"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.
A dog can whip a polecat, the saying goes, but it’s not worth it. Some fights you need to walk away from.
What should you do if you know a church leader is living in sin? Dr. Roger shares his answer for confronting sinful behavior.
Does every part of the youth ministry directly connect kids to Jesus?
As we find and pray our way through this school shooting in Connecticut, it’s helpful to hold tight to traditions and, yes, to remember the words of Philip Brooks.
God can use you as a powerful change agent in your church if you choose to stay and inspire others in your congregation.
This Christmas, and every Christmas, we need to be reminded that Christ is the greatest gift and worship is the only proper response.
What is the Christmas Star and how should we think about it today?
Gluttony: 5 reasons why pastors don't preach on it, and 3 why they should (particularly at Christmas)...
Here are some useful resources to help you prepare Christmas messages.
As we recognize ‘National Adoption Month,’ thousands of teens in the U.S. need a home. How will you help care for them?
Studies show two-thirds of young adults raised in the church will leave, but here are five reasons why many never drop out.
Trevin hosts a conversation with Derwin Gray and Juan Sanchez about multi-ethnic churches and why the issue is important.
One question some of our members have posed during our community outreach is a good one: Is there a good outline we may use to help us recall the Gospel when we are witnessing to lost people?
- November 26, 2013 |