By David Platt on Oct 18, 2010
David Platt dares pastors and their congregations to take a leap of faith and test the claims contained in the gospel.
By Rick Ezell on May 20, 2011
When you preach, in many respects, you are the message. If your personal life is not congruent with your words, then a mixed message is delivered.
By James Macdonald on Jun 27, 2011
A panel of senior pastors including Steven Furtick, Greg Laurie, and James MacDonald talk about their wives and the roles they play in ministry.
By Joe Mckeever on Jun 28, 2011
Joe McKeever shares practical advice for dealing with the self-appointed church rulers who try to dominate your preaching and your ministry.
By Brian Orme on Aug 15, 2011
Are most pastors satisfied with their prayer lives? How long does the average pastor pray? And, is there a secret to a more fulfilling prayer life? Find out in this special edition infographic exploring the prayer lives of pastors.
By Craig Groeschel on Sep 20, 2011
Craig Groeschel: "What you pray for reflects what you believe about God."
By Ron Edmondson on Sep 24, 2011
Ron Edmondson: "God calls people to seemingly impossible tasks. It gives Him glory when I can’t do something, but He can."
By Francis Chan on Nov 22, 2011
Chan encourages us to pray for a new encounter with God.
By J. John on Nov 23, 2011
"In giving thanks to God, there should be no motive other than pure gratitude."
By John Piper on Aug 4, 2012
John Piper shares why Bethlehem Baptist Church does not allow women to read Scripture, pray, or preach from the pulpit.
By David Lose on Jun 21, 2013
David Lose reminds us we are not alone in our task; someone has been lifting us up for centuries.
By Bob Hostetler on Oct 22, 2013
If you're not in the habit of praying before you preach, here's a good place to start.
By Jacob Myers on Nov 6, 2013
In "Gravity" we find a poignant portrayal of what Christian discipleship might look like.
By Miles Mcpherson on Jan 18, 2014
A consultant once asked our leadership team what the desired "end" of each Sunday service should be. I shouted, "Evangelism." She said, "Wrong!"
By Tony Evans on Jun 20, 2014
Tim Challies relies on prayer and prep—but he doesn't leave it to his memory. Here's his cheat-sheet.
By Joe Mckeever on Jun 25, 2014
After two degrees and twenty years' experience, Joe McKeever didn't need more education, but he needed help.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Dec 30, 2014
The fact that God knows our story--individually and corporately, from beginning to end--means we need not specialize in "Saturday night specials."
By Peter Mead on Jul 6, 2016
Sometimes we have to preach something that is potentially controversial or that may not go down too well. Here are ten pointers to help when that is necessary.
By Marshall Segal on Nov 11, 2016
God has given us all kinds of routes out of daily ruts in prayer. Take Psalm 86, for example. Here are seven simple daily prayers drawn from David’s prayer.
By Jon Bloom on Nov 29, 2016
Anxiety is a species of fear. It’s the paralyzing fear of “what if.” It’s the fear that something we dread might possibly come true
By Ray Ortlund on Dec 2, 2016
True awakening or revival is a glorious season in the life of the church when for His glory alone, God causes the ordinary means of His grace to make an extraordinary impact on many people.
By Todd Brown on Jan 12, 2017
Working with hundreds of churches over the last 35 years, I have observed three common elements of successful building programs and all three are characteristics displayed by quality leaders.
By Steve Smith on Feb 22, 2017
These are turbulent times indeed. And our sponge like souls have soaked in a great deal of toxins. The remedy is not as complicated as we might have thought.
By Peter Mead on Mar 20, 2017
In pastoral ministry, there is a great need for the right diagnosis of sheep.
By John Piper on Jun 22, 2017
Ten effects of seeing God’s sovereignty in Romans 9 and their effects on the life and ministry of John Piper.
By John Piper on Aug 21, 2017
I suppose, in my little prayer nook in my study, where I have a little prayer bench that I built in 1975, as I’ve bent over that bench thousands of times, the most common prayer has been, “Lead me not into temptation. Deliver me from evil (see Matthew 6:13). Keep me. Keep me. I feel so utterly unable to do the next thing. My kids are at the breakfast table. I have nothing. I’m supposed to model joyful fatherhood, and I’m so depressed I can hardly remember their names. Help me.”
By John Piper on Sep 11, 2017
A prayer for those facing the impact of the recent hurricanes.