Could the Atlanta housing situation (or lack thereof) be helped by a ministry? Yes, yes it can.
We can’t just disciple potential young leaders, we have to release them.
Done correctly, biblical pastoral ministry is inherently theological because, unlike secular counselors, psychologists and social workers, pastors deal with the eternal and spiritual nature of things.
There is no exemption from marriage struggles, whether internal or external. Laying claim to the calling of God forces us to dig deeper down into the work of Christ to grab the anchor that holds fast when all around is messy.
The last thing you want as a leader is to have your best days behind you. But it happens all the time, long before a...
It turns out that Captain Marvel models healthy aspects of biblical womanhood. In Carol Danvers, we find echoes of many positive, heroic and godly women.
In a recent speech at New York University, lawyer and former gymnast Rachael Denhollander revealed that her childhood experiences in church set the stage for her later victimization by Larry Nassar.
While meetings can be an useful tool to push the mission of your church forward, sloppy meetings can be a total waste of time for your team and for the church as a whole. Some common problems that I’ve seen creep into churches with too many unfocused meetings are that:
The crowds that show up at our churches are, for the most part, spectators and miracle-seekers. They are not looking for the spiritual growth that comes from the Word of God and the inspiration of the Holy Spirit.
Just try not smiling as you watch it...just you try.
There is an old word that describes going to war and killing sin. Mortify it. When you see that word, it means, kill zone. DEFCON 1. Going nuclear. Annihilation. Is this the posture of your heart toward your sin?
The leadership will set the tone of the community’s discipleship culture, setting the example of the church body’s “personality.” So whatever you want to see, that is what you must be.
We love to lead when the sun is shining and the wind is at our back, but life and leadership don’t always go that way.
Don’t be deceived, “spiritual pride is the worst sort of pride.”
You won’t need to make significant changes in your church to empower parents and guardians to become disciple-makers in their home.
What should Christians wear to Sunday service, particularly in the morning, which is traditionally more formal? Is this question even worth talking about? I'd like to offer a few thoughts on this topic here.
“One person came out of her way to greet me in the sanctuary.” In this case, the spy was already seated in the worship center—but the church had greeters stationed there to greet anyone they didn’t know.
“Cultural blindness is harmful to the church’s witness in the world.”
Stay away from these deadly sins and have your next guest preaching opportunity go better than you ever imagined!
It has been said the difference between ordinary and extraordinary is just a little extra. As a leader looking to improve your team’s performance, you can apply the following key learnings to go from ordinary to extraordinary.