Those who have survived persecution often need just as much prayer as those currently enduring persecution. December 31, 2016 Anthony Marr
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
Do people feel welcomed at your church? December 21, 2016 Parnell Lovelace, Jr.
People are watching you. Church leaders can only show what they know. December 20, 2016 Matthew Fretwell
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
Can we improve on servant-leadership? What about a shepherd-leader? December 10, 2016 John B. MacDonald
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.
The holidays are coming. What is your small group’s plan? Now is the time to start planning! December 01, 2016 Mike Mack
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
I have not heard “these are turbulent times” for quite some time now; perhaps because that description no longer does justice to our times. Chaos abounds! It has become normative. November 15, 2016 Rob Streetman
If your church wants to welcome poor or working class families, you may want to consider providing meals with your classes and activities. November 10, 2016 Elizabeth Drury
It is a commonly assumed in the Church that something like 20 percent is doing 80 percent of the work. However, this is more than a gut feeling. October 28, 2016 Jim Barber
Regardless of one’s opinion, Halloween does afford Christians an incredible opportunity. October 20, 2016 Kris Eldridge
Maybe you feel abandoned and desperate to relocate from what appears to be an ineffective ministry position. Have you resigned yourself to the idea that “God is keeping me here for a reason”? October 17, 2016 Gerry Lewis