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Deep Preaching in a Distracted Age
Will anything capture people's attention and keep it long enough for God to do his work?
Because we chronically distract ourselves, we crave depth. Deep preaching is our best chance to change lives. So how do we get to depth in our preaching?
Female Insights into the Christmas Story
Women bring unique perspectives when they teach the Word of God.
To say I was intimidated by the thought of preaching in front of the entire congregation would be an understatement —I was terrified. After preaching that
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
You Are Needed
The church—the entire body of Christ—needs women leaders.
Every single person in your community needs you leading and organizing, teaching and preaching, serving and guiding. Read as Single Page Page:12|Next.
Preaching in the Midst of Tragedy
In four years of pastoral ministry, I’ve had to preach through four national tragedies.
Preaching in the Midst of Tragedy. In four years of pastoral ministry, I've had to preach through four national tragedies. The Trauma of Preaching in Tragedy.
Why Churches Lose Their Way
Joe Thorn discusses how congregations can rediscover the biblical basis of who they are and what they’re called to do.
discipleship. But the triangle is the most critical component for us because, historically, God has brought revival in the context of the preaching of the Word.
Three Days Post-Election: Pause Before You Pastor
Let’s make these five commitments together.
To read how other Christian women leaders are responding, see “Moving Forward After a Difficult Week.”. Curious what pastors are preaching this Sunday in light of the election results?
Straight to the Source
Seminaries teach a simple method for studying the Bible that we can all use to study the Bible ourselves.
It's amazing how their preaching and their lives change as they read the Bible for themselves, using easy tactics to understand and absorb what the Bible says.
Encourage More Women to Lead
Regardless of theology, we need to empower more women to use their gifts in the local church.
Another church might believe the role of preaching on Sunday morning should be reserved for men, but could still invite a woman gifted at public speaking to give announcements or
The Best Way To Avoid Pastor Burnout? Equip The Saints
Neither information or inspiration is enough. Pastors need to help congregations turn it into perspiration.
From Preaching And Teaching To Equipping. For too many years, I took almost all of the burden for the ministry of the church on my shoulders. And it nearly killed me – and the church.
I Grew Up with Two Women Pastors
Seeing two women lead our church gave me the freedom to pursue the gifts God had given me.
I never thought “I can't” because I saw these women teaching and leading. Throughout my teen years, these women mentored me in teaching and preaching.
My Place in the Pulpit
Approaching that giant piece of furniture shook loose all my insecurities, doubts, and fears.
My Place in the Pulpit. Approaching that giant piece of furniture shook loose all my insecurities, doubts, and fears. Read as Single PagePage 1 of 4. Image: iStock. 0; tweet; email; print.
Pastor, How Do You Pray for Your Church?
10 ministry leaders respond.
I remember Eugene Peterson's principled three-pronged approach his pastoral work: preaching, listening, and praying. The first two, I knew. But the third?