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Violence Isn’t the Only Threat to Evangelism in Nigeria
The Anglican Archbishop of Jos discusses the gospel's endurance through intense persecution and casual indifference.
Hosting John McCain's Memorial Service
Pastor Noe Garcia shares his priorities for the late senator's funeral.
3 Ways I’m Nurturing My Emotional Intelligence
A heart moved by the gospel will be stirred with empathy for others.
4 Steps To Start Moving From Teaching A Crowd To Equipping The Saints
Teaching requires two things: a competent instructor and receptive students. Equipping and discipling require much more.
The Biggest Mistake Teaching Pastors Tend to Make – And How To Correct It
Jesus didn’t tell us to teach students, he commanded us to make disciples.
The Sin of Tolerance
An example of Billy Graham's fiery preaching in the 1950s.
Feed the Flock
A food-service ministry can be a great way to reach people.
Eliminate Christian Jargon from Your Church
Let’s throw out the insider language.
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.
These Churches Fought Domestic Poverty with the Gospel
And It Worked
Funeral for a StrangerSubscriber Access Only
What to do—and what to avoid—when eulogizing someone you never met.
The Church Does Not Exist to Entertain Us – Or Bore Us
Jesus never bored people with the gospel. But entertainment was never the point. Truth was the point. And truth is never boring.
Blood, Our Horror and FascinationSubscriber Access Only
It’s part of what makes Good Friday good.
Deep AND WideSubscriber Access Only
How we're trying to be 'a seeker church with depth.'
This Easter, Let’s Tell a Better Story
A friendly encouragement to every pastor (including me) to get out of the way and let the cross stand alone this Easter.
Why I Preach Grace-Filled SermonsSubscriber Access Only
Your congregation needs rest, not a “to-do” list.
Matt Chandler: ‘You Create Your Own Treadmills’Subscriber Access Only
An interview on applying grace to yourself.
Why 'Just Preach the Gospel' Is Naïve, Unbiblical Advice
Talk is never enough. When the gospel message flows through us, it is affected by who we are and what we do.
3 Reasons Why Your Teaching Style Matters
Pastors and Christian educators: you must be intentional about your teaching style.
Tired of Being Trite: One Pastor's War On Ministry Clichés
Six steps that stop me from dumbing down the gospel (when I remember to follow them).
Top Story March 24, 2019
America’s Farming Crisis, Laid Bare by Midwest Floods
America’s Farming Crisis, Laid Bare by Midwest Floods
A deeper problem lies beneath recent stories of swelling rivers, soggy small towns, and feel-good relief efforts.
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