We are role models, whether we intend to be or not. So what example are we providing those in our ministries?
What you are missing if you are not consistent in your giving
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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.
It is true that you can’t necessarily put a number or percentage on discipleship growth, but you can tell—over time—if it has happened or is happening. Here are 10 indications a church is making disciples.
One of the problems with celebrity pastors is that it’s very difficult to draw a line between advancing the gospel and advancing the preacher.
What does the Bible say about the vegan or vegetarian lifestyle? Should Christians eat meat?
Many Christians suffer with anxiety and depression, even pastors, and they often do so in silence.
Christine Caine of the A21 Campaign and author of Undaunted tells Crosswalk.com about how she took the humble first steps towards an impossible goal: to abolish slavery and human trafficking in the 21st century. www.christinecaine.com www.crosswalk.com
Laziness is a sin. The fact is, however, that many of us have some lazy tendencies when it comes to leadership. I do at times. This is as much an inward reflecting post as an outward teaching.
What would worship be like if your congregation had prepared for the sermon?
The joy of God: that state of flourishing in mind, heart, and life that Christians experience by the Holy Spirit. It's what’s so missing from today’s culture.
I’m convinced that children grow up and leave the church in part because they’re not being confronted with their true condition- that they are desperately broken and in need of Savior.
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Is it a sin to purchase a lottery ticket? Dr. Roger tackles the subject of gambling.
Our words of correction can be very sweet—the very thing God uses to renew the faith of weary saints. But our words can be unhelpful and hurtful, too. We need wisdom to know when to correct and when to overlook.
Barnabas Piper gives a voice to PKs, helps pastors avoid some of the common pitfalls, and encourages churches to better understand the pressures on their pastor and his family.
Volunteers are the catalyst to most churches and organizations. It's important to take the time to train them well.