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Mothers

Motherhood Is Victory

"We are not bearing children to clear a field for planting, we are bearing children to work the harvest."
church trouble

15 Signs Your Church Is in Trouble

Perry Noble offers a list of warning signs that your church may need help.
Urgent Problems church

4 Urgent Problems the Church Needs to Deal With!

Perry Noble offers a must-read list of problems the church needs to address to be more effective for the Kingdom today.
leader price

5 Prices a Leader Must Be Willing to Pay

The more influential you become as a leader, the greater the spiritual attack.
Encouraging Words

My Best Advice: 12 Encouraging Words for Pastors

"Change a few words around and I’d give this advice to any leader," says Ron Edmondson.

Matt Chandler: Is Church Membership Biblical?

Matt Chandler offers a biblical response to the debate on church membership.

A Reflection on Mars Hill Church and When It’s OK to Quit

Yes, there are times to leave. But there are also times to fight.

The Joy Will Come

I received unexpected news recently. The kind of news that made my heart hurt and tears burn my eyes. I felt the pressure of...

Why We Need a Bigger View of God

Our tendency is to put God at the center of our universe and treat Him as a sort of crystal ball or magic genie...

Journal As a Pathway to Joy

Maybe you’ve never thought of journaling as a spiritual discipline. It’s seemed like something only for the most narcissistic of introverts, or cute for adolescent...

The Way to Find Your Life Is to Lose It

Success is something we place a lot of value on in the culture in which we live. We place a high value on achieving,...

The Fox News Channel Wasn't Good for My Soul

On November 7, 2012, I stopped watching the Fox News Channel (FNC). That might not seem like a big deal if you didn’t know that...

Leadership and Laughter

Last night I was doing my regular Thursday night thing – watching the comedy shows back to back on NBC (like I have for years). I...

Six Ways Your Phone Is Changing You

Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone at Macworld Expo 2007, and I got my first one a year later. I can’t remember life without it. For...

Dare to Be More Than a Copy

The world around us lives by values that are the product of its dominant philosophies such as materialism (“things” matter more than anything), humanism...

Manage Your Time for the Mission of Love

You are always on the clock. There’s no avoiding it. Every human, in every place on the planet, whatever the culture, is subject to the...

The Heaviness of My Heart for Spiritual Awakening In America

I’ve probably been reading too much news lately, and it has created a sense of heaviness in my heart. I tweeted yesterday, “For me, today,...

The Unexpected Answers of God

In John 16:23–24, Jesus makes a stunning, sweeping, glorious promise to us: In that day you will ask nothing of me. Truly, truly, I say to...

Being Generous in Works and Deeds, Too

Writing a check is easy. Perhaps the work of earning the money represented by the check is hard, but in terms of generosity and...

6 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Marriage

1.Begin asking Jesus to reveal where you fall short as a spouse and then begin to work on YOUR PART...as opposed to being the person...
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Jeff Sessions’ Message of Correction to ‘Church Friends’

Attorney General Jeff Sessions used Scripture to defend the Trump administration’s approach to illegal immigrants, which has prosecuted numerous asylum-seeking adults and consequently separated...

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Vince Miller: Mentoring Will Bring Men Back to the Church

“We over-complicate discipleship.  It’s just taking the time and passing on a skill to other people.” - Vince Miller