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One-on-One with Matt Perman on ‘How to Get Unstuck’
By doing our work more effectively for Christ’s sake, we participate with God in his work to renew all things.
Productivity is a key part of our lives, affecting how we do things every day. So fulfillment. Third, it is exciting to see how the gospel connects to our productivity.
Why Happy Christian Moms Still Feel Guilty
Pew Research found that evangelical mothers score high for balance and satisfaction in parenting. So why do they keep facing so much pressure?
churches across America, gearing up for another round of pink carnations and Mother's Day well-wishes A third of white evangelical moms say parenting is tiring all or most of the time
One-on-One with Scot McKnight on ‘Open to the Spirit’
The Holy Spirit’s involvement in our lives through the cultivation of holiness, spiritual gifts, and worship.
Third, some have heard too many goofy stories about the extreme edges of Spirit claims. 12:1-2) all day long in whatever we do, and if we understand that kind of sacrifice as
20 Truths from Small Church Essentials
Just because a church is small, doesn’t mean it’s broken.
More than one-third (37%) attend a midsize church of over 100, but not larger than 499”[1] (pg I'm sure there have been a handful who felt that calling from day one, but most pastors go
Getting Small Churches on Mission (Part 4)
More ways small churches can serve their communities
that students who are not reading at grade level by the time they complete third grade are Even thirty minutes spent with a child each school day working on reading skills will pay
Why Has It Become Harder To Stock the Church Planter Pipeline?
It’s become more difficult to recruit church planters today compared to the recent past
However, in our day and time, it's the Christian organization's strongest apologetic for what they say they believe Many of them are immigrants, perhaps even second and third generation
Doors and Broken Handles: Discerning Where God Wants Us to Go
How do we know when a door is really shut? How hard should we pull?
Last week, on a sleet-filled day in the grocery parking lot, I pulled the sliding door handle. In dismay, I found that the door was frozen shut. This was the third time this month this had
Five Things that Keep Churches from Change
Being a representative of Christ in a lost world requires change.
Ironically, we may not even recognize it until one day we are about to close the doors. Third, misplaced reliance. Sometimes, churches start trusting in things other than God.
Rural Stories: Books to Challenge, Inspire, and Encourage the Small Town Pastor
Donnie Griggs, J.D. Vance, and Winn Collier
The most powerful story was the gospel—God in the flesh dwelt among us, died, rose again on the third day, ascended to the right hand of the Father, and would one day return in glory
Love & Marriage… Go Together Like… A Few Comments on the Covenantal Practice Today
Marriage is a created good, is not a ‘must,’ isn’t easy.
Feb 14, 2018. marriage, love, valentine's day, romance. 2016, when prompted to respond to the statement “marriage has not worked out for most people I know,” roughly a third of those
In Shadow of Death, Palestinian Christians and Messianic Jews Relapse on Reconciling
The body of Christ is breaking in Israel amid Jerusalem embassy move and Gaza border violence.
The body of Christ is breaking in Israel amid Jerusalem embassy move and Gaza border violence.
Three Types of Evangelistic Contexts: Contact, Context, and Friendship
Few things are more enjoyable than being in partnership with the God of the universe.
Context provides opportunity, every day, to the person alert to the heart of God for others we meet in the normal activities of life. Third, there is friendship evangelism.
Advent: The Birth of Christ Is Too Big for One Day
Why our family is celebrating Advent this year.
Advent: The Birth of Christ Is Too Big for One Day. Advent: The Birth of Christ Is Too Big for One Day. Third, develop a rhythm. It's no secret that this is a crazy time of year.
The Wise Leader: Navigating Ethical Storms
Former U.S. Attorney contributes to an ongoing series.
First, during my third year of law school I toured the USS New Orleans (LPH-11), a huge This period came to a crashing halt when I was asked to resign on Pearl Harbor Day of 2006.
Beyond the Nakba: 7 Ways Christians Can Affirm a Positive Future for Palestinians
How to understand the “catastrophe” of 1948 and its impact on today’s Israel.
One day after Israel declared independence in one-half of historic Palestine, five Arab armies Statistics indicate that roughly one-third of Palestinians support the safety and security of
Died: David Hesselgrave, Scholar Who Made Missions Cross-Cultural
The Evangelical Missiological Society founder changed how we think of contextualizing the gospel.
and coedited with the late professor the 2010 book MissionShift: Global Mission Issues in the Third Millennium He met his wife Gertrude on the first day of class at Trinity Bible Institute in
Your Best Years Are Not Behind You
God needs willing workers, not necessarily young ones.
Standing in our long shadows at the end of the day, we looked across a sod-ready yard Right there in the third chapter, Moses climbs around Mount Sinai while tending his father-in-law
Two Slave Brothers Birthed Africa’s Oldest State Church
The history of the Axum Empire and Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church.
Between the third and the sixth centuries, the kingdom enjoyed control over large areas encompassing modern-day northern Sudan, southern Egypt, Djibouti, Yemen, and southern
Mother Mary Is a Sanctuary—and So Are We
Annunciation Day invites us to be vessels of Christ in the world.
Christians, Annunciation Day—which lands exactly nine months before Christmas Day—marks the awkward for many Protestants, but it was affirmed by the third ecumenical Council of
How to Be Busy but in Balance
Work is good; too much good can be bad.
God has given us 24 hours each day and calls us to find ways to use that time effectively and to his ultimate glory. Third, don't let other people tell you what to value most.
Top Story May 23, 2018
Paige Patterson Out After Southwestern Trustees Vote
Paige Patterson Out After Southwestern Trustees Vote
Decision follows Southern Baptist leader’s apology to women for past comments.
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