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A pastor in Texas has challenged cohabiting couples to choose one of three options: break up, get married, or date without living together. The church is willing to pay for the weddings of those who want to get married or pay one month’s rent for those who decide not to marry.
Pam and I are not parents, so I’m always hesitant to write about parenting. Nevertheless, I want you to know what I hear anecdotally...
In an effort to promote mental health awareness among church leaders, Kayla Stoecklein, widow of Pastor Andrew Stoecklein, shares her advice on how ministry leaders can take proactive steps against mental illness.
A woman’s insight, over and above her competency, intelligence and pedagogical skills, reinforces the value in her perspective on the scriptures.
The Emanuel AME church shooting cut short the lives of nine people. Rev. Anthony Thompson lost his wife, Myra. He was also the first to publicly offer the shooter, Dylann Roof, forgiveness.
On the topic of singleness, Sam Allberry says most in the church would be happy to have Paul as their apostle, but not necessarily as their pastor. Join us as we talk to Sam about does and does not qualify someone for ministry.
“A lot of churches will see discipleship as a program whereas in reality when you look at the Scriptures, discipleship is actually more about the direction you’re moving in rather than the destination that you’ve arrived.”
Jim Martin with International Justice Mission says engaging in God's work of justice doesn't have to be controversial. Who doesn't want to see things like poverty and human trafficking come to an end?
Pastor Charles Stone talks about the research pointing to the benefits of practicing mindfulness. Which leads to the question: Is there such a thing as Christian mindfulness?
Kara Powell of the Fuller Youth Institute addresses parents' concerns over teens leaving the church. Powell says what may seem like a teen turning from faith may actually be a young person turning from forms of church that make sense to the parent, but not the child.
“If the Christian life was only about trying to get you out of earth, into heaven, then why in the world would Jesus leave us here after conversion?” Robby Gallaty discusses this question in our conversation about the kingdom of heaven.