The great lesson of a little-read passage in the Old Testament prophet Micah teaches us that lament is a very good thing.
If anyone had a side hustle or a gig, it was the Anglican priest and hymn writer John Mason Neale, who wrote "O Come, O Come Emmanuel."
Every week I see images of full churches and read about how God is moving in churches across the world. I see pictures of baptisms and crowds. And I need to fight covetousness.
Though this article is not exhaustive, it is a helpful checklist to help you quickly detect spiritual abuse so that you can make the wisest decision in response to it — flee or fight back.
Comedian John Crist shows what it would be like to go to “Virtual Reality Church,” where Christians can tailor their Sunday morning experiences to their every whim.
As an introvert, I could sit in my study all day and read, pray and work on my computer, and I would be pretty content.
The harsh reality of life in a dramatically broken world and what remaining sin does to the hearts of us all.
I want to offer four possibilities for not having wise financial stewardship. Three of them place responsibility on the church for not providing enough support and one places responsibility on the pastor.
There is only one place in Scripture where Paul speaks of his visions and revelations and this trip to heaven. Why didn't he talk about it more?
I have been asked frequently for questions a prospective pastor can ask a church. There are lots of resources for churches who are interviewing their next pastor, but I personally believe the pastor needs to equally interview the church.
If you don't experience leadership stress, you may not be a conscientious leader. But at the same time, true leaders learn how to manage it.
Comparing yourself to others is a zero sum endeavor. It isn’t fair to you, them or the Kingdom, and it's a great way to ensure God’s blessing is removed from your ministry.
Some churches will meet and exceed their budgets this year. But there are far more churches (maybe yours?) who will “just get by” or who won’t reach their church budget this year.
What is Calvinism? Those who are reformed like to think of it as biblical Christianity.
Here are a few things I have learned in the past 38 years on how to write a sermon.
A consequence of having four records of the same life is that there are many overlapping sections among accounts and many opportunities for narratives to differ from each other. This fact has some people asking "Is the Bible reliable?"
Have you ever heard someone say that “Catholics believe they are re-sacrificing Jesus” in the Catholic Mass?
In order to delight and meditate on the law of the Lord, we must understand correctly what Scripture actually says. So how is our Bible interpretation?
If you’re aware of what they are, you’re much less likely to fall into one of these traps of hurtful and unproductive thought patterns.
On November 28, 2018, Christian musician Natalie Grant testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the topic of sex trafficking.