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Kyle Idleman: God Never Wastes What We Go Through
Helping people experience grace and embracing confession in pastoral ministry.
But I've found that the more vulnerable I'm willing to be with my fears, failures, and struggles, the greater God's grace becomes. In doing so, we will point to the beauty of God's grace.
Discomfort Clarified My Calling
Tense conversations about race led Riana Shaw Robinson to become a bridge-builder.
on my daughter's birthday,” Robinson told me, “I am overcome with emotion as I remember all of the ways that I have [experienced] and continue to experience God's grace, mercy, love
Clues for Your Calling
Understanding your spiritual gifts can help you determine the work to which God has called you.
Read as Single PagePage 1 of 4. 0; tweet; email; print. The New Testament teaches us that God in his grace and power has poured out gifts and roles among his people.
The 10 Percent Grace Rule: Judging Without Being Judgmental
As Christians and as consumers of content, how do we balance wise discernment with forgiveness and grace?
As Christians and as consumers of content, how do we balance wise discernment with forgiveness and grace? Christian grace? The 10% Grace Rule.
Preaching Grace Rather Than To-Do Lists
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 five ways to be a better parent, what are we communicating about the gospel? Read as Single
The Power of Women Helping Each Other
Follow the example of Harriet Tubman.
Going Back to Help Others. I have several friends and partners in ministry who by the grace of God have been delivered from a lifestyle of substance abuse and violence.
The Sound of My Voice
Discover the value of your unique voice.
Your life is comprised of a set of circumstances and events unique to you. No one on the planet will ever live your beautiful, exhausting, tumultuous, grace-filled, or anxious life.
Let's Stop Adding ‘Yeah, But’ to Simple Declarations of Grace
Sometimes grace needs to take an uninterrupted victory lap through our lives.
Overcoming the 'Yeah, But' of Grace. 'But' is a strong word. Sometimes grace needs to take an uninterrupted victory lap through our lives. Grace Comes After 'But', Not Before It.
How Culture Affects Our Expectations of Leaders
Gender, ethnic, and socioeconomic biases affect how we lead and follow.
John Zayas, pastor of Grace and Peace Church in urban Chicago, says, “They want to know that someone knows what's going on!” Expressions of leadership develop within the context
The Struggle to Find a Mentor
If you still haven’t found your ideal mentor, consider these new models of mentoring.
She would be wise, discerning, and nurturing. She would be devoted to Christ, with a contagious faith. She would speak hard truths with gentle grace.
How to Spot Rising Women Leaders
If we want to see more women leaders in the church, we need to look for them.
Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. 0; tweet; email; print. I sat in the front row listening intently to a woman who taught from the Bible with wisdom, grace, and knowledge.
Connect Your Church with Its Community
An interview with Dana Baker, pastor of multicultural ministries, church partnership, and prayer
Dana is pastor of multicultural ministries, church partnership, and prayer at Grace Chapel, a non-denominational church in Lexington, Massachusetts.
Can We Stop the Fall from Grace?
It’s unwise to believe we can fight temptation in our own power.
Can We Stop the Fall from Grace? It's unwise to believe we can fight temptation in our own power. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. 0; tweet; email; print.
What Will Pastors Preach after the Election of Donald Trump?
After a bitter, divisive election, what will the nation's ministers say?
In the sermon (Matthew 15:21–28, on the faith of the Canaanite woman), I will focus on God's grace, the woman's faith, her status as an outsider, and Jesus' response to her.
The Surprising Power of Our Weakest Moments
In God’s hands, crosses become instruments of life-giving grace
The Surprising Power of Our Weakest Moments. In God's hands, crosses become instruments of life-giving grace. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 3. Image