reader disown her family after years of pain and frustration? Dr. Roger thinks so.
- September 12, 2012 |
The Clergy Project is a parable of our times, but it is also a pathetic portrait of the desperation of many atheist and secularist groups. They are thrilled to parade a few trophies of unbelief, but do they really believe that these example are serving their cause?
I can show you several preachers who cannot count on the fingers of one hand the number of true friends they have. They are loners, and, if I’m any judge, they have chosen to be that way. They will live to regret it a hundred times in a thousand ways.
Those of us privileged to do so-called Christian work for a living don't always understand the pressures of the American workforce. So here are five ways pastors can encourage the laity:
On Labor Day, we should honor those who serve the Lord 9 to 5. Think I'm talking only about pastors and preachers? Think again.
I am about to go where angels fear to tread. Yep, church numbers.
Check out this hilarious rap by real pastors! Churches of all types are coming together to invite everyone Back to Church on September 16, 2012. There is a church size and style to fit you. Everyone in the nation find a location - Click here to find a church in your area: http://backtochurch.com/find_a_church. Want to add your church to the roster of participating churches? Click here: http://backtochurch.com/add_your_church.
"Those aren't just numbers, that's Kingdom impact."
Our society has wrongfully assigned a value to people based on how much “stuff” they collect.
I want to make sure that churches understand their models. And specifically, that if you want to be a church for the unchurched, you understand what that means.
No one gets into ministry for the great salary and benefits- youth pastors included. Here are some smart ways youth leaders can save money from month to month.
A reader has a horrible nightmare- and asks Dr. Roger if Satan was to blame.
I've spent a great deal of time moving our church to be "devoted to prayer." During this time, I have developed some fundamentals that I believe I must adhere to if God is going to use me to lead our church toward this goal.
Do you ever feel like you aren't where you want to be and you're not where you used to be, but you just can't seem to move away from where you are?
When we talk about a New Renaissance of art within the church, important and obvious questions arise: Who is an artist? And what is church-appropriate art?
There are a number of reasons why more protestant churches haven't embraced the arts. But in simply addressing why we can move closer to rediscovering the proper place of the arts in the church.
I know I'm not the only youth leader who has been unprepared for a lesson...
Jesus wants your church to be oriented around doing His mission work in the world. Evangelizing people and inviting them to church is a start, but truly missional churches must do more to answer Jesus’ call.