Some churches will meet and exceed their budgets this year. But there are far more churches (maybe yours?) who will “just get by” or who won’t reach their church budget this year.
What is Calvinism? Those who are reformed like to think of it as biblical Christianity.
Here are a few things I have learned in the past 38 years on how to write a sermon.
A consequence of having four records of the same life is that there are many overlapping sections among accounts and many opportunities for narratives to differ from each other. This fact has some people asking "Is the Bible reliable?"
Have you ever heard someone say that “Catholics believe they are re-sacrificing Jesus” in the Catholic Mass?
In order to delight and meditate on the law of the Lord, we must understand correctly what Scripture actually says. So how is our Bible interpretation?
If you’re aware of what they are, you’re much less likely to fall into one of these traps of hurtful and unproductive thought patterns.
On November 28, 2018, Christian musician Natalie Grant testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the topic of sex trafficking.
We at Southeastern Seminary have an incredible preaching faculty, including Danny Akin, Jim Shaddix, Scott Pace, Dwayne Milioni and Ronjour Locke. Actually, while I had...
In the following video, Tim Tebow shares his heart behind his philanthropic work in the Philippines.
God’s servants are well within their rights to pray, “Father, let these people know You are God in this place—and that I’m Your servant!”
Unless you’re one of those people who is into arcane prophecy and end-times speculation, why should you preach the book of Ezekiel? Here are three reasons.
Yet another pastor committed suicide. But this time, he was my close friend. And so I keep asking myself: How do I make sense of this?
According to some estimates, anywhere from 4,000 to 7,000 local congregations die each year. Leadership Journal maintains that 340,000 churches in America have plateaued, are declining or are on the verge of death.
Mary and Joseph were some of the first people who anticipated Jesus' earthly arrival. You could say they experienced their own season of advent, or waiting.
It's understandable that a pastor might have a desire to "measure up" to famous preachers. But it's essential in our culture of celebrity preachers for pastors simply to be who God has called them to be.
I love church and think churches are in good company if the members feel "mediocre" when they compare themselves to the world. Rather than trying to be like the world, stick to what matters most. Preach well, pray well and love well.
“Not only are you missing out on life, but we are turning away our children by the droves because our lives are not the adventure they see in Scripture."
Satan has a file on you, and he is working it every minute of every day to make sure you fall.
Here's why we should just stop categorizing these Greek words for love as fundamentally and essentially different kinds or qualities of love.