Church Life+Ministry

Oops! 10 Funny Distractions Pastors Faced While Preaching on Sunday
No one ever said the life of a pastor was boring.
Will Southern Baptists’ Political Truce Last Through 2020?
After a polarizing presidential election in 2016, evangelicals rethink their discourse and engagement.
An Apology to the Christian 99%, from the 1%
You don’t exist to help professional ministry leaders fulfill the Great Commission. We exist to help you do it.
Una Disculpa al 99% de los Cristianos de Parte del 1%
Ustedes no existen para ayudar a los líderes de ministerios profesionales a cumplir la Gran Comisión. Nosotros existimos para ayudarlos a ustedes a hacerlo.
Um Pedido de Perdão do 1% de Cristãos aos Outros 99%
Você não existe para ajudar líderes profissionais de ministérios a cumprirem a grande comissão. Nós existimos para ajudar você a cumpri-la.
Died: Lloyd John Ogilvie, Celebrated Preacher and Senate Chaplain
The lifelong leader and teacher encouraged pastors and politicians alike to “Let God Love” them.
Beth Moore Is Speaking Up
How the Southern Baptist Bible teacher is shaking up her denomination and American evangelicalism at large.
Southern Baptists Vote to Name Abuse as Grounds for Expelling Churches
SBC also approves new committee to evaluate member churches.
8 Simple (but not easy) Rules for Movement: Part 5 - Prime the Pump
What is the most important step in becoming a multiplying church? The first step.
A Visit with Luis Palau, Still on Fire for Christ in the Sunset of Life
Despite terminal lung cancer, the Argentinian-born evangelist remains full of energy and evangelistic passion.
Report: How Southern Baptists Failed to Care About Abuse
SBC releases abuse study—condemning past practices and recommending new protections—ahead of the annual meeting in Birmingham.
Reviving Evangelism: An Invitation to Join the Evangelism Leaders Fellowship
A think-tank community for Christian leaders focusing on the practice of mission, evangelism, and outreach.
And God Said to Pastors: Use More Sermon Puns and Plan More Parties
Three reasons to practice levity and humor in public worship.
Hispanic Planting: CPLF Gathering this July
On July 23-24, 2019, we will present the results of our latest Hispanic church planting research.
The Unfortunate Pedigree of the Missional Church
Why we need to rethink the church.
Three Ways to Lead Differently in a Church Breaking the 200 Barrier
There is a sociological shift pastors must navigate as church attendance rises above 200.
This Pastor Criticized Trump When Pence Visited His Church
Lessons from a DC church on how the power of the pulpit engages the power of politicians.
Billy Graham Archives Begin Move from Wheaton to Charlotte
While Franklin Graham aims to consolidate the late evangelist’s legacy, some scholars raise concerns about research opportunities.
8 Simple (but not easy) Rules for Movement: Part 4 - Live Off of Less
Leaders must continually evaluate what they can do without.
One-on-One with Tuvya Zaretsky on Jewish Evangelism
“There is a much greater openness to the gospel among Jewish people in North America, Eastern Europe, and also in Israel today.”
Top Story June 24, 2019
Bible Translation Is Preserving Endangered Languages
Bible Translation Projects Are Preserving Endangered Languages
While the world loses a language every 40 days, translation efforts bring new life to threatened tongues.
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