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Make an Appointment with Your Heavenly Doctor
As we lead others, we can’t overlook our own need for God’s healing.
6). The Bible teaches us it is impossible to please God without faith. As pain. We have received instruction: “Study this Book of Instruction continually. Meditate
Lead from Where You Are
Give to others from your own walk with God.
Finish the leadership team agenda. Start Bible study outline. I was supposed to teach Bible study the next day, but instead of typing, I sat there tired, depleted, with nothing to share.
How to Make the Bible Central in Small Groups
And the shift in leader training that makes all the difference.
3 Simple Tools for Bible Study Want to help your small groups engage the Bible directly? Here are some tools to help: 1. Multiple Translations. Having
The Surprising Reason Women Go to Seminary
And what it can teach churches about discipling women.
Christian women want to study the Bible, learn the languages, and better understand theology. I know this shouldn't be surprising. Of course seminary students want to study the Bible.
Reaching a New Generation with the Bible
We can no longer depend on methods that worked 20 years ago.
Bible Hub, an online Bible study resource, boasts that 33 percent of its page views and unique visitors each month come from the 18–34 age group.
Pastoring in the Age of Celebrity
How famous Bible teachers impact local Bible study.
The attention around a popular Bible teacher and their work can make any given Bible study or sermon series from a local leader seem lacking in comparison.
Straight to the Source
Seminaries teach a simple method for studying the Bible that we can all use to study the Bible ourselves.
Fortunately, my husband's mission put out a book called Pathways Bible Study Method, which gave me a helpful framework as I started to look for ways to make this idea transferrable in
How to Woo People into God's Story
Step down from the stage and guide them in the learning experience.
It can make learners feel disempowered and inadequate to engage content—for instance, the Bible—on their own time, when the teacher isn't present.
How to Teach the Bible So Others Understand
Whether you’re teaching about God’s love or sovereignty, these four steps will prepare you to teach.
you?” It was my friend Lisa, and she was preparing to teach a message to a large women's study. I was getting a front row seat to my friend's growing calling as a Bible teacher, and I
13 Tips for Women Church Planters
Beyond where to plant and what strategy to use
Too often, pastors use Bible study for sermon preparation and not personal enrichment. It's important that shepherds feed themselves before the sheep are fed.
6 Leadership Lessons I've Learned from Millennials
As I'm learning from Millennials, I'm finding hope for the future.
I'm guessing it's got something to do with the 2010 Pew study that showed Millennials My husband's role as a Bible college professor and my own role leading a campus ministry church
The Pastoral Skill We Must Reclaim
Author Paul Pastor talks Christian formation in the Information Age.
Read it, breath it, eat it, drink it, love the Bible. But if we allow these small habits to creep into our teaching, we set them up for failure because we're not playing by the Bible's rules.
Charleston and the Resilience of Wednesday Night Church
A year later, the mid-week prayer meeting is more important than ever.
“In that way, prayer meeting and Bible study became the bedrock of our church. Sunday time. This allowed for mid-week Bible study and corporate prayer.
Four Steps to Form a Personal Support Group
As you minister to others, don't neglect your own need for challenge and encouragement.
Since Brad was staying with him for a few days, this pastor invited him to his Bible study. Of course, my husband expected this pastor to be leading it, but that wasn't the case.
Deep AND Wide
How we're trying to be 'a seeker church with depth.'
This not only enables me to cover the topic of the day, it also teaches my listeners how to study the Bible. Topical preachers who deftly jump around from
James Brown: The Word of God Undergirds Everything I Do
The sports broadcaster opens up about preaching, calling, and straddling two different worlds.
My wife is very strong. She has a packed schedule. She sings in the church's choir. She's an active evangelist. She's diligent in attending Bible study every Wednesday. She teaches.
When It’s Time to Quit
“Finish what you start” isn’t always good advice.
love and thirst for his Word. I spent my evenings studying the Word, teaching a Bible study, and leading a small group. Sometimes it felt like I had two