What does it mean to have a “Church Home”? For some, this term describes the building they frequent each Sunday, but for Shauna Niequist, it holds a much deeper meaning.
Mecklenburg Community Church (Meck), where I have the privilege of serving as senior pastor, has a clear ten-year vision. And for us, how we reach our goals matter as much as the goals themselves. Because the “how” is about the way we live our lives.
The church’s perception is hurting. Big time. Is social media one of the ways we can change that?
In thinking about my amount of preparation, it is difficult to land on how many hours it takes. The main reason is that it feels as if every spare moment often leads to thinking about the next sermon.
... your circumstances seem more overwhelming and powerful than Jesus. You are overwhelmed by the “giants” that surround you.
This week was a cosmologist’s dream. A discovery was made that few scientists thought would ever be discovered at all, much less in their lifetime: ripples made in the fabric of the universe following the Big Bang.
The issue isn't really whether we should forgive Mark Driscoll. That's a given. Jesus said to forgive seventy times seven. But should Driscoll continue as a pastor?
The Topeka-Capitol Journal reports Pastor Fred Phelps Sr., founder of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church, is in a Kansas hospice facility.
Some weeks ago I shared three thoughts about submission in marriage. Today I want to expand a bit on the third point, “A husband’s authority over his wife is not absolute.”
Rick Warren shares a great checklist for making sure our hearts are in a place to be used by God.
Do you recall the tower of Babel? Well we’re rebuilding it, only this time we are not using bricks and mortar, but silicon chips and genetic engineering.
In only one year, Pope Francis' work ethic has become legendary.
Ambition has become something of a dirty word in our day.
Let’s face it. Not every message, every song, every service will be spectacular. Brothers, we are not hype-machines.
How Jesus prepared his disciples for life as a misunderstood minority
One great example of motivating a team during crisis comes from the writings of David in Psalm 3. At the time of this writing, it is believed that David was hiding out from his own son Absalom. His encouragement kept his troops focused and gave them strength they needed in desperate times.