It is possible that one of the Biden administration's first acts will be to roll back the Trump administration's restrictions on taxpayer-funded abortions.
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Comparisons of pastors have been around since we’ve had pastors. Paul wrote about it in 1 Corinthians 1:12: “Some of you are saying, ‘I am a follower of Paul.’ Others are saying, ‘I follow Apollos,’ or ‘I follow Peter,’ or ‘I follow only Christ.’”
Time was never created to heal because only Jesus can truly heal us. The passing of time can fog things up a little bit and we may forget about things, but this is only fleeting.
We should be thankful that the technology of virtual meetings has allowed us to stay somewhat connected to the world around us. But at the same time, we’re starting to feel the fatigue that comes with staring at tiny boxes of people on our computers.
This year could be your most focused and productive year yet as a leader, says Craig Groeschel. For that to be the case, however, it is crucial you recognize what has been making you unproductive.
“God wants believers to cause other believers to love him more," says Francis Chan. “Are we producing lovers of Jesus and each other so much that the world notices?”
"Being a pastor," says Eugene H. Peterson, "for so many people, is competitive. And when you're competitive, you're a lot more interested in winning than helping."
"Women are becoming frustrated as disciples," says Aimee Byrd. Part of the problem, she believes, is the church's misunderstanding of the idea of "biblical" manhood and womanhood.
"For those outside [the church], our unity is a very important witness," says Dr. Timothy Keller. Without true tolerance, however, we will remain polarized.
"One of the biggest mistakes you can make in life," says Ian Morgan Cron, "is to assume that your way of seeing the world is normal."
"I feel like we’re fighting to keep people in the Kingdom," says Skillet's John Cooper. "Young people are so confused...we are in a life and death urgent situation—I believe that with all my heart."
"Standing in the pulpit is nothing to play with," says former Major League Baseball player Darryl Strawberry. "The devil will put a choke hold on you. He will strangle you if you're not equipped. I learned that early when I got into ministry."