Dealing with ways of dealing with depression? I believe clinical depression is an epidemic that is taking the world by storm.
The idol of busyness is one Christians are particularly bent toward worshipping, and busyness can also become the shield we use to protect ourselves from adding unwanted appointments to our calendars.
Edison Mateo Van Eerden was born in Ecuador, where he was abandoned, and discarded with the trash. He was born with Down Syndrome. His moving story demonstrates the blessings that come from Down Syndrome adoption.
Revitalization can be one of the toughest faith challenges a pastor will face in his ministry.
Many churches have leaders who understand the urgent need for change. Some of them grasp that, without a turnaround, the church will die.
Former President Jimmy Carter identifies as an evangelical Christian, a fact he’s proud of. Growing up in a Baptist church in Plains, Georgia, Jimmy...
Don’t neglect your family for the ministry or destroy your ministry for temporary pleasures of the world.
Pastors often ask me, "Should I stay in this church or move on?" or "I’m struggling with my elder board, is it time for me to leave?" These are really big questions, and they’re situation-specific.
Could it be that some of your greatest ministry failures weren’t an accident?
Wade out in the shallow end at first. Gradually take us into the deep.
"Attention prominent White pastor: If you want to avoid controversy, do not preach sermons on race at large evangelical conferences."
David Platt read from Amos 5:18-27 to begin his message at this year's Together for the Gospel conference. The problem God addresses in this...
When it comes to qualification for ministry, ordination should carry much more weight and provide much greater evidence of a man’s readiness for service in the church than any seminary degree.
In an effort to head into summer with some momentum, here are seven things to do in the next eight weeks.
"Don’t expect others to do for you what only you—by God’s grace—can do."
New churches are, statistically speaking, the most effective means for bringing in new believers
Is evangelism a thing of the past for the American church? It makes one wonder when 51% of churchgoers are unfamiliar with the term...
A seminary graduate looks at the benefits and dangers of a seminary education in this discussion with Matt Chandler.
"Don’t think you deserve a bigger ministry than you have."
How do I preach in a time like this? How do I preach when I don’t feel like it? And am I being a big ol’ hypocrite to do so?