Our support line for pastors and their families features fellow pastors and trained counselors who frequently support those in church and ministry roles. These pastoral care specialists can provide an understanding ear, a word of advice, a timely referral or a simple prayer. We know leadership is not easy, and we’re eager to come alongside pastors and their loved ones to help meet their needs.
Adding humor to your sermons must be done with wisdom. Pastor Ted Cunningham shares how he has injected humor into his sermons and talks over the past few decades of pastoral ministry.
Many find it hard to balance life and ministry. There are steps you can take, both in your family and in your church, which can help you find the balance in the midst of the chaos that is life.
Pastors and church leaders are given the difficult task of counseling members through the hard times of life. How can a leader not try and fix each and every problem presented to them by members?
Changing the vision of an entire congregation toward the task of missions can be a difficult thing. Pastor Philip Nation helps pastors and church leaders see the value in leading with a global mindset.
We live in a pluralistic and increasingly diverse world. Islam is rivaling Christianity as the worlds fastest growing Religion causing many in the Church to ask questions about what they believe and why. In a time of unrivaled opportunity for evangelism to happen the Church must be prepared to challenge and lovingly confront the truth claims its Muslim neighbors are making.
Is there a practical way to suffer well? Philosopher Dr. Douglas Groothuis teaches us the biblical language of lament which he describes as a heart cry before the face of God. He shows us a way through pain and suffering from a vantage point very few have.
From a rage-filled young man to a thriving church pastor, the story of Raul Ries is filled with one remarkable miracle after another.
Small groups can be the key to deep, spiritual maturity in the local church. Bringing men and women together who are passionate about the gospel can have a transformative effect on the communities where they live and work.
In Faith in a Secular Age, Dr. Andrew Root helps readers understand why deeply rooted faith is a difficult thing to come by in our local church context. Root helps us to consider what faith is, what steps we can take to move into that faith, and connects faith with a Divine action that we can grasp onto for a fuller understanding of what faith is and what it does in our lives.
Our words can be a powerful tool. With them, we can build up each other or tear another down.