The harsh reality of life in a dramatically broken world and what remaining sin does to the hearts of us all.
I want to offer four possibilities for not having wise financial stewardship. Three of them place responsibility on the church for not providing enough support and one places responsibility on the pastor.
There is only one place in Scripture where Paul speaks of his visions and revelations and this trip to heaven. Why didn't he talk about it more?
I have been asked frequently for questions a prospective pastor can ask a church. There are lots of resources for churches who are interviewing their next pastor, but I personally believe the pastor needs to equally interview the church.
If you don't experience leadership stress, you may not be a conscientious leader. But at the same time, true leaders learn how to manage it.
Comparing yourself to others is a zero sum endeavor. It isn’t fair to you, them or the Kingdom, and it's a great way to ensure God’s blessing is removed from your ministry.
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.