By Patricia Tull on Mar 2, 2020
"Ultimately, for the faithful, all this talk about death in the lectionary offers liberation."
By Chris Surber on Aug 16, 2018
Can you bring the goods when life and death are at stake?
By Eugene Cho on Mar 21, 2018
Is pastoral ministry a dangerous profession? Eugene Cho shares the facts.
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 Joe Mckeever on Feb 14, 2020
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 Joe Mckeever on Apr 18, 2019
Stay on track. You have the greatest message on the planet; try not to weaken it with trivialities.
By Josh Reich on Sep 5, 2019
Hell is in the Bible. Death, the afterlife, heaven, hell, are all questions our culture wrestles with. People wonder about it.
By John Piper on Jan 26, 2018
Check out John Piper's answer to a perplexing question from 1 John.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Aug 6, 2019
Preachers struggle with the temptation to make their charge from God a performance before men.
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 Brandon Kelley on May 28, 2016
What happens when leaders get passionately divided? Church splits. Or worse.1 If leaders get divided and don’t reconcile, they can become viruses within the body of the local church that leads to a slow death.
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 Mar 19, 2016
The goal of every sermon is to get to the resurrection. Each and every week we do the same thing: “We are broken and can’t fix ourselves. Our only hope is found in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus.”
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.