By Peter Mead on Aug 22, 2011
We preach hoping and praying for the message to mark and transform lives as it is preached. But what about after the sermon is over?
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Sep 7, 2018
Every athlete wants to start strong; why should your work be any different?
By Randy Alcorn on Sep 29, 2017
"Just as we should be intentional about what we post, we should also be intentional about how we process what others are posting."
By Jon Bloom on Oct 11, 2017
"No one actually follows their heart. I know that sounds odd, given the prevalence of our cultural creed to "follow your heart." But if we think carefully about what the "heart" really is and how it functions, we will see that this creed doesn’t make sense, and why it ends up confusing and misleading people."
By Joshua Pease on Sep 5, 2017
Perhaps Graham’s wisest counsel in the post comes not from what he says, but what he doesn’t say.
By Fred Craddock on Oct 6, 2012
Dr. Craddock describes his voice as "the wind whistling through a splinter on a post." Here's how this master preacher learned to compensate.
By Perry Noble on Jan 18, 2012
Sometimes we spend too much time asking—and answering—the wrong questions. In this post, Perry Noble helps us get back into the shoes of the unchurched.
By Charles Stone on Jul 20, 2017
“Two things you can’t avoid in ministry are…people late to the service and … church critics.” In this short post, I suggest 10 ways to handle the church critic.
By Brandon Cox on Jul 19, 2017
Do you ever get that post-sermon, anti-climactic feeling that all of your research, all of your writing, all of your preparation just got burned up in a single half-hour shot?
By Kent Woodyard on Jun 17, 2016
My article last week focused on a particularly negative reaction I received to a blog post about online giving. That response – and them is understanding it belied – galvanized me to talk about generosity,stewardship, and all things giving even more than I had before.
By Charles Stone on Jun 28, 2016
Many pastors secretly struggle with measuring up to very successful pastors and churches. It’s tough, but it comes with ministry. People compare pastors. In this post I suggest a few ways to deal with this “measure up mentality.” I begin with one pastor’s experience.
By Michael Kelley on Aug 12, 2016
We are probably more responsive today than ever before, partly because we now have the tools to respond publicly to anyone or anything, and at any time we see fit. We can post, like, tweet, and retweet, and we are delighted to do so. We love to respond. No, we need to respond.
By Jeff Clarke on Dec 8, 2016
I wonder if we have allowed our contemporary definition, understanding, and experience of the church to be shaped more by the post-modern impulse of individualism and self-centeredness, than by Christ’s and Paul’s emphasis on the gathered community from every race, tribe, and tongue?
By Charles Stone on Aug 3, 2017
Silos occur in organizations and churches when leaders act like their ministry or team is the only one that matters. A silo attitude results in that leader or team only supporting, giving, or attending functions that pertain to them. It can kill a ministry and result in many problems. In this post, I suggest ways to minimize ministry silos.
By Joe Hoagland on Sep 4, 2017
See, a Chromebook or even a laptop or desktop only helps you with the content creation side of ministry: preparing sermons, writing lessons, writing blog posts etc. Whereas an iPad Pro can do both sides: content creation as well as presentation.