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5 Attacks of the Enemy on Christian Workers These Days

The enemy has always sought to turn our attention away from reaching non-believers, discipling new believers, and planting healthy churches.

4 Types of Anonymous Critics

Anonymous critics comes with leadership. In my experience, if you aren’t receiving any criticism — you probably aren’t leading.

Why Every Leader Must Understand Cultural Context

Is our cultural context as Christ-followers more like God’s people living in Israel or more like God’s people living in Babylon? How one answers that question will impact how one responds to the world around us.

What Happen When We Pray for One Another? 7 Staggering Things!

Praying for one another is part and parcel of the Christian life. Paul told the Ephesians to pray for one another and asked them to pray for him. Here's what happens when we pray for one another.

Steps to Peace With God? Maybe It’s the Shoes!

We were taught to ask, “have you made peace with God” and “have you experienced the peace of God in your life?” It often seems one generation’s emphasis is the next generation’s neglect.

Death Leads to the Good Life

It is one of the foundational paradoxes of grace. You cannot understand God’s work of redemption if you don’t pursue this theological paradox: Death leads to life.

Developing a Strategic Plan for Your Church

This is the second in a series of four artciles on developing a strategic plan for your church. Gavin Adams guides us through the process.

4 Reasons Every Church Needs Senior Saints Ministry – And IN Ministry

Sometimes senior saints question their usefulness in the church as they age. That’s unfortunate because they’re an essential part of the body of Christ. Here are four reasons every local church needs them.

8 Elements Common to Answered Prayers

Our God tells us what to ask for, and even when we ask amiss, he grants us only that which is good for us and for his glory. Today we examine another stanza from Psalm 119 that tells us how to know what requests to make of God for answered prayers.

What Is Christian Meditation?

I propose the following definition: Christian meditation is the focused contemplation of the renewed mind upon the treasury of divine truth.

4 Steps To Launch a New Ministry in Your Church

A verse comes to mind. “Do not despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin”. (‭‭Zechariah‬ ‭4:10‬ ‭NLT‬‬) I have found, however, that to launch a new ministry is often easier than we think.

James Emery White: Satan’s Winning Strategy

A recent Gallup report found similar results with only 58% believing, down from 71% just two decades ago. And if you're the Devil, this is a winning strategy.

Disabling the Idolatry of Ableism

Ableism is ungodly preferential treatment which exalts the able-bodied and dehumanizes the physically less capable.

Bad Church Stewardship Ideas: 4 Mistakes Churches Make

Change can be hard. Evaluate where you are honestly, and consider these church stewardship ideas. Then take the next faithful step toward teaching your church how to be more generous.

Two Reasons Why Our Evangelism Isn’t Working

Our evangelism isn't working. While a person’s response to Christ is ultimately a matter that rests in God’s sovereign hands—something we have no control over—a person’s hearing of the gospel is a matter we do have control over and responsibility for.

I Stand by the Door

"Nothing else matters compared to helping them find it, and open it, and walk in, and find Him. So I stand by the door." And so should we all.

Beware of the Sizzle of Miracles

Far too many Christians are more excited about the sizzle of miracles than the steak of salvation.

13 Characteristics of the Holy Spirit

The Scripture provides a number of phrases that describe the characteristics of the Holy Spirit.

Most Churches Are Not Ready To Be Ethnically Diverse—Here’s Why

While specific churches are leading the way toward being ethnically diverse, a movement of tens of thousands of churches does not exist. Perhaps we’re at the beginning stages of such a movement.

No More Generations? When Labels Limit and Differences Divide

Pew Research recently published in article in which they shared that they will be moving away from using generation-specific language in sharing their findings with the general public.

Seattle Pacific University Targets LGBTQ Displays With New Policy, Say Critics

The new policy, according to students and faculty who oppose it, is targeting the pro-LGBTQ paraphernalia that has adorned numerous faculty windows and other areas of campus over the last three years.

Arthur Brooks: Why You Don’t Need To Have a Midlife (Ministry)...

Dr. Arthur Brooks joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to share what few people realize about professional decline and how church leaders can make the most of the second half of their lives.

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