Esther Laurie is a staff writer at ChurchLeaders.com. Her background is in communication and church ministry. She believes in the power of the written word and the beauty of transformation and empowering others. When she’s not working, she loves running, exploring new places and time with friends and family. It’s her goal to work the word ‘whimsy’ into most conversations.
When Paige Patterson was fired from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) last year, many questions arose. Now we are getting more details about Patterson's questionable actions through a lawsuit.
The summer season often brings with it disconnect, lack of volunteers, and the struggle to connect with kids regularly. Many kids’ pastors I talk to express their frustrations and discontent with the way ministry happens over the summer months. Discover ideas to stay on track for summer in kidmin.
Understanding world religions is important for every believer, especially since Christianity is declining in the Western world. This week, Dr. Irving Hexham challenges some of our assumptions about sharing our faith and explains why Christians can be hopeful, even in a post-Christian culture.