Say yes to all Jesus has for you. Say yes to being in over your head, not knowing answers, not feeling safe, and the blessings that follow.
On any given Sunday, abused women are sitting silently in churches across this country. They don’t know a moment’s peace.
Max Lucado's book, "You'll Get Through This" is written to those who, like Joseph, find themselves stuck in the pit of suffering.
Ever since the article, Why Millennials are leaving the Church, the internet has been flooded with responses about the state of the Church and “how” or “if” it should be fixed.
How do we reclaim the church mountain to fulfill its mandate to equip change agents?
Contentment does not come naturally. It is something we must learn. How do we learn it? Through the fires of affliction.
In 1999, Christian musician Matt Redman released a song called, “The Heart of Worship”.
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.
Only two things in this world are eternal—the Word of God and people.
Let's begin with an object lesson this morning. This is a toothpaste tube. I'm prepared to confess this morning that I am a "squeezer."
"It may seem ironic, but some of the people from whom you have to most tenaciously guard your church are other believers."
While we don't have a ton of college students, the largest percentage of our growth at Redeemer comes from the millennial generation. Here's what they're saying...
A 2009 Barna survey found only 19% of Christians (and 4% of those in their 20's) hold a biblical worldview.
People are incurably religious. If they do not worship God, they will find something to worship.
It’s not the content you receive every week that is so formative; it’s the act of being together and making the Lord’s family your priority. It’s similar to a family to eats every night together at the table. The value is not in the specifics of your conversation, but the very act of demonstrating your love for each other.
There are countless reasons for dropping the occasional story into your sermon. Here are my top three.
No matter how good you design a church service to be, if the children's ministry is bad, people won't come back - unless they're folks without kids.
What would worship be like if your congregation had prepared for the sermon?
The God who promised we won’t lose our reward for giving a cup of cold water to a disciple won’t fail to bless us when we bless others.