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Church @ Toad's Part 2

We plunge into our first meeting with high hopes. Who will come? How will people respond? Are we going to die out here in the spiritually frozen North East?

Some Thoughts About Universalism

Recently I’ve been going back over hundreds of pages of notes and quotations that I compiled over years of research, but have never...

Reflections on New Word Alive

If you follow Worship Matters with any kind of regularity you may have noticed a dearth of posts over the past few weeks....

Platonic Naïveté

Can God create a stone that is too heavy for him to lift? That, and other questions, still elicit enthusiasm & excitement from sophomore philosophy...

Is the Gospel Worth 6 Million?

Is it possible to determine the economic benefit a church brings to its local community?

3 Ways to Prevent Teen Drug and Alcohol Use

There’s plenty of work left to do when it comes to teens’ use of drugs and alcohol.

10 Things Youth Ministry Needs More

My last post on 10 Things Youth Ministry Needs Less generated a lot more discussion than I expected. The comments left on that...

6 Tips to Help You Deal with Stress or Depression

Do you battle with stress or depression? Are you being proactive in handling it?

Pastors Are in the Integrity Business

“Choose a good reputation over great riches; being held in high esteem is better than silver or gold.” - Proverbs 22:1 Pastors are (or should...

Is YouTube Dangerous for Teens?

David Smith offers insights on the trend of harmful how-to videos on YouTube.

How do I Deal with Depression?

Many people, especially the next generation are struggling with stress which can lead to depression or worse.  Stress is very real among...

Militant Martyr Videos

In the West we are very familiar with the martyrdom videos made by religious extremists as they prepare to kill themselves and others....

Could You Pray for a Terrorist?

A website urges Christians to "pray for their enemies," particularly for Islamic terrorists.

Top 10 Blog Posts in 2010

These ten blogs were our most popular in 2010 - catch them now if you missed them before: Am I a Church Planter? By Scott...

Story = Danger? Part 2

A great conversation that I promised to get back to last year was the original Story = Danger? post. Basic premise: Are our kids developmentally ready for...

7 Deadly Leadership Sins

We have all seen leaders make mistakes and lose their position or influence.  Often leaders can recover and become a force for good in the lives...

A Relationship-Based Internet Strategy

Language and relationship are some of the most important keys to any successful ministry strategy.

Thoughts and Insight From a Gay Christian

The following is a guest post from Justin Lee, Executive Director of The Gay Christian Network (http://www.gaychristian.net). In recent weeks, we’ve heard a lot of tragic stories about...

The Devastating Effects of Student Bullying

Teen suicide is self-inflicted. Sadly, many of the wounds leading up to that “final solution” are also caused by teens.

Generation to Generation – Helping Hurting Students

LUKE 1:50 He shows mercy from generation to generation to all who fear him. Today’s blog is about how to recognize and encourage...

New Articles

Childhood Trauma: Developmentally Appropriate and Trauma-Informed Interventions

When treating kids with trauma, I remember these two crucial elements: therapeutic relationships are essential, and being developmentally appropriate is honoring. For the sake of children, let’s join in the play.

New Podcasts

Adam Wyatt: How To Be a Biblical Patriot, Not a Christian...

Dr. Adam Wyatt joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about how the Bible supports the idea of loving one’s country–but not nationalism–and how pastors can navigate this volatile topic.