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What Christians in the US Can Learn from Immigrant Pastors
For those who met Christ elsewhere, Americanized Christianity can look a bit strange.
relationships. It's harder to talk here about sin, salvation, heaven, and hell. strong. In America, we don't really emphasize our sin, our righteousness, our salvation.
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
When You're a Pastor Who Suffers from Depression
What the story of Elijah (and psychological research) tells us about how to cope.
God assured him that the zeal of the Lord was still at work to bring about salvation and redemption, in spite of appearances. God still has the “big picture” in mind.
Giving Is Low—Are You Neglecting the Topic?
Why people should hear us talk more about generosity.
There is assurance of salvation, the significance of the Bible, what it means to pray, the need to be involved in fellowship, and the need to find a place to serve to name a few.
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?
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.
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:
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
6 Steps for Becoming Champions for the Helpless
Defend the rights of those with the greatest needs in your community.
serve. Visit a low-income service provider in your area. Go to Senior Services, the Salvation Army, Union Gospel Mission, or another provider. Talk to
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.
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.
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.
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.