By Eugene Cho on Mar 21, 2018
Is pastoral ministry a dangerous profession? Eugene Cho shares the facts.
By Lance Witt on May 8, 2017
“Sometimes as a worship pastor,” he said, “I feel like a dancing bear. It’s my job to get up and perform for the crowd, and as long as the performance is good, everyone is happy. Except me. Something is missing and I don’t know what to do.”
By Sam Allberry on Jun 19, 2017
Too many of us view the resurrection of Jesus as little more than a nice, happy conclusion to the gospel story. But the Easter story isn’t just “what happens next” to Jesus after his death. It doesn’t just wrap up the story; it fulfills it. In fact, there really is no story without it.
By Patricia Tull on Mar 4, 2015
"Ultimately, for the faithful, all this talk about death in the lectionary offers liberation."
By Joe Mckeever on May 25, 2015
Earlier this year, author and pastor Joe McKeever lost his beloved wife of more than 50 years, Margaret. In this moving article, he reflects on what it means to "adjust" to the new reality--and how faith requires an adjustment, as well.
By John Piper on Jan 26, 2018
Check out John Piper's answer to a perplexing question from 1 John.
By Joe Mckeever on Apr 2, 2015
Stay on track. You have the greatest message on the planet; try not to weaken it with trivialities.
By Joe Mckeever on Apr 6, 2016
There is a danger turning faith into fairy tale for our own comfort. At the same time it may help us to approach someone with biblical truths after we understand their line of thinking.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Nov 13, 2015
Preachers struggle with the temptation to make their charge from God a performance before men.
By Joe Mckeever on Jul 22, 2015
Sooner or later, every minister faces this kind of fearsome opportunity. (Wonderful nightmare? Scary blessing?)
By John Pond on Aug 29, 2013
What we say is powerful in such a vulnerable situation, and we should tread carefully.
By Jared Moore on Jun 14, 2018
What should you expect when preaching a wedding? What do others expect of you? Jared Moore offers five important do's and don'ts.
By Chris Surber on Aug 16, 2018
Can you bring the goods when life and death are at stake?
By Jonathan Herron on Sep 14, 2016
What do you do if you’re a frustrated support staff member of a visionless church? Do you try to change things from within?
By Josh Reich on Jan 8, 2016
Hell is in the Bible. Death, the afterlife, heaven, hell, are all questions our culture wrestles with. People wonder about it.