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A Great Message Isn't Enough

"No matter how life-changing your message may be, if no one’s listening, you’ve failed," says Phil Cooke.

Is the "Sinner’s Prayer" Essential to Salvation?

Larry Moyer discusses the hotly debated essentials for salvation.

Leading from Your Strengths

In every ministry, God has 'placed' people alongside us who can naturally do things we can’t do.

Preaching On Divorce

Advice on the best way to approach the delicate subject of divorce in preaching.

Silent Suffering: Pastors and Depression

Many pastors suffer from depression in their high-profile, high-stress positions.

Where Were You on 9/11?

Our world changed on September 11, 2001. Where were you when you first heard the news?

Study: Pastors Work Longer Hours

According to a new study by LifeWay Research, full-time senior pastors tend to work 55 hours or more per week.

New Church Staff Positions by 2020?

Sam Rainer postulated that churches will develop new and diverse staff positions by the year 2020.

Sun Stand Still

Believing God for the impossible begins with seeing the invisible.

Preaching: Too Deep vs. Too Shallow

If sin separates people from God, we can’t be afraid to preach about it, says Craig Groeschel.

When Churches Lie

Truth in marketing matters because God doesn’t need exaggerated or false publicity. It matters because God is not a liar.

The Risk of Staying

Blaine Hogan, Creative Producer at Willow Creek, asks if leaving is the right thing—or the easy thing?

LifeWay: Most Pastors Think Negatively of Islam

A majority of Protestant pastors have a negative view of Islam.

Research: Religion Losing Influence

Americans currently say religion is losing its influence on American life.

Help Your Spouse Survive Church Transitions

"If you can't get your family on the same page, the church transition experience will be miserable."

7 Traits of a Great Team Member

Ron Edmondson shares seven traits that make up a healthy ministry team.

What Would Jesus Do: Burn the Koran or Eat With His Muslim Neighbors?

It’s a simple question: What would Jesus do? Would he burn the Koran or eat with his Muslim neighbors? You may have heard about the person...

Why Do Leaders Refuse To Admit They Are Wrong?

Four Reasons… #1 – Pride – So many churches and ministries have been derailed because the leader KNEW he was wrong but refused to...

Update: U.S. "Religious Intolerance" Denounced

9/8/10 According to The New York Times, a summit meeting was held between Christian, Muslim, and Jewish leaders over what participants called "the derision, misinformation,...

The Horizontal Dimension of Personal Breakthroughs

This is the third and final video John Piper made before his leave. It is about experiencing spiritual breakthroughs through the gifts...

Flamy Grant Welcomed by Virginia Baptist Church; Protestor Holds Up Sign:...

Flamy Grant, the drag queen who attended this year’s Dove Awards alongside Derek Webb (Caedmon’s Call) and Grace Baldridge (Semler), performed at a Baptist church in Virginia on Saturday.

Matt Chandler, Part 2: How Parents Can Make the Most of...

Matt Chandler joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to share how parents can use time, moments and milestones to point their children to the goodness of God.

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