Preaching is both a necessity and a privilege. Godly preaching pleases God, is grounded in the cross of Christ, and is empowered by the Holy Spirit. No power on earth can stop that from God’s intended purposes.
Pastors must be theologians and apologists in this world awash in false doctrine, theological confusion, and spiritual deception. As shepherds of the church, they must guard the flock. They must shoulder the duty and take up the privilege of being truth-tellers about what matters most.
Even after a great seminary education, many pastors are left unprepared to face the challenges that local church ministry presents. How do pastors take these challenges head on with confidence and boldness?
Criticism is a daily factor for those leading local churches. How do pastors overcome criticism from within the church and from within their own families?
In honor of Clergy Appreciation Month we are joined by America’s Pastor, H.B. London. After several decades in the ministry Pastor London is with us to share what he’s been up to the past few years, what he sees as a deficit in the church and how pastors and church leaders can move forward in …
Without the sovereign, life-giving, blindness-removing, heart-illumining, glory-revealing work of God’s Spirit, preaching, as expository exultation, cannot achieve its aims—indeed it cannot exist.
Barriers for growth are an every day occurrence in the life of a church. How can pastors and church leaders become a healthy church and begin to break down these walls that are stunting their growth?
Churches can help those facing divorce put the pieces back together. By providing a space for healing and restoration, churches can curb the rising tide of issues like pornography use, infidelity, and marital distress.
Young leaders today need overseers who can guide them well through the culture surrounding the local church today. Leaders need to be wise about how and when they give the reigns of leadership over to younger leaders. Brittany Rust shares some wisdom through the years she spent in ministry leadership.
Faith is under attack in today’s culture. Whether from outside the walls of the church or from inside, people have questions about life, morality, and meaning. The Bible provides these answers. We can begin to see the tides of culture change with simple everyday conversations.