Kanye West brought his Sunday service to Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church this weekend, two days after holding worship services for inmates at a local jail. While talking with Osteen, West made some statements many Christians will applaud, while including comments some might find troubling.
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"While most Americans identify as Christians, they seem confused about the details of their faith."
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As a leader you must certainly project optimism. But when you cross the line into hyperbole, your leadership is facing significant risks.
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"The world is facing volcanic forces," says Leonard Sweet. In a "deeply schizophrenic" culture that makes everything an idol, Len believes Christians can and must rise to the challenge to go beyond merely making a stand for what is right.
Are you struggling with church funding? Mark DeYmaz says, “In this day and age, the church, like most families, is going to require multiple streams of income for funding going forward.” But what does that mean?
"Church leadership puts us under tremendous pressure, every one of us," says Steve Cuss. Steve gained valuable insights about dealing with anxiety when he was a trauma chaplain, insights he has found to be highly relevant to church leaders today.
Lee Strobel believes that while apologetics is more important than ever, we need to approach it differently than we have in the past. This week, Lee shares with us how we can have love and wisdom as we share the truth with people who are questioning.
The opposite of every sin struggle, says Christopher Yuan, is holiness. Christopher shares with us why the church must return to a biblical view of singleness and provides other insights into how pastors can help Christians pursue holy sexuality.
Pastor Dave Vance says it's easy for churches to make assumptions that stop them from meeting their cities' physical and spiritual needs. That was the situation his church was in before they started asking the questions that enabled them to begin reaching their community for Christ.