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From Performer to Pastor
An interview with gospel singer—and pastor—CeCe Winans Love
From Performer to Pastor. An interview with gospel singer—and pastor—CeCe Winans Love. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 4. Image: Provided by CeCe Love. 0; tweet; email; print.
The Resurrection: Good News vs Fake News (An Easter Sermon Idea)
The first challenge to the truth of the gospel wasn’t a competing idea or argument. It was the planting of a fake news story.
The first challenge to the truth of the gospel wasn't a competing idea or argument. It was the planting of a fake news story. The Gospel Is Good News. Christianity is an event-based faith.
The Year of Fear
How do we minister amid terrorist attacks, racial violence, and the most polarized election in memory?
The defining issue for pastoral ministry in 2017 is the gospel: Will we believe it has the power to transform lives and preach it boldly (Rom 1:16), or will we pine for the days when
10 Essentials for a Successful Outdoor Event
Don’t let weather, logistics, or Egyptian plagues keep you from taking your service outside.
existence, many of the high-water marks were moments where the entire church family came together, celebrated Jesus, and invited friends and neighbors into the story of the gospel.
Preaching Grace Rather Than To-Do Lists
When we share five ways to be a better parent, what are we communicating about the gospel?
When we share five ways to be a better parent, what are we communicating about the gospel? Preaching Grace Rather Than To-Do Lists. When we share
4 Ways to Multiply the Impact of Your VBS
Use this one-week event to ignite year-long discipleship.
This may open up an opportunity to share the gospel with the parents as well. It is great to know that each child had the chance to hear the gospel message in a fun and inviting setting.
Supporting Small Churches Does Not Mean Bashing Big Churches
When we bash churches for becoming big, we fail to recognize the power of the gospel to draw people to Jesus, in both large and small crowds.
When we bash churches for becoming big, we fail to recognize the power of the gospel to draw people to Jesus, in both large and small crowds. Christian
Pastoring in the Age of Celebrity
How famous Bible teachers impact local Bible study.
reference to a celebrity pastor, though he remains notably nameless: “With him we are sending the brother who is famous among all the churches for his preaching of the gospel” (8:18
Stop Leading from a Scarcity Mindset
With God, there’s more than enough (gifts, opportunities, ministries, work) to go around.
than-lavish generosity? Leading from Scarcity. It's easy to buy into a scarcity gospel. It's easy to forget there's more than enough to go around. It's easy
Let Them Lean In: The Power a Subtle Gospel
We've become very noisy and personality-driven in our presentation of the gospel. Sometimes whispering is better than yelling.
We've become very noisy and personality-driven in our presentation of the gospel. We've become very noisy and personality-driven in our presentation of the gospel. Why We're Loud.
Why Are Church Leaders Always Talking About Change? (7 Reasons)
The alternative to change isn’t stability. It’s stubbornness. Besides, no one needs help to stay the same.
But it's not the case for me (and I don't think it is for most of us.). The gospel isn't cool. Mentally, spiritually and emotionally, if not physically. 4. The Gospel Is About Change.
Encourage More Women to Lead
Regardless of theology, we need to empower more women to use their gifts in the local church.
When the female CEO of a successful business becomes a member of your church, what opportunities will she have to use her leadership gifts to advance the gospel?
The Church Does Not Exist to Entertain Us – Or Bore Us
Jesus never bored people with the gospel. But entertainment was never the point. Truth was the point. And truth is never boring.
Jesus never bored people with the gospel. Church LeadershipApril 01, 2016. The Church Does Not Exist to Entertain Us – Or Bore Us Jesus never bored people with the gospel.
Why 'Just Preach the Gospel' Is Naïve, Unbiblical Advice
Talk is never enough. When the gospel message flows through us, it is affected by who we are and what we do.
Talk is never enough. When the gospel message flows through us, it is affected by who we are and what we do. 1. If It's Just Preaching, It's Not the Gospel.
Does Your Church Have the Right Model?
How to decide.
And in that environment they're going to be presented with the gospel in a relevant way.” This approach appeals most to people who don't mind attending a traditional church service
When It’s Time to Quit
“Finish what you start” isn’t always good advice.
importance of following through on one's actions, and completing what you start, I've grown to understand that there are times—both as a leader and a minister of the gospel—that call