By Brandon Cox on Aug 5, 2017
"Eliminate friction!!" That’s the goal most of us have when it comes to leading a team, or a church, or a company. But what if friction is actually the key to getting things moving in the right direction?
By Derek Thomas on Jun 27, 2017
God's sovereignty is a central pillar of Christian belief and the clear teaching of Scripture. But what does it mean?
By Mary Schaller on Sep 26, 2012
An "aircraft carrier church" has a clear mission that stems from the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.
By John Bisagno on Jun 7, 2018
Are you making ministry changes according to the latest "church growth" fads or the prompting of the Holy Spirit?
By Ben Witherington Iii on Aug 18, 2012
Asbury Seminary theologian Ben Witherington III speaks to the point in this engaging seven-minute video.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 30, 2013
Dr. Mack King Carter's preaching advice for studying and sermon prep is worth listening to more than once.
By Eugene Peterson on Jul 21, 2012
Eugene Peterson suggests preaching is an imprecise instrument, and that's exactly how it should be.
By Rod Arnold on May 15, 2018
Here are some smart, practical things you can do to connect with more people in your community and give them a chance to get to know your church.
By Mike Miller on Nov 20, 2013
Good preachers must develop the extra skill of "congregational exegesis."
By Granger Community Church on Oct 8, 2011
This five-minute video from Granger Community Church unpacks the history and the meaning of baptism--connecting our new life in Christ to Israel's passing through the Red Sea.
By Steven Lawson on Oct 23, 2017
"The idea that God does what He wants, and that what He does is true and right because He does it, is foundational to our understanding of everything in Scripture, including the doctrine of election."
By Ron Edmondson on Aug 7, 2020
Ron Edmondson offers a helpful description of the different types of guests you'll find at your church on any given Sunday.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Oct 23, 2013
Can you craft a message series for unchurched people and still be faithful to scripture?
By Dr. Larry Moyer on Mar 31, 2018
Good preparation that leads to effective preaching begins with letting Scripture examine, speak, and preach to us.