Articles for Outreach & Missions

Articles for Outreach & Missions

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What If the Church Was the Church?

What if the Church Was the Church?

What does it look like to be the salt of the earth? For one thing, it might look like Christians welcoming sinners and eating with them.
I Trusted God and My Life Fell Apart

I Trusted God and My Life Fell Apart

A lot of times Christians tell converts if they trust God everything will work out. Shouldn't we be telling them if they trust God their life could fall apart?
12 Reasons the Gospel Should Be Preached in Every Sermon

12 Reasons Preaching the Gospel Should Be in Every Sermon

The greatest preachers in history have had the blood-stained cross of Christ and the empty tomb of our risen Savior as central to their sermons.
Should I Be Allowed To Check My Spouses Phone?

Should I Be Allowed to Check My Spouse’s Phone?

When a spouse is defensive or secretive about his/her phone, it’s usually a symptom of some kind of unhealthy behavior.
How to Know if You Should Marry Him marriage

Should I Marry Him?

Character, faith and priorities matter far more than appearance, income and emotions.
The 4 Biggest Myths about Emotions You Probably Learned in Church

The 4 Biggest Myths About Emotions You Probably Learned in Church

Here are 4 dangerous myths about emotions that you probably learned in church.
How To Start A Discipleship Group

How to Start a Discipleship Group (D-Group)

Some of the best times to start a Discipleship Group (D-Group) are after the start of a new school year (usually in August) and after the first of a new year.
Caring for a Friend with a History of Promiscuity and/or Abortion

Caring for a Friend With a History of Promiscuity and/or Abortion

What does the process of redemption and restoration look like for a person scarred by a past that includes multiple sex partners and abortions?
How to Love a Prodigal Son or Daughter

How to Love a Prodigal Son or Daughter

For many parents right now watching their kids slowly transition away from the church, it can be all too common to experience feelings of confusion, fear and a lingering sense of failure.
Prostitutes, Mistresses, and the Messiah: Seven Great Women of Ill Repute

Prostitutes, Mistresses and the Messiah: Seven Great Women of Ill Repute

A strange thread runs through the most prominent women associated with Jesus...
The Danger of Premature Success

The Danger of Premature Success

Don't let a drive for success in ministry keep you from the work God has called you to.

Examples of Mental Anguish and Depression in the Bible

If you are reading this while depressed, don’t believe the lie that you are alone, or that God doesn’t understand how you are feeling.
5 Positive Insights to Help You Lead Negative People

5 Positive Insights to Help You Lead Negative People

Those who love the vision, are positive and want what’s best for the big picture are easier to lead. That doesn’t mean there are no disagreements along the way, that’s natural, but vision overrides opinion and progress wins the day.
When the Church Wounds You

When the Church Wounds You

Being in a ministry is a wonderful privilege and joy. And it is also an exhausting and painful experience.
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Less Than Holy Matrimony

There are four foundational truths the Bible teaches about true marriage.
The Divine Son of Man

The Divine Son of Man

Daniel 7 does more than give the Son of Man an exalted human identity. It also presents the Son of Man as a man with a divine identity.
If I Were The Devil

If I Were the Devil

Life is war! Our enemy is powerful, cunning, experienced and supernatural. His minions are multitudinous. His ways are devious and destructive.
Christian, You Are Not the Center of the Universe

Christian, You Are Not the Center of the Universe & It’s Not All About...

There is an assumption that God’s work in the world lives or dies with the status of American cultural Christianity. I've got new for you: It's not all about you!
6 High-Yield New Year’s Resolutions Every Leader Should Make

6 High-Yield New Year’s Resolutions Every Leader Should Make

There are some goals that every leader could benefit from accomplishing.
Ten Reasons I Am Optimistic About The Church in 2019

Ten Reasons I Am Optimistic About the Church in 2019

Despite the tough reality many congregations face today, I remain an obnoxious optimist as we move into 2019.
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