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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.

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.

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,...

Obama, Beck: Who's a Christian?

What do you think? Is the faith of prominent figures open for public debate?

Driscoll Responds to Rice "Quitting" Christianity

Mark Driscoll responds to Anne Rice's exodus from Christianity.

Chan Answers Questions About Leaving

Chan talks with Mark Driscoll and Josh Harris about leaving Cornerstone.

Where Do You Add the Most Value?

"I fell into the trap of trying to be a 'well-rounded' leader," says Casey Ross.

NIV Revision Nearly Completed

The first revision of the New International Version will begin production very soon.

Methodists Find Four Key Factors for Growth

Scholars say the survey is the first denomination-wide survey of its kind.

The Sin Double-Standard: What Do You Think?

Russell Moore deals with the double-standard of preaching against homosexuality but not divorce.

Beth Moore’s Tweet About Having ‘A Crush’ on Jesus Causes Another...

A July 29 tweet from author and Bible teacher Beth Moore has caused a belated kerfuffle on Twitter. Some are calling Moore blasphemous and irreverent, while others are defending her and are perplexed that her tweet was even controversial. 

Alan Hirsch: The Church Needs To Stop Making Jesus in Its...

Alan Hirsch joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about why he believes the American church is out of alignment with Jesus and what we need to do to put our focus back on him.

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