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Satan tempts us to not fear sin, so that we will not keep a safe distance from it. That's Satan's strategy.
In this Q&A, author Jolynn Davidson discusses some of her book’s applications to pastors and ministry for how to transform wounds into wisdom.
"Porn has made me not want women, but their pieces and parts."
If you are in leadership, you’ve experienced some political fine lines that can become land mines if you don’t know where you are stepping, and you can find yourself in trouble fast.
Never think, says Dr. Meg Meeker, that you have no power to help your teens navigate challenges like social media, depression, and premarital sex. The dangers are real, she says, but "there’s a lot parents (and youth leaders) can do.”
“We know that prayer is one of our primary priorities in ministry," says Daniel Henderson, "but it’s hard to lead where you’ve not gone yourself.”
Roger Lane says, "The church is a living organism. It will always take funding." But what does it look like to raise money in a way that honors God?
"What you’re doing matters enormously," says Stephen Witmer to small town pastors. Stephen is a small town pastor himself and as such has valuable insights into the beauty and challenges of small church ministry.
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.
The problem of evil is one of the most difficult topics any human being ever has to wrestle with. While Thomas Jay Oord's response to this issue is certainly controversial, he believes there is solid biblical evidence to back it up.
"Listen a lot," is Megan Fate Marshman's advice to ministry leaders. This week, Megan shares how conducting an "Ephesians 4" ministry honors God and creates space for people to feel valued and truly own what they believe.
There are 12 things a church pastor cannot do--even though pastors are, in my judgment, amazing people. They faithfully serve Sunday after Sunday, often with no desire for recognition or fame. In faith, they can do a lot...except for these 12 things.