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Equipped with Chris Brooks on Moody Radio
I had another opportunity to guest host on Moody Radio.
On Thursday, November 9, my guest was Steve Carter, teaching pastor for Willow Creek Community Church. Share Your Life, Share Your Faith Pastor Steve Carter knows that it's not
Will We See a Church Planting Movement in North America?
How can church leaders prepare themselves and their churches?
6:10) is not a shallow mantra, but the life mission of those compelled by a heart for all God is doing to save sinners and fix the world. The local church therefore becomes the vehicle
How to Be Busy but in Balance
Work is good; too much good can be bad.
we can find ways to maximize work, so we can balance it with the priorities of life. Ed Stetzer holds the Billy Graham Distinguished Chair of Church, Mission, and Evangelism at Wheaton
Are Evangelicals Losing the Gospel in Our Day?
The Gospel itself never changes; the way we share the Gospel must.
This is a plan fulfilled through the life, death, resurrection, and rule of Jesus of at Wheaton College, which trains leaders to lead missional churches, ministries, and church plants, always
Another Shooting, This Time in a Church. How Should We Respond?
We don't have answers; Christ offers hope and grace and peace.
And yesterday this reality—the reality that you can lose your life for showing up to church—came to a small town in Texas. It's a small Southern Baptist
Pastors, Here’s a Novel Idea: Invite Newcomers to Lunch
Include church members that are good at making people feel welcome
Nov 1, 2017. church life, newcomer, lunch, hospitality. Pastors, Here's a Novel Idea: Invite Newcomers to Lunch. Pastors, Here's a Novel Idea: Invite Newcomers to Lunch.
The Dark Side of Autonomy
The scope of the mission of God is beyond the capacity of any singular local church
Prioritize a time each month when you meet with one or two of these pastors to talk about God's work in your life. Lead your church to pray for another church by name during your
The Gospel of John in Light of the Synoptics
Dr. Josh Moody is the senior pastor of College Church in Wheaton.
In this episode of Theology for Life, Lynn and Ed talk with Josh Moody, senior pastor of College Church (Wheaton, IL) about the Gospel of John—how and why it differs so much from the
The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation
Scripture alone, Faith alone, Grace alone, Christ alone, to the Glory of God alone
Holy Spirit to speak the same words to us that Jesus said aloud as he gave his life on the The Church (of which we are part) is largely united now on the principal of salvation by grace
20 Truths from "Sing!"
When we sing we witness to the people in our church who are yet to believe
new book, Sing! How Worship Transforms Your Life, Family, and Church (2017). Sing! How Worship Transforms Your Life, Family, and Church. We are a
20 Truths from "God's Country"
Reclaiming God’s kingdom vision for the rural church
temptation to write off cities as dumpster fires of hedonism and violence, rap albums come to life. (223). Ed Stetzer holds the Billy Graham Distinguished Chair of Church, Mission, and
John the Baptist and Baptism (Theology for Life)
Hosted by Drs Ed Stetzer and Lynn Cohick
for Life is produced by Laurie Nichols. Dr. Lynn Cohick is professor of New Testament at Wheaton College. Dr. Ed Stetzer holds the Billy Graham Distinguished Chair of Church, Mission
The Great Divide (in the Church) in 2016, and Why It Still Matters
It seems we cast more blame than light.
the candidates were God in the flesh, lived a sinless life, died an unimaginable death, or rose again to secure eternal life. The Church was founded by the King of Kings, not a president.
More on Leaving White Evangelicalism: A Response from Bryan Loritts
People of color need to establish our own conferences, organizations, and networks.
email; print. Today on The Exchange, Bryan Loritts, Lead Pastor of Abundant Life Church and President of the Kainos Movement, responds to Ray Chang's article that we ran yesterday.
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.
Given these startling statistics, our country's youth face a major mental health crisis: one that the church and its pro-life mission need to confront, urgently and compassionately.
6 Ways Martin Luther Led Me to My Own Personal Reformation
As a young Catholic, learning about the Protestant Reformation dramatically changed my faith.
For Luther, discovering that the church was minoring in grace and majoring in works changed his life. In the life of the church, God used Luther to initiate the Reformation.
Evangelism and the Marketplace: Four Stories of Evangelism on the Streets of Chicago
Evangelism professor talks to people while they're waiting for the train
spoke with Jasmine, a young woman in her early 20s who grew up in a church in the Last, we talked with Ore, a young woman with dual citizenship who lived her life between Nigeria
Suicide, Mental Illness, and the Church: An Interview with Kay Warren
All church members can play a role in helping those with mental illness.
Her home was filthy, and it was increasing her sense that her life was out of control. She was becoming more and more hopeless and asked for the church to help her.
Can We Talk? The Story of One Texas Church's Road to Evangelism
A gospel-centered church is where the people share the gospel.
We weren't actively sharing the gospel and reaching those who might never attend our church. but that it wouldn't simply be another message; rather, it would be a life-altering shift as
Trickle-Down Evangelism
Are disciples becoming disciple-makers?
First, those who have recently come to faith are far more likely to live, learn, work, and play with those who are far from God and his church. Their previous patterns of life were likely
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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