I’ve noticed a growing trend, at least in my own city, of churches renaming themselves in an apparent effort to invigorate a plateaued or even declining situation.
The life of a faithful minister involves suffering.
In the Bible gospel preaching never left off with condemnation. That the gospel is really good news for us.
A recent study conducted by Duke University revealed: “Clergy More Likely to Suffer from Depression, Anxiety.”
Microsoft is still a rich company. And a huge company. And a well-run company. It’s just becoming an increasingly irrelevant company.
People turn to sin—whether it be gluttony, substance abuse, lust, or materialism—seeking some kind of satisfaction.
Joseph proves you can come from a crazy, mixed-up family and do amazing things for the Lord.
I admit it: I sometimes grow weary of hearing about all the challenges faced by pastors and pastors’ wives and pastors’ kids. Is a pastor’s vocation really so different from any other?
What do we, as Christians, stand to lose if so many of our young men continue to spend their teens and twenties in the pursuit of pornographic pleasure?
We often talk about the “elephant in the room,” the big issue or obvious topic that screams out to be addressed (and often isn’t). Perhaps we should start with the elephant in our mind.
Let us step off the never-ending treadmill of striving to please the One who is already pleased.
Why a simple prayer of thanks is a revolutionary concept
Left to ourselves we look for salvation anywhere and everywhere except in the place it can be found—in Jesus Christ.
Here is a clear, passionate call to leadership that is distinctively Christian.
Two articles recently caught my attention. Both charted different, seemingly benign, ways that the nature of childhood is changing.
In his article “Eight Confessions of Church Spies,” Lawless tackles the impressions churches often give to first-time visitors.
For most of us, we see or hear “propaganda” and instantly think of it in negative terms. In truth, it simply means attempting to “propagate” an idea, hence the term. As a result, it can be used to incite war or fight disease, foster unity or stir discrimination.