By Tony Merida on Jun 24, 2019
The key to effective preaching is not mastering certain techniques, but being mastered by certain convictions.
By Bruce D. Johnson on May 31, 2021
God has not called us to be "certain knowers" but responsible interpreters.
By Jonathan J. Watson on Dec 29, 2016
What will 2017 bring? Only God in his providence knows for certain. But here are 17 things we think are worth noting for 2017.
By Leslie Holmes on Aug 11, 2018
Veteran preacher Leslie Holmes suggests seven bold and certain steps to help give you the confidence to preach with power.
By Chris Surber on Nov 19, 2018
God uses big churches for certain Kingdom jobs, and God uses little churches for specific assignments.
By Lance Witt on Oct 16, 2017
"In ministry, there are certain tensions that we must live with. Sometimes they seem contradictory, but they are tensions that are actually healthy for us."
By Jonathan Martin on May 17, 2021
God is bigger than our tiny little systems of certainty. He is revealed to us in Jesus of Nazareth, who is real enough to touch us in our own ambiguity.
By Charles Stone on Mar 2, 2021
The book of Acts describes the amazing story of Jesus’ work through the Holy Spirit in the early church. With an explosive start, problems were certain to surface. However, they lead the church well and model for us 9 things great leaders do.
By William Boekestein on Apr 27, 2021
A number of years ago I was about to preach for the first time in a certain church. As I arranged my papers and books I noticed a sign near the top of the pulpit. It was a quotation from John 12:21: “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.”
By Lance Witt on Jun 13, 2016
Culture is one of things that is hard to define but easy to feel. You certainly feel it when you visit a foreign country and you bump up against different customs and ways of doing things, but you also feel it when you enter a business or a church. There is a certain style or personality of an organization that is an expression of culture. I sometimes think of culture as the organization’s “way” of doing what they do. There is a Ritz Carlton “way” of doing customer service. There is a Starbucks “way” of doing business. There is a Crossroads Church “way” of doing ministry.
By Randy Alcorn on Jan 29, 2018
The God of providence weaves millions of details into our lives and into all the lives around us. Maybe He doesn’t have one big reason for bringing a certain person or success or failure or disease or accident into our lives; in fact, He may have hundreds of little reasons. In order to understand God’s explanations, we would have to be God.
By John Gilman Ii on Mar 24, 2021
Families have long been the cornerstone of church congregations. Parents bring their children to church every Sunday. At a certain point, it becomes the children’s choice and responsibility to decide if they want to continue going to church every Sunday or not. That’s why it’s so important to show your children God’s grace and make Him a priority in their life from an early age.