A prophetic word, also known as a “word of knowledge,” is a prophecy given by a worshiper for the congregation.
What Is the Church And why are the reforming markers of the church (preaching and ordinances) so crucial for understanding what the church is? The church...
“If you want to be creative, you have to risk failure," Alan Hirsch argues.
“Christianity is not a white man’s religion—and don’t let anyone ever tell you that it’s white or black. Christ belongs to all people. He belongs to the whole world."
In my first several years of pastoral ministry, I asked myself “What should I be doing?” more often than I can count.
What marketplace ministry can teach us about the Kingdom and what the Kingdom can teach marketplace ministry.
An effective new member class is a gift. It provides front-end assimilation. It gets people involved in ministry. It moves them to groups and to wise stewardship.
While it’s true that the Lord chastens whom He loves, it is not true that those who receive the chastening appreciate it the way they should.
Check these markers of leading on the defensive, and see if any characterize you.
Leaders who pretend nothing needs to change end up being the blacksmith in the era of the automobile, Sears in the age of Amazon, or Kodak in an Instagram culture.
You see, when it comes to our money, we all operate in two major categories: a “first and best” category and a “good enough” category.
The reason most viral verses are going viral has little to do with the actual meaning of the verse itself.
We are called to preach the same message with the same purpose. All around us—in the streets where we walk and very often sitting in the pews as we preach—are people who are slaves to Satan, self and sin.
Here are 6 of the biggest misconceptions about the Bible, which form a lasting (and false) impression about God.
Can men learn from women writers? Tim Challies thinks so, and he doesn't believe that viewpoint is at odds with his adherence to complementarianism.
If you are pastoring a small church, I want to encourage and challenge you with one simple plea: Don’t spend so much time trying to become big that you miss what you can only learn when you’re small.
Every Christian should be equipped with the knowledge of prophetic Scriptures, and we need the guardians of the faith to pass along this knowledge.
When you think of heroes of the Bible, these names might not come to mind readily.
You start with leadership. Everything rises and falls on leadership. I see churches in great locations that struggle because of bad leadership.
When we make excuses to avoid God's calling, there is oftentimes something deeper than disobedience happening.