There seems to be a major disconnect among us regarding the importance of our physical condition.
God brought something out of nothing, he brought order out of chaos and it wasn't because had to, it was because he wanted to.
The senior leader at your church is gung-ho over a project...but he or she is the only one excited about it.
We pray about unbelief. We pray about blatant sin. We pray about apathy. We should also pray about stupidity, because it affects us more than we often realize.
Pastor and church leaders: You do not want to live and work where there is an absence of criticism.
Last weekend I was not scheduled to teach in our adult services at Mariners Church so I volunteered to teach Sunday morning in our...
The honesty that is shared in this video about the atrocity of racism is a needed word for our time… and all time.
As Christians, for some unknown reason, we have decided that we must have a clear position on every issue and situation. Our theology reflects this.
Let’s be generous with our appreciation.
“You know who pays the bills at the church.”
If you want to see what a predominantly Christian culture looks like, take a trip through the Bible Belt. But do it soon. Even the Bible Belt is becoming increasingly post-Christian.
I’ve worked with churches where I saw staff members hurrying around past people. One was a frantic children’s minister. The other was a worship leader with other things on his mind. My advice: "Slow down!"
All churches have leadership challenges, regardless of size. Small churches are not easier to lead than large churches. Large churches are not easier to grow than small churches. But they are different.
Comparing ourselves to other people can be such a subtle sin because it’s all internal.
How do we improve our self without becoming consumed by self (self-absorbed)?
We often seek perfection, whether we realize it or not, but we must remember that there are some things even Jesus left unfixed.
“The church should just preach the gospel.” Well, should it?
We must intentionally invest in those we lead. It will take a shift from organizational growth and maintenance for many of us, but the end result is worth it.
"Many people struggle with what to say to the grief-stricken."
“Almost all my understanding of what made America great is because of efforts and the work ethic of people like me,” Matt Chandler says in a video addressing white privilege in America.