These commonWhen we start assigning cultural idioms, catchphrases or ideals to Scripture, it's probably time to make sure that what we're sharing is actually from the Bible. In that vein, here are seven phrases and ideas that people commonly mistake for Scripture but actually come from many different sources.
Are you a true Christian? Consider these challenges from J.C. Ryle, who invites every reader to join him in calm, searching self-examination over this important question.
I’m a preacher’s kid, so growing up, I sat on a church pew every time the doors were open (and they were hard wooden things back then). And my Mom taught me many important lessons about church.
Maybe understanding Sodom and Gomorrah has less to do with finger-pointing and judgment and more to do with opening our eyes to our own penchant for materialism and greed, and our personal need for the grace of Christ.
The prayers of Paul for God's people are a fascinating study. It's interesting to observe the requests Paul makes because he is very focused on people's hearts and minds being conformed to Christ.
Thomas Watson has some timeless advice for helping us to glorify God in our lives. This list was first printed in 1692 in his bestselling classic, A Body of Practical Divinity.
Here are some Christian memes that even your mother would love. They are simply too relatable. Share them with a friend!
Here are 15 Billy Graham quotes about hope to remind you of the hope we have in Christ our Savior. The first one: “The will of God will not take us where the grace of God cannot sustain us.”
Give your morning devotions these five major upgrades, and you will likely see a big difference in the grace you see flowing into your life during those quiet hours.
These spiritual gifts memes illustrate what really should NOT be on the list of spiritual gifts. We might be thinking of these qualities a little too highly...without realizing it!
Here are 21 of the best quotes from C.S. Lewis in his book Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis' masterpiece on the Christian life. Plus download Mere Christianity for free.
As we celebrate Independence Day, we look at what some of our founding fathers said about faith.
Have you fallen for one of these superstitious church-growth myths?
'Tis the season to bless your pastor! These pastor gift ideas are sure to please.
Watch the video to learn more about the history of this song. And then check out the entire lyrics to this powerful song by Placide Cappeau.
Seriously, though, unless you are stone broke, get your pastor(s) something besides a hug and a handshake.
Witches, ghouls and ghosts? Or an opportunity to open your door to your neighbor? The holiday with a bad rep is almost here. Eleven Christian leaders answer the question, "Should Christian Celebrate Halloween?
Now and then, there are situations in church...let's say awkward moments...that are just unavoidable. Here's a short list of 'em.
"In my coaching practice, I use Myers-Briggs Types to help leaders become more effective by helping them become more self-aware and overcome their blind spots."
The best blogs we've found to encourage and strengthen women in ministry.