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.
This week, Dr. Roger tackles a sobering question: should a wife stay married to a husband who wants her dead?
Today, Christianity tends to be disqualified on the grounds that it argues that an unchanging and universal truth even exists. In other words, a particular faith used to be wrong on the basis of what one perceived to be truth; now a faith is wrong for claiming there is such a thing.
You may call it something different, but every pastor knows about it. It is the mental, emotional, and spiritual crash that takes place the next day (Monday) as a result of pouring your heart and soul out in the proclamation of God’s Word to God’s people the day before.
Once saved, always safe. To say otherwise, and to preach it, might be something akin to insulting the Holy Spirit.
It’s here in the U.S., in the Western world more generally, where so much less is at stake that we offer up such pathetic reasons (at least I suspect God considers them pathetic) for not joining together with fellow believers on a regular, weekly basis. And almost all of the excuses are anthropocentric rather than Christocentric.
If you approach church as a place to passionately pursue Jesus and devote yourself to fulfilling His purposes, then you and your church can be a part of changing the world for the better. Here’s how...
No matter what your ministry or endeavor, if you need to raise money to put a project in motion, these 10 tips will help you make your fundraiser more successful.
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What are the consequences when politicians lie? Dr. Roger shares his thoughts on how governments can influence nations for good or for evil.
Sometimes it seems like the church too often forgets those most in need. How can churches keep the focus where it should be?
Diplomatic and Tactful – How often do you think those two words are used to describe youth leaders?
Burnout. Ineffectiveness. Moral flaws. Can you get past these issues to Prevent Ministry Failure?