What will you do with Easter when a particular area of sin looks attractive to you, and you feel weak and unable?
"There’s this thing on Facebook called an “unfriend” button, and it works!"
"It's common to see people studying the Bible on the bus, and many office workers keep open Bibles on their desks."
As a pastor, I sometimes felt like I spent all my time putting out fires in the church.
In that moment, I realized that I was not equipped to address this important issue with my own kids.
"Platforming is a neutral practice."
The good news is that in salvation, Christ not only forgives our sin, but He gives us His righteousness! It is Christ’s righteousness that makes us pleasing to God—without which we cannot enter heaven.
Charles Spurgeon once said that if you want to set a house on fire you should start the fire in the basement...because fire burns upward.
“I feel invisible.”
"The ultimate reason why prayers are not answered is because prayers are not offered."
"Church leaders remember: Every Sunday is someone’s first Sunday."
People are not looking for a friendly church, they are looking for friends.
Most people assume that as long as they don’t mess things up in their time here on earth, they’ll go to heaven when they die. But Scripture says the opposite.
"The future is pioneered as much by the quality of the questions as by the clarity of the answers."
I also see church leaders kidding themselves and their community by saying that their church is growing when, in fact, it isn’t.
"The following are five ways a household of single Christian men or women can strive for unity and stir community."
I miss the power and movement of the church
"There are many reasons one church grows and another does not."
Should teenagers study theology or is it something only for the scholars? To answer that question we have to understand the purpose of theology.
"Millennials have observed our hypocrisy, and they are voting with their feet."