God did not spare His own Son, but gave Him as a gift that first Christmas, and how can we not likewise show generosity to others?
How to be faithful as a seminary student.
We need more leaders. Or we need to better train the leaders we already have in our churches. Let me give you a few ideas about teaching leadership.
An avalanche of comments from PKs revealed what it’s like to live in the shadow of the church. The opinions were pretty strong. And the hurt, deep.
Jesus provided the way for the church to stay relevant, engaged, and active in an ever-changing world. Are you following his plan?
Can a congregant sue his or her pastor? Dr. Roger looks at what the Bible has to say about settling disputes.
Many of us face difficult and life-changing decisions. We can be grateful for God’s incredible promise in Psalm 32:8.
Here are questions to ask, pastor, before you take a public stand on an issue that is facing your community.
You might have seen some of the media coverage of so-called “atheist churches.” The concept started with two British comedians, Sanderson Jones and Pippa Evans. Jones told the AP, “If you think about church, there's very little that's bad. It's singing awesome songs, hearing interesting talks, thinking about improving yourself and helping other people — and doing that in a community with wonderful relationships. What part of that is not to like?"
In too many cases, worship has been replaced with entertainment, and fellowship has been transformed into individualism. It is critical that Christians have a handle on the ingredients of a healthy well-balanced church.
At the beginning of a new year, it may be worth praying that a new cultural trend will accompany the new calendar.
"We pray for our nation and its leaders during these difficult times."
Do not give parents the idea that the church does everything for their child’s spiritual development.
Poverty is one of the Bible's main topics. So, we must address it regularly from the pulpit. But let's do so with full awareness of how difficult the task is.
In this day of celebrities and even celebrity pastors, it’s good to remind ourselves that God loves to save and work through common ordinary people. That’s one truth the Christmas story teaches us.
For many in the West, Christmas will be spent in relative peace. That’s not true, however, for millions of Christians who live in countries where Christians are a persecuted religious minority.
Out in the West Texas town of El Paso it wouldn’t be hard to find a cowboy church. We have them in my neck of the woods too; I met a guy the other day who started one down the road.
Here are 47 sermons suitable for the start of a new year.