Every significant outpouring of the Spirit seems to have been preceded by earnest, agonizing intercession, accompanied by a heartbrokenness and humiliation before God...
This is a comical yet unfortunately all-too-real experience for people that visit the church. This video should remind us how Christ treats people and how we should stop focusing on numbers, donations, and marketing, but rather bringing people to Jesus.
Don’t waste your digital life! Share God-glorifying social media through these three techniques.
Hi Roger, I make significantly more money than my husband. I want to be able to tithe on the money I make and he doesn't want me to.
Dear Roger, If life exists on other planets, did Jesus die and resurrect for them, too?
Everyone loves to sing. And truth is, everyone CAN sing. Yup. I said it.
With approximately 15 million single parents in the United States alone and the numbers growing daily, it is imperative that every church across our great nation have a thriving single mothers ministry.
The key to success is developing a strategy for online ministry and relying on God’s day-to-day guidance to carry it out.
The message given is so often: more more more. Try harder. Cook more. Submit more. But maybe that's not the issue.
While only 7% of pastors' kids no longer consider themselves to be Christians, 1 in 3 pastors' kids are no longer actively involved in church.
God’s people are responsible to tell others what God has done for them. At the end of the day, faithfulness to God is a matter of stewardship to tell the story.
One of the biggest questions I get from pastors is what we did in the early years that now, looking back with hindsight, we feel made the most difference. It’s a good question.
Here are some key points for leaders to remember as their churches handle charitable gifts in support of missionaries.
You know who you are. You're sitting a couple rows back so no one really, really notices you singing your heart out. I see you.
About once a week… or sometimes more frequently… I get an email or tweet from someone who says they feel led to plant a church. They almost always have the same question.
Lately I’ve been thinking about what makes a “great” preacher. The answer must necessarily be subjective.
We don’t just have Sunday School, Junior Church, AWANA, and other programs just because “that’s the way we have always done it.” For us, our children’s ministry has a mission.
Burnout can occur in the physical, emotional, and spiritual areas of life. Sometimes it affects only one or two of these areas, but it often takes its toll in all three, as it did with Elijah.
Frankly, the time to stand side by side with our brothers and sisters in Christ is now! We can not and must not be silent. The extinction of Christians in the Middle East must not happen on our watch.
Do you need more preschool workers to serve children? Do you need more greeters to greet? Here are five reasons people might not be volunteering at your church.
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