There is an entire generation of up-and-coming leaders who need elders. They need fathers, models, mentors and friends. And leadership is, among many other things, the willingness to lead the next generation of leaders.
“What would happen if Christians opened their homes and their lives to the strangers who live next to them?”
What if the biggest danger ahead for Christians today is something we don’t expect, but should?
You cannot dismiss this issue, as if you’ll never face a situation in which a transgender person comes to your church.
"Not every person on the opposite side of politics acts like the caricatures you’ve seen online."
Every married couple has exchanged vows which promise “til death do us part,” but for far too many marriages, their dreams of “forever” are crushed by divorce.
One no longer has to be a Christian or in a church to be accepted by society. That relatively easy pool of prospective attendees for our churches is disappearing.
They plan to work hard to pay their bills, but they’re concerned they’ll always have to worry about finances.
What used to work in church a decade ago doesn’t anymore.
"It’s possible to grow a crowd, but not a church."
"Steve Green is the visionary behind a project I have been really excited about, Museum of the Bible."
We seldom see the good God is doing through us as we are doing it.
The church’s mission is not contingent on what happens at the White House.
"The church is not about you."
"We have to be careful when using lofty statements and responses that sound good for the moment."
"Africa is actually an incredibly diverse continent and is made up of 54 countries."
“The Bible teaches that disagreements and their resulting divisions are lamentable and inevitable in this world.”
"Do we need hundreds and hundreds more rescue missions for the lost and dying?"
"Most Christians I know want the church to experience revival. We just don’t all agree on what revival looks like."
The greatest mistake I believe you can make with evil is to overestimate or underestimate its influence