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6 Leadership Quotes and Lessons From Marvel’s ‘Eternals’

While Marvel's new movie "Eternals" did not receive great reviews, it does offer a powerful lessons for leaders. Here's what it is, along with six other great quotes from the movie.

One Reason I’m Not Faithful in Evangelism

One reason we tend to be bad at evangelism is because we often try to call people to the grace of Jesus while at the same time being judgmental against them in our hearts.

3 Vital Needs for a Thriving Church

Every organization has three basic needs. This philosophy resonates with me and, based on my experience, I can see how it relates to a thriving church, business, or a non-profit.

The Fruit of Patience

We live in a culture that is consumed by instant gratification. In the midst of that, here's how to cultivate the spiritual fruit of patience in your life.

Best Analogy of the Existence of the Invisible God I’ve Ever Heard

My daughter-in-law sent me this story by Hungarian writer Útmutató a Léleknek. It is the best analogy of the existence of the invisible God that I have ever heard.

Three Ways We Go Wrong When Discussing Homosexuality

Historically, we in the church haven’t done a great job in discussing homosexuality, and we’ve done an even worse job caring for those experiencing this. If we look humbly and open-mindedly at what the Bible says, then...

Faith Over Feelings: What Are You Led By?

What are you led by? What directs your decisions, actions, words, and thoughts? Is it your faith over feelings?

How to Witness to Family Members at Thanksgiving

We don’t have to be Jedi-master evangelists to be agents of the gospel among those we know best. Here's how to witness to family members.

8 Thoughts That Help Me Trust God When I Don’t Understand

Here are 8 thoughts for when you don't understand what God is doing in your life.

Post Traumatic Church Disorder: 12 Symptoms and 5 Treatments

Just below the surface, it affects daily interactions, vision casting and strategic planning. It affects how we relate to God and how we relate to others. I call it Post Traumatic Church Disorder.

Operation Christmas Child: Shoeboxes Open Doors and Hearts for the Gospel in Liberia

Through Operation Christmas Child and The Greatest Journey, communities are uniting, families are hearing the Gospel, and once-closed villages are inviting Christians to talk about God’s love.

Our Most Destructive Assumption About Heaven

Of all the misconceptions we have about Heaven, which is the most destructive? That’s a difficult and important question to tackle.

Why I Attend Church

In a culture that minimizes commitment and maximizes self-indulgence, I have learned the precious gift of church attendance or, more specifically, the church gathered. I do not see church attendance as a burden or legalistic commitment.

7 Lessons Learned in a Time of Leadership Transition

Whatever leadership transition you may face, know that God is presently, actively, and personally working in, around, and through you. He is always worthy. You are always valuable.

The Mathematics of Derailing Spiritually

According to Scripture, the only way we can live a full and fruitful life in the here and now is to remain fixated on Jesus. If we fix our gaze on anything else, we're in danger of spiritually derailing.

8 Reasons Why People Aren’t Coming Back — from a Secret Shopper

Why do people decide not to come back to church? Whether I’m working with a church plant of 60 people or a megachurch of over 15,000, some things are universally important.

Facebook Is Now Meta: What It Means for Churches

The parent company Facebook has announced that it will become Meta. Here are three things that churches should be considering in the new metaverse.

Costi Hinn: 5 Reasons I Hate the Prosperity Gospel

Hate is a strong word. People today hate a lot of things, but we must ensure we’re hating the right things. The prosperity gospel is one of them.

12 Reasons Our Marriages and Homes Are Vulnerable to the Enemy’s Attacks

It’s no secret that Satan aims his arrows at families. Today, our marriages are often more vulnerable to attack because our churches haven’t helped much. Here are some reasons for our vulnerability.

5 Truths for Ministering to Those with Mental Illness

Dealing with mental illness well is essential in the modern church. I believe we’re just at the beginning of what God wants to do through the church to minister to those with mental health challenges.

Report: Holocaust Denial Persists on Facebook One Year After Push to...

A new report from the Anti-Defamation League shows that while Facebook has removed major Holocaust denial posts on its platform, gaps in enforcing its ban remain one year after it went into effect.

Gerardo Martí: What Pastors Need to Learn From the Collapse of...

Dr. Gerardo Martí joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to discuss Robert H. Schuller's remarkable success with the Crystal Cathedral—and why Schuller's influential ministry collapsed so suddenly.

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