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Whose Purpose in Your Suffering Will Prevail?

If we recognize God’s sovereignty even over Satan’s work, it changes our perspective about our lives and suffering. Satan and God intend the same suffering for entirely different purposes, but God’s purpose triumphs.

R.C. Sproul: We’re Called to Make Disciples, Not Simply Converts

Discipleship in the biblical sense involves walking with the teacher and learning from his words, but it is more than that. Christians are called to make disciples, not just converts.

10 Steps To Immediate Church Growth (That Most Churches Won’t Take)

What if I gave you a list of 10 things that any church could do that would bring almost immediate renewal and growth?

7 Inspirational Leadership Lessons From Georgia Bulldogs Quarterback Stetson Bennett IV

On Jan 10, the Georgia Bulldogs defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide to win the NCAA football championship. The game’s most iconic moment was Bulldogs quarterback Stetson Bennett IV’s emotional reaction to the victory.

5 Ways You May Be Destroying Your Marriage

Is your marriage falling apart? A good marriage doesn't collapse all at once, but deteriorates slowly. Here are 5 ways you could be destroying your marriage without realizing it.

The FIRST STEP in Church Revitalization May Shock You

It’s deciding what’s important. Asking questions such as, why we are a church? What would God have us to do as one? Church revitalization means changing the focus from “us” to “them."

4 Things That Caused the Early Church to Spread Like Wildfire

If we look closely at Acts 1:1–14, we can find four characteristics of the early church that we can apply to our own lives.

The Power of the Simple G.O.S.P.E.L.

The simple Gospel changes everything. Here's an acrostic that has been used to train millions of teenagers and adults to minister to others with the life changing message of Jesus.

How Can We Be Filled With the Holy Spirit?

How can we be filled with the Holy Spirit? How can we experience an outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon our church and ourselves that fills us with indomitable joy and frees us, and empowers us, to love those around us in ways so authentic that they are won to Christ?

5 Things Christians Fear (but Shouldn’t)

Fear and uncertainty are completely normal. Universally speaking, success comes when you push past your reservations, take a risk and run headlong into the unknown. Here are five things Christians fear that might be prohibiting their freedom and effectiveness.

7 Laws of Service in the Kingdom

If we want to follow Jesus, we must know his Kingdom law. In fact, there are seven laws—non-negotiable elements, iron-clad principles—regarding serving in the Kingdom of God.

Spiritual Habits: The Lord Speaks

"There are words to be heard, and lives to be lifted. Let’s get on with it, Jesus. I’m sorry for getting lost on the side trails again. I love that you love me, and that you speak. I embrace the seasons of silence, too. I know they come with the territory."

R.C. Sproul: We Cannot Love God if We Do Not Love His Word

It seems so much more exciting to live with a freewheeling openness to the leading of the Holy Spirit rather than practicing the laborious discipline of mastering His Word, but if we want to do the will of the Father, we need to study the Word of the Father.

If You Have No Sin, Go Ahead and Point out Everyone Else’s

Do you ever notice that we are often a bunch of pots and kettles pointing out the flaws in others that we are just as guilty of ourselves? 

We Remember Dr. King’s Message but Have We Missed His Point?

Nearly every schoolchild can tell you Dr. King “had a dream,” but perhaps only one in ten can articulate that dream.

I Prayed the Wrong Way for Years—I Learned This Secret and Everything Changed

If I’m being honest, prayer is one of the places where I struggle the most in my walk with God.

Dad, What’s Your Vision for Your Family?

When God made the family, he started by giving it a man — to lead it, to direct it, and to guide it. This wasn’t by accident, but by design.

Why People Leave and How to Help Them Return to the Church

One of the biggest mission fields may be in your church every week.

Your Husband’s Pornography Problem Is Not About You

Your husband’s pornography problem is about one thing. It’s about how sin is always crouching at our door, waiting to devour us. Pornography is such a quick and easy temptation, and it’s everywhere.

J.C. Ryle: Why Do Christians Get Sick?

"Let us turn aside for a few moments, and consider why Christians get sick. The consideration will not hasten its coming, and by God’s blessing may teach us wisdom."

Korn Guitarist Clarifies That He’s Still a Christian, Says Media Used...

Korn guitarist Brian Welch posted a video last month titled “Am I Still A Christian?” The two minute video addressed a podcast interview he did with Machine Head’s Rob Flynn in March of last year.

Mike Cosper: What ‘The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill’ Means...

Mike Cosper joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share his experience creating the "The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill" and his thoughts on what church leaders should take away from the series.

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