By Larry Osborne on Apr 12, 2010
Larry Osborne explains "the Barnabas Factor" in successfully building church teams.
By Ed Stetzer on Jul 12, 2010
Ed Stetzer discusses the importance of transformation in the life of a Christian and offers points to assist the preacher in helping their congregation see it through.
By Philip Nation on Jul 26, 2010
Philip Nation offers preaching tips for pastors guiding a congregation to and through the life transformed in Christ.
By Charles Arn on Sep 13, 2010
Whether you’re in a church of 20 or 20,000, these principles will help you to invest the talents God has given to your church.
By Kyle Idleman on Sep 27, 2010
Kyle Idleman offers his viewpoint on the difference between fans and followers of Jesus Christ.
By Brian Mavis on Jul 9, 2011
"I have been a Christian for over twenty-five years, and God has had to redirect me on multiple things because of what I mistakenly believed early on about being a Christian. And it is better to learn sooner than later."
By Ray Hollenbach on Jul 21, 2011
Loving someone enough to help them find freedom from their fears and appetites is the heart of church discipline.
By Steven Furtick on Oct 13, 2011
Steven Furtick shares practical insights for making the most out of your new believer follow-up.
By Bob Franquiz on Oct 31, 2011
Discover the three mistakes churches make that keep new believers from "sticking."
By Steven Furtick on Dec 13, 2011
Steven Furtick: "Focus on the people you want to reach and you’ll keep the people you want to keep."
By Ben Sternke on Jul 11, 2012
We can too easily normalize fruitlessness in the name of faithfulness. There's a big difference.
By Ray Hollenbach on Feb 20, 2014
"Try to imagine talking about your subject every single day for two years. If the idea still thrills you, you've found your topic."
By Chris Surber on Sep 5, 2014
We have a lot of people genuinely called, sincerely gifted people who struggle to find their way past the gatekeepers in our churches and denominations.
By Jeff Clarke on Feb 12, 2015
We are so desperate to have people make a decision that we rarely, if ever, tell them about the costs associated with making that decision.
By Jeff Clarke on Mar 24, 2015
Personal identification and participation with Jesus marks the life of each disciple—past, present and future.
By Ray Hollenbach on Aug 11, 2015
When we ask something more of our congregation we will quickly discover whether we are preaching for spiritual entertainment or spiritual formation.
By Jim Morgan on Jun 15, 2016
Passion is what we can’t keep inside. It spills over and can’t be contained. We love our kids – we can’t help but talk about them. We love our favorite sports teams – we talk about them first thing Monday morning at the water cooler. Christians love God more than anything else – He should constantly be on the tips of our tongues. Our passion for the Lord should be evident to all those around us. “Private Christian” should be an oxymoron – our faith should pour out through every fiber of our being.
By Chris Surber on Sep 1, 2016
He is a poor preacher who gives no offense to his listeners.
By Ron Edmondson on Feb 7, 2017
In every church I’ve been in, people want to reproduce leaders, but few think they know how.
By Lance Witt on Apr 3, 2017
The greatest gift we give a new believer is not information, it is RELATIONSHIP. The primary need of a new believer is nurture not knowledge.
By Lance Witt on Apr 10, 2017
Some of the hard work of our sanctification is dealing with some of the broken places in our lives beneath the surface…beneath the waterline.
By Josh Reich on Apr 28, 2017
We know that God is the one who makes a church grow, that it isn’t on us. This is both a comfort and a problem.
By Brian Croft on Jun 30, 2017
Does church attendance really matter? Here are five important reasons why it is essential that every Christian gather with other Christians in the same local church weekly to hear the preaching of God’s Word.
By Karl Vaters on Sep 12, 2017
If we prioritized health, not as a means to growth, but as an end in itself, would we be in a greater position to represent Jesus to the world?