After being in prayer ministry for over 25 years, I have been in hundreds of prayer rooms in churches of every stripe. There are three basic types or prayer rooms I would like to address today...
Each person and every ministry team they’re leading is important and their team’s operations can have an impact on the church’s future. But when it comes to Sundays, some teams have a more critical role in helping or hindering church growth than others.
Security. As a culture, we make every effort possible and spend billions of dollars in our attempts to be “secure.” There are alarms on...
Certainly, this post was at least partly prompted by the incredible number of sad, tragic, and horrific events in my denomination. For sure, the brutal...
If anyone could address the issue of hypocritical religiosity, it was Paul, a Jew of the Jews, a Pharisee—one of the insiders who became a true Christian and an apostle.
Characteristics of Effective Prayer One very important condition for effective prayer is to be committed to walking out a lifestyle of righteousness before God and...
Have you ever tried loving your spouse according to Jesus’ new commandment, given in John 15:12?
So as a church leader you have a desire to reach new people with the good news of Jesus. But how do you know your church is really finally (truly) reaching the unchurched?
Dear Prayer Warriors and Intercessors for America, In June 2018, all across America and beyond, we are calling prayer warriors and prayer intercessors for America...
For a church to grow, it is important to have the systems and all the programmatic functions in place. If not, you will experience expansion and contraction.
Don’t most conservative denominations, after all, welcome members who have been divorced into the fellowship? Why do evangelicals single out one sexual teaching over another?
When we direct repentance toward a person we have offended, we often call it an apology. For this reason, Christians should be better at apologizing than anyone else.
There is often confusion surrounding introverts—here are 7 simple steps for ways to engage introverts.
Many people have slipped into the mindset that evangelism is a gift that some believers have and others do not. The reality is that when someone becomes reconciled to God, He sends them out to reconcile others. That’s not a gift—we all have the responsibility to take Christ to others.
This is the power of sisterhood: women watching women do hard and good things, thus enabling us to do more hard and good things.
Only the strongest can subject themselves to others.
In what ways would your experience today be different—maybe radically different—if you learned to let go of the past and decided to stop worrying about the future?
As a survivor of severe physical and sexual abuse I was destined for self-destruction even though I was born again.
The church is a body, not a business—an organism, not an organization. It’s alive. If a church is not growing, it is dying.
Pretending to be someone they’re not is fun for my kids, but even as adults we do a very similar thing, don’t we? As adults, we often put on “masks” trying to be someone different. Unlike our kids though, it’s not a good thing!