Church Leadership

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Removing Our Blindness to the Glory of Christ

John Piper

The chief and ultimate aims of preaching are impossible apart from the miraculous working of the Holy Spirit. Without his super-natural work, neither the preacher nor the people can see or savor the beauty and worth of God.Read More

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Seeing and Savoring the Glory of God

John Piper

God gets glory from his creatures in worship by our knowing him truly, and by our enjoying him duly. Where knowledge of God is defective, his glory will be diminished in our defective knowing. Where delight in God is restrained or hindered or discouraged, his glory will be diminished in our diminished enjoyment. Read More

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Preaching Christ From the Old Testament

John Piper

Treating Christ crucified as the decisive ground, and Christ glorified as the final goal, of every good offered to us in the Old Testament is not an encouragement to preach speculative types and shadows from grapes and twigs. It rests on solid, clear, biblical considerations relating to all Old Testament Scripture. Read More

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Examining Finances Through a Biblical Lens

Church Resources Staff

Money matters can put strain on a relationship of any kind. Pastor Tommy Brown draws from the Bible seven money types, which can help you understand how your personality ties into the way God has wired you to steward finances.

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Witness the Coronation of a King

Church Resources Staff

Join renowned teacher and historian Ray Vander Laan as he guides you through the ancient city of Rome. Follow the rabbi through the ruins, as the crucifixion of Jesus is unpacked through the eyes of a first century Roman audience.

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In Pursuit of Healing for Shattered Marriages

Church Resources Staff

The Church has been uniquely positioned to help families put the pieces back together. Listen in as Pastor and Counselor, Dave Carder answers an important question on how church leaders can take the first steps toward helping families heal the wounds of an extramarital affair. Read More

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Preaching, Persuasion, and the Power of Words

Church Resources Staff

Our words carry tremendous power. With them we can build up or tear down. We use our words to bless and to curse. The art of preaching contains both a persuasion, using our words to convince our hearers of the Truth, and a call to repentance. Gods Word is the only weapon in our arsenal that can persuade the unbeliever and transform stony hearts. Let us be fearless in proclaiming this Word to all people. 

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Finding Balance in the Chaos that is Life

Church Resources Staff

The typical pastor has to wear many hats throughout the day. From concerns about marriage and parenting issues, to all the priorities within the walls of the church, leaders can begin to wear thin. How can a pastor balance the call of ministry with the life lived at home?

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