"I urge preachers to turn up the dial a notch."
Relationships are crucial to leading your church well. It can be easy to get caught up in using your administrative skills while leading your church. From...
Pastor Erwin McManus urges Christians to find "the barbarian way" of following Jesus.
Nothing tells the tale on us more than the place we give to prayer, whether personally or in the worship services.
One of the problems I struggled with for years in leadership was taking every leadership triumph or setback so personally.
Here are 7 good reasons to make a habit of regularly attending Sunday school or small group.
I believe the baptism of the Holy Spirit is the believer’s immersion into the life of the Spirit.
What things do you currently regard as of the absolute essence of church—things without which you could not imagine church being ‘real church’.
What the Church needs today is not junk food, but the kind of food and drink that can truly satisfy hungry and thirsty souls. What the Church needs today is food and drink that comes through the clear, undiluted preaching of the Word of God. Find out more about how to raise up faithful preachers.
He bore all these Pharisaic woes of ours to exhaust [the] curse on the Cross.
Good leaders don’t intentionally frustrate people, but the process of guiding change can (and will) be frustrating at times.
In too many cases, we prepare hard and pray little over our sermons or lessons. For the rest of this week, I challenge you to spend more time praying before you preach or teach.
Can we address God generally in prayer? Should we only pray to the Father in the name of Jesus? Is it right to pray to directly to Jesus? Is it right to pray directly to the Holy Spirit?
We must find hope in the words of Scripture that point to the promise of God’s completed work in us.
I have learned that God will use trials to deepen my prayers.
The people who attend your church are incredibly busy, but they make time for the things they care about. They show up to the things they think are important and value the most.
Attending a funeral for a friend is hard. Speaking at it is even harder. When sharing at a funeral, here are a few things to keep in mind.
I’m convinced that the one thing that will change everything about your life for the positive is establishing a daily quiet time with God.
Prayer isn’t a magic formula that instantly and easily fixes everything.
This is not natural. It cannot be done in the flesh. It’s supernatural and doable only by God’s Spirit.