How can we know where loved ones go who commit suicide? Dr. Roger gently answers this hard question.
- January 30, 2013 |
Developing a fresh vision for your church can bring your congregation together during this new season.
Sometime back a survey from the Barna Group yielded six reasons young people leave the church.
Church attendance is about more than personal self-improvement. It's about body life.
Volunteering as a family brings solidarity to members of all ages.
Don't tell an abused woman: “If you had more faith and weren't wavering in your emotions, God would heal this marriage.”
Say the right thing, and you can help set her free. Every woman's pain needs to be heard and taken in and empathized with.
Dr. Roger discusses the different ways people try to cope with sexual abuse, and how to find real healing and hope.
By average I don’t mean mediocre or lazy. Just normal. Because that’s what most of those leading in churches today are. Normal.
Why would a pastor shy away from preaching a message on giving? The answers are many and complex, but most boil down to one: He’s afraid.
A man with a broken marriage wonders if he can leave his wife for his childhood sweetheart. Dr. Roger explains what the Bible says about this issue.
Keith Getty strives to bring the richness and depth of traditional hymn writing into the 21st century.
The idea of culture "keepers" is significant. There are aspects of culture – a nation’s culture, a church’s culture, a family’s culture – that must be "kept."
It’s that time of year again; time to look back at the year that was, and look forward to the year ahead.
What you are missing if you are not consistent in your giving
There are times when ministers do the most self-defeating things. Not all of them, thankfully. But enough to warrant our addressing the issue as a caution to the rest of the Lord's stable of shepherds. Here is my personal list of the 5 most frustrating things pastors do.
HW's free 2012 Youth Culture Review is here! A free, downloadable resource with the most notable issues and research from 2012.
Vertical Church is a book with both strengths and weaknesses—very helpful strengths and very dangerous weaknesses. If you can thinking discerningly to embrace what is helpful and reject what is so very unhelpful, you may well find the effort rewarding.
- December 26, 2012 |
When those who struggle with sexual sin grab hold of the grace of God, it changes their lives. Let’s take a look at how.
- December 19, 2012 |
Even in the face of such a tragedy, Christians must speak. We will have to speak in public about this evil, and we will have to speak in private about this horrible crime. How should Christians think and pray in the aftermath of such a colossal crime?
- December 19, 2012 |