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Pastoring the One When You’d Rather Pastor the Ninety-Nine
Personal attention is a minister’s inefficient imperative.
Small Groups AnonymousSubscriber Access Only
Why the best church small groups might take their cues from the Twelve Steps.
Between Doing And Delegating – The Essential Step To Overcome Pastoral Burnout
You can’t do everything yourself. And you can’t delegate tasks to people who haven’t been discipled. They have to be equipped first.
Love That Will Not Let Go
Mary Magdalene both clung to the risen Christ and went out to bear witness.
Is Your Church Evangelizing Or Just Advertising? 4 Reasons It Matters
Evangelism isn’t about sales, it’s about relationship. It’s not about filling a building with people, it’s about filling people with Jesus.
Mary’s Perfume Points Us Toward the Cross
Her extravagant gesture exemplifies utter devotion.
If You Want to Evangelize, Try Talking About the Weather
Why small talk and friendship are fundamental to faith formation.
When Jesus Got Angry
In a world in which anger is overused, being slow to anger may make a stronger statement than all our yelling ever could.
Why the Admissions Scandal Is Every Parent’s Problem
College bribery cases point to a common idol.
Allegiance to Scripture, Respect for CultureSubscriber Access Only
Ajith Fernando lays out the essentials of cross-cultural discipleship.
Why Augustine’s ‘Come to Jesus’ Moment Tells an Incomplete Story
The same church father who experienced a radical turn to faith also preached a gospel of continual conversion.
Put People First: Why Many Small Church Pastors Can Spend Less Time On Sermon Prep
The smaller the church, the more discipleship is caught through relationships than it's taught through preaching.
To Reach Unsaved Christians, First Help Them Get Lost
People who claim Christianity but lack gospel awareness present a unique evangelistic challenge.
I Inherited a Failed Sunday School. Here’s How It Flourished
Four counterintuitive keys to successful discipleship.
The Biggest Hindrance to Your Kids’ Faith Isn’t Doubt. It’s Silence
According to two researchers, the key to “sticky faith” is conversation.
Preoccupied with Love: Lifting High Evangelism Again
One-on-One with James Choung about evangelism and discipleship.
Be Fruitful: Challenging Yourself to Abide in Order to Bear More Fruit
The message of the love and forgiveness of God and his desire that all might find the fulfillment they are looking for in him is too important to neglect.
Pulpit Discipleship: Organizing Your Annual Preaching Calendar For Maximum Effectiveness
As a small church pastor, I have to keep these two tasks in balance – preaching to the congregation, and spending time with members.
The Bible’s Best Description of Salvation Is a Phrase We Rarely Use
How Paul points the way to a fresh way of seeing faith.
The Problem With Using Numerical Incentives In Church Leadership
When we require the promise of numerical increase to motivate us to behave biblically, something is wrong.
Top Story April 26, 2019
Sri Lankan Sunday School Was ‘Willing to Die for Christ’ on Easter. Half Did.
Sri Lankan Sunday School Was ‘Willing to Die for Christ’ on Easter. Half Did.
Amid funerals and fears after ISIS-linked attacks, Christian leaders across the island explain how they are guiding the faithful on mourning and Muslims.
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