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Three Lessons for Women in Ministry from Catherine Booth
The co-founder of The Salvation Army lived out her calling and left a lasting legacy.
Three Lessons for Women in Ministry from Catherine Booth. The co-founder of The Salvation Army lived out her calling and left a lasting legacy. Read
How I Spent 20 Years in Ministry Without the Bible
I called others to spiritual growth, but I remained unchanged.
Despite this, I remained faithful to the things I'd been taught. The Holy Scriptures had given me the wisdom to receive salvation. I was sure of its truth.
What the Oppressed Can Teach Us About the Bible
The way I read and lead has changed forever.
Psalm 27:1–3, for instance, says this: The Lord is my light and my salvation— so why should I be afraid? The Lord is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble?
Why I Gave Back My Assurance of Salvation
The hope of the world is in a person, not a formula.
Why I Gave Back My Assurance of Salvation. With them you will be able to give anyone the eternal gift of 'assurance of salvation.' First, Romans 8:38-39:
7 Times When Church Growth Isn’t Worth the Cost
There is no cost too high to pay for the salvation of souls. But there is a cost too high to pay for bigger churches.
There is no cost too high to pay for the salvation of souls. But there is a cost too high to pay for bigger churches. No, there is no cost too high to pay for the salvation of souls.
Savor Advent, Feast on Christmas
My family’s new traditions made the season richer
long and dark winter. The arrival of the Christ child signified warmth and light, a literal salvation from the bleakness of everyday winter life. I wanted my
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.
It's important to, as much as possible, define everything we can based on Scripture—to understand God's nature and God's work, salvation in particular.
Pastor, How Do You Pray for Your Church?
10 ministry leaders respond.
Cast us not away from your presence and take not your Holy Spirit from us. Restore to us the joy of your salvation and sustain us with your bountiful Spirit.
Boring Church Services Changed My Life
While I fought to keep my eyes open, the gospel pressed deep into my heart.
But that's just it. Our creativity should not seek to tell a new story. It should be designed to communicate to our hearts that same, old, wonderful story of salvation.
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.
4. The Gospel Is About Change. The central message of the Bible and our faith is resurrection, salvation, renewal, transformation and rebirth. In other words, change.
The Promise of Church
Reasons we must go—and keep going
Today we can hardly imagine refusing recognition of someone's sincere confession of faith or making salvation conditional upon church membership.
Why Doesn’t God Answer My Non-Stupid Prayers?
When you're in pain, even good, thoughtful ideas about why God sometimes doesn't answer our prayers can feel trite and fall short.
people. I don't know why prayers for healing from cancer, the salvation of a loved one, or relief from some other deeply tragic need seem to go unanswered.
Cage Match for Christ
How salvation changed the focus of a UFC fighter.
How salvation changed the focus of a UFC fighter. We spoke with Ken about his past as a troubled youth and how his salvation changed the way he views his career.
Sharing the Good News with Mormons
A former faithful Mormon and BYU professor encourages outreach
With profuse gratitude for salvation, I see my former neighbors and dear friends struggling under the weight of earning their righteousness before God.