By Peter Mead on Aug 22, 2011
We preach hoping and praying for the message to mark and transform lives as it is preached. But what about after the sermon is over?
By Peter Mead on Sep 13, 2018
When's the last time you invested in some tools of the trade?
By Lance Witt on Aug 22, 2016
In your opinion, what is the most important word in the Bible?
And you can’t say God or Jesus.
By Lance Witt on Jun 5, 2017
Growing in knowledge is important, but knowledge without relationship is dangerous. That was one of the big issues Jesus had with the Pharisees. They had biblical knowledge but their heart was far from God.
By Josh Reich on Sep 21, 2017
"When we read the Bible, we want to understand it and apply it. We want to know what the Bible says and how it affects our lives. We want something to happen, we want to get something out of it. But we’re often left frustrated and wondering what we missed."
By Peter Mead on Oct 6, 2018
Many preachers begin with "Open your Bibles ..." But how long do those Bibles stay open?
By Peter Mead on Jul 29, 2016
A preaching ministry is built on a whole set of convictions. Convictions about God, the Gospel, about people, about ministry.
By John Byron on Aug 8, 2012
King David did it in the Psalms--why can't we?
By Joe Mckeever on Sep 12, 2014
The problem, of course, is not with Scripture. The problem is with us.
By Eugene Peterson on Jun 17, 2013
Before Eugene Peterson was a professor and writer, he was a pastor. Here's his wise counsel regarding handling God's word.
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 Peter Mead on Jan 30, 2014
The most recent research presents troubling results. How does your church measure up?
By Ray Hollenbach on Jul 15, 2014
Those of us who feed God's flock must become God's storytellers. Here's the journey we must take.
By Jeff Clarke on Oct 27, 2015
Anyone with an agenda can search through the Bible, find verses that seem to support their bias, formulate an argument, and call it biblical.
By Lisa Eifert on Jul 11, 2016
What strikes simultaneous fear and joy in the hearts of church staff and volunteers this time of year? Yep, you guessed it, Vacation Bible School (VBS). Anyone who has been a part of planning VBS knows the vast amount of time, resources and imagination that go into making these events memorable experiences for kids.