Reaching those in need

We can never truly fulfill the Great Commission if we don’t allow ourselves to get close to people that hurt.

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4 foundational scriptures for doing life together

It is vital for Christ-followers to do life together.
March 15, 2017   Mark Lenz

Treating your guest speaker with ministry excellence

How do you approach the details of hosting a guest speaker at your church? Consider these tips.
February 16, 2017   Parnell Lovelace, Jr.

5 essentials for the African American church leadership

The African American pastor has a unique role that must be maintained and continue to develop during this period of uncertainty and frustration in our nation.
February 12, 2017   Parnell Lovelace, Jr.

7 essentials for shepherding your people to grow spiritually

Whether you serve as a small group leader, Sunday school teacher, or any other shepherding role, you are in the most strategic position in the church to effect real, lasting life change and spiritual growth.
February 01, 2017   Mike Mack

The unrecognized beauty of suffering

None of us are strangers to suffering. Yet, how does it produce beauty?
January 08, 2017   Matthew Fretwell

Why we should pray for Christians post-persecution

Those who have survived persecution often need just as much prayer as those currently enduring persecution.
December 31, 2016   Anthony Marr

Do the math this Christmas

In algebra, you may remember those little angles that were used to represent one number being “greater than,” and one representing “lesser than.” They helped me understand what Christmas was all about.
December 22, 2016   Phillip Foster

5 creative ways to be a welcoming church

Do people feel welcomed at your church?
December 21, 2016   Parnell Lovelace, Jr.

The primary principle to be an effective church leader

People are watching you. Church leaders can only show what they know.
December 20, 2016   Matthew Fretwell

I’ll be home for Christmas – welcoming students home for winter break

While emerging adults will be home for Christmas, don’t expect them to come pounding on your door to talk. So how does the local church make the most of the Holiday Season to reach college students?
December 15, 2016   Dr. Boyd

8 qualities of shepherd-leaders

Can we improve on servant-leadership? What about a shepherd-leader?
December 10, 2016   John B. MacDonald

No church on Christmas Sunday?

Rather than debate the reasons why some say that there should not be services, I would like to give three reasons why there should be worship services on Christmas Sunday.
December 04, 2016   Parnell Lovelace, Jr.

7 ways your group can celebrate this holiday season

The holidays are coming. What is your small group’s plan? Now is the time to start planning!
December 01, 2016   Mike Mack

Linking learners to the church community

Churches often mistake going, baptizing, and teaching (the hows) for the goal of making active, ongoing learners. So, with this in mind, let’s look at the hows of making active, ongoing learners.
November 28, 2016   Bob Whitesel
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