Facilities are important tools in reaching and leading people. I encourage you to walk through your facility as a guest. Maybe invite someone who has never visited your church to do a walk-through with you. See the space from their perspective.
The church is not immune to confusion when it comes to understanding and applying the bible. Dr. Jeff Myers helps us remedy thoughtlessness in the body of Christ.
Thoughtful Christians don’t fear difficult questions. They expect them. Rather than blind faith, they ask questions such as, “is the Bible really true for everyone, everywhere, all the time? If so, how do I know? How ought this to change my life? How would I explain this belief to others?
If we move before we receive direction from God, we move without His presence. We must wait, knowing that God’s thoughts and plans are different than ours.
Ashley Hales identifies the idols of suburbia – including consumerism, individualism, and safety – and describes how we can ensure God is our top priority, along with His mission of sharing the Gospel with our neighbors. Ashley offers encouragement and practical steps we can take in a discussion based on her book, Finding Holy in …
In the middle of the Vatican, there is a hall, called, “The Vatican Hall of Tapestries”. The artist is Raffaello Sanzio who was in charge of the drawings, which he sent to Brussels to be transformed into huge tapestries. It was first opened to the public on December 26, 1519. I walked slowly down the …
Adversity can come in many forms. Lean into other ministry who have been there before and can help you through even the toughest of times.
Senator Tim Scott and Pastor Al Pittman offer their insights regarding the heightening of racial tension in the United States and the havoc it’s currently wreaking. Our guests also offer guidance on how Christians can respond to this situation with God’s love and grace.
These are testing times for the church and church leaders—and for the whole world. But crises spark opportunities for adjustments and innovations.
While separation will soon come to an end, pastors and other church leaders can educate, nourish, encourage, and equip the members of their church during a season of the second best.