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I’m a Rural Pastor! What Now?
Do not make any changes in the first year.
will be far different from one made to sail the ocean.” His book, Shepherding the Small Church, has a Not only can differences exist within a state, but they can exist within a few miles!
My Story: From Prison to Freedom, and What I’ve Learned about the Promise of the Gospel
Formerly incarcerated person pastors church in Orange County
Jeff is the lead pastor of Generations Church and author of Frustrated: How the Bible Resolves Life's Tough Crime and drug abuse led me to county jail, and eventually state prison.
Apocalypse Now? Evangelicals and a Raw Deal at Raw Story
Raw Story claims that a state senator “predicts Trump’s Jerusalem embassy decision may usher in Armageddon.” But, he didn't.
Florida State Senator Doug Broxson gave the introduction speech for President Trump at a rally education at Evangel College and is an active member of an Assemblies of God church.
A Waiting World, the Anticipation of Christmas, and What We Learn About the Love of God
Our hearts are restless until they rest in You.
world where, like Narnia, it almost feels like we live in a perpetual state of winter. Ed Stetzer holds the Billy Graham Distinguished Chair of Church, Mission, and Evangelism at Wheaton
The Sanctification Gap
The call to die is really a call to experience life the way we were meant to.
I state: “The 19% is what should concern us as pastors and leaders (and the rest Ed Stetzer holds the Billy Graham Distinguished Chair of Church, Mission, and Evangelism at Wheaton
In the Game: Reflections on Sports, Momentum, and the First Rural Matters Conference
Jesus, rural ministry, and football
Charlie Cotherman is a church planter in Oil City, Pennsylvania. Oil City was once home to the headquarters of Pennzoil and Quaker State. Charlie grew
Rural Stories: Books to Challenge, Inspire, and Encourage the Small Town Pastor
Donnie Griggs, J.D. Vance, and Winn Collier
Charlie Cotherman is a church planter in Oil City, Pennsylvania. Oil City was once home to the headquarters of Pennzoil and Quaker State. Charlie grew
Suicide, Mental Illness, and the Church: An Interview with Kay Warren
All church members can play a role in helping those with mental illness.
Ed: Since your son Matthew's death, what have you been encouraged by in the direction of the church broadly? How do you feel when you look at the state of this conversation that you
CT’s 25 Most-Read Stories on the Persecuted Church
ISIS bombs Egyptian churches, Russia restricts religious freedom, Nepal criminalizes conversion, and more.
CT's 25 Most-Read Stories on the Persecuted Church. Jayson Casper in CairoNovember 16, 2017 10:43 AM. ISIS Church Bombings Kill Dozens at Palm Sunday Services in Egypt
Your Disgust for Roy Moore’s Evangelicals May Say More about You than the Actual Data
Occam's razor, hermeneutics, and what the research really says
of the Billy Graham Center, and publishes church leadership resources through Mission Group. By the way, Alabama Baptists (the largest evangelical group in the state) met yesterday
Pakistani Christians Bury 11 After ISIS Attacks Methodist Church
Suicide bombers injure 50 at Advent service.
Suicide bombers injure 50 at Advent service.
Egypt Says Muslims Who Die Defending Churches Are Martyrs. One Just Did.
Cairo attack kills eight Christians and one Muslim, after Islamic authority declares a national duty to protect Copts from terrorism.
Cairo attack kills eight Christians and one Muslim, after Islamic authority declares a national duty to protect Copts from terrorism.
The Top 50 Countries Where It’s Most Dangerous to Follow Jesus
If trends continue, North Korea will no longer be the world’s worst persecutor of Christians.
The Top 50 Countries Where It's Most Dangerous to Follow Jesus. Research.
A Letter to the Church from R.C. Sproul (1939-2017), His Theology, and His Work in the Gospel
A faithful servant has entered into the joy of his master.
When I was at Lifeway Research, we did some research with them on the state of theology We asked RC to write a “letter to the church” on mission, alongside others like Calvin Miller
FEMA: Churches Flooded by Harvey Can Receive Aid
Agency revises guidelines due to last year's biggest Supreme Court religious freedom case.
FEMA cites last year's major US Supreme Court ruling in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer, in which the high court decided that a church could not be deemed ineligible for
Texas Shooting Kills 26 at Southern Baptist Church
Tragedy at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs is deadliest attack on a house of worship in US history.
at an American house of worship since 1963, according to statistics compiled by church security expert Carl Chinn. It is also the deadliest shooting in the Lone Star State, taking place
The Southern Baptist (Re-)Emergence in Church Planting
Church planting accelerates and advances the kingdom in exponential ways.
The national decisions began to influence state conventions to raise their game. Everyone began to lift their levels of excellence and to be more intentional towards church planting.
Pew: Islam Is Most Official, But Christianity Is Most Favored Worldwide
How governments treat religion in 199 countries and territories.
How governments treat religion in 199 countries and territories.
Can Pope Francis Help Myanmar’s Muslims Without Hurting Its Christians?
The answer in majority-Buddhist Burma hinges on one controversial word: Rohingya.
The answer in majority-Buddhist Burma hinges on one controversial word: Rohingya.
No, Christians Don't Use Joseph and Mary to Explain Child Molesting Accusations
Doing so is ridiculous and blasphemous.
myself calling out to God in this respect in the wake of the Texas church shooting, as I But the most widely reported comment came from Alabama State Auditor Jim Zeigler, who told the
In Defense of Pro-Life ‘Hypocrisy’
In Defense of Pro-Life ‘Hypocrisy’
Analogies between abortion and other “life issues” are shakier than we sometimes suppose.
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