By Lance Witt on Apr 25, 2016
In some ways I am the least likely pastor to write an article on Sabbath keeping. For the first thirty years of my Christian life, the concept of Sabbath wasn’t even a blip on my spiritual radar.
By Lance Witt on May 2, 2016
Over time I’ve learned that Sabbath is not a have-to, it’s a get-to. This incredible gift from God allows us to reflect, restore, and replenish. During Sabbath God whispers, “I’m in control.
By Joe Mckeever on Aug 4, 2015
Joe McKeever: "She has the best seat in the house and the hardest job."
By Charles Stone on Apr 28, 2016
The more pastors help people discover, develop, and deploy their spiritual gifts, the healthier our churches become. How have you helped others discover their gifts?
By Peter Mead on Sep 21, 2018
Instead of simply quoting a Psalm once in a while, when's the last time it was the featured text in your message?
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 Lance Witt on Jan 22, 2018
This week work at paying attention to your soul. Listen to your emotions. Ask the Holy Spirit to help you understand what is going on beneath the surface of all your “doing”.
By Lance Witt on Jan 29, 2018
Some of the qualities that people will applaud in your life are the very things that will wreck your soul.
By Alan Nelson on Feb 1, 2010
Alan Nelson explains the concept of spiritual intelligence and offers pastors and church leaders a chance to assess theirs.
By Christine Hoover on Nov 22, 2017
"In all things, imitate and anticipate the final Thanksgiving table and a place where all our longings will finally find their home."
By Karl Vaters on Sep 28, 2017
"Don't force people to do ministry your way. Help them with the ministry they're already passionate about."
By R. C. Sproul on Jul 26, 2017
From God’s perspective, love is the chief of all virtues. But what is love?
By Nathan Aaseng on Nov 30, 2015
Nathan Aaseng's vision of stewardship comes from the Christmas tradition of giving gifts.
By Jon Weece on Dec 4, 2015
Some years ago, Christmas fell on a Sunday: I challenged our church family to spend Christmas visiting people they wouldn’t normally visit to give gifts to people they normally wouldn’t give gifts to.
By Michael Catt on Jul 28, 2018
Michael Catt: "We endanger the call, art, and gift of preaching when we make it about style instead of substance."