Church Life+Ministry

One-on-One with Carmen LaBerge on Bringing God Back into Every Conversation
We can’t speak the good news of the gospel in un-gospel ways.
Not Neglecting the Important for the Urgent
Tasks may be urgent, but people are important
Screen Time Is Changing the Way We Think, Focus, and Memorize
What old wisdom brings to the smartphone era.
The Dark Side of Autonomy
The scope of the mission of God is beyond the capacity of any singular local church
The Calling | 29 min
How Alvin Plantinga Paved the Way for Christian Philosophy's Comeback
The professor, scholar, and 2017 Templeton Prize winner reflects on over 50 years of defending the reasonableness of theism.
Pastors, Here’s a Novel Idea: Invite Newcomers to Lunch
Include church members that are good at making people feel welcome
Never on Pause
In seasons of unpaid work or at-home care, your calling is still significant.
The Faith of the ‘Killable People’
Why “prison Pentecostalism” is flourishing among criminals, gang members, and others on society’s margins.
Leverage Halloween to Love Your Neighbors
Halloween gives Christians a unique opportunity to welcome our neighbors
6 Ways Martin Luther Led Me to My Own Personal Reformation
As a young Catholic, learning about the Protestant Reformation dramatically changed my faith.
How to Move from Leading Someone to Christ to Discipling
Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus.
Three Reasons You Should Go Trick or Treating
Halloween can be a time to be on mission and build relationships that will deepen throughout the year.
Saturday is for Seminars and Church Signs: Monterey, Manhattan, and around Illinois
Please tweet your church signs to @EdStetzer!
The Museum of the Bible May Change Your Relationship with God’s Word
What a brand new, half-a-billion addition to Washington, DC, means for how we experience Scripture.
The Growth of Non-Denominationalism Is Making It Harder to Find Mentoring
Pastors outside of denominations need to find ways to connect with community and mentors.
American History, ‘Social Gospelers’, and What We Can Learn
Dr. Sarah Miglio is Assistant Professor of History at Wheaton College
5 Things Leaders Need to Give Up
Leading means partnering and partnering means sacrificing.
When I Lost a Daughter, My Children Lost a Sister
Helping kids heal after sibling loss.
How Living in Light of Eternity Radically Changes Our Priorities
Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus.
With Rising Teen Suicides, the Church Cannot Afford Mixed Messages on Mental Health
How ministries can play a role in getting youth the support they need.
Why So Many Christians Wanted a ‘Pagan Brawler’ in the White House
Stephen Mansfield: Why So Many Conservative Christians Wanted a ‘Pagan Brawler’ in the White House
And how their choice of Trump has affected the church since last year’s election.
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