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A Gender-Neutral Homecoming Court? Church Leaders Weigh In on Our Cultural...

The trend to make homecoming courts gender-neutral is just one of many cultural shifts that emphasize the need for church leaders to engage well with their congregants’ beliefs about sexuality and gender. 

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God Is in Control: If That’s True, Then What About These Pressing Questions?

I'd like to suggest that there's a world of difference between "Everything happens for a reason" and "God brings reason out of everything that happens." This is how I see the phrase, God is in control.
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7 Excuses for Not Doing What God Calls Us to Do

When we make excuses to avoid God's calling, there is oftentimes something deeper than disobedience happening.
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How Much Should You Pay Your Pastor?

Are there rules governing a pastor's salary? John Piper has some principles derived from the Scriptures to guide church leaders on this often asked question.
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Jesus Never Told Us to Fill Church Buildings

Jesus didn’t tell us to “work really hard to gather people into large crowds to fill up your church buildings. Then I’ll know that you love me.”

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sean mcdowell

Sean McDowell: Scripture Is Very Clear About God’s Design for Sexuality

When it comes to sexuality and gender identity, “We're committed to Scripture," says Sean McDowell, "but we are [also] committed to loving people sacrificially.”
ed shaw

Ed Shaw: How God Has Used Same-Sex Attraction to Equip Me As a Pastor

“The thing that God has most used to make me grasp the gospel of grace," says Ed Shaw, "and the thing that God has used most to equip me to be a pastor is my experience with same-sex attraction.”
mark yarhouse

Mark Yarhouse: How to Pastor Someone Who Has Gender Dysphoria

For most people who experience gender dysphoria, it is "an enduring reality," says Dr. Mark Yarhouse. "Ministering to this group of people is a sustained presence, sustained over time.”
LGBTQ and the Church

LGBTQ and the Church Podcast Series: A Conversation We Need to Have

Our latest podcast series, "LGBTQ and the Church," takes on what has already been an important conversation—and it is only growing more urgent that church leaders engage in this discussion with love and wisdom.
juli slattery

Juli Slattery: This Is How the Church Can Begin the LGBTQ Conversation

“When you realize this biblical narrative of sexuality," says Dr. Juli Slattery, "you realize we all fall short.”
gregory coles

Gregory Coles: It’s Possible to Be Same-Sex Attracted and Fully Surrendered to Jesus

“To have your soul constantly be in self-defense mode, to constantly be trying to convince other people that you do in fact love Jesus," says Dr. Gregory Coles, "takes away energy that would be better invested in actually loving Jesus.”
Timothy Keller

Timothy Keller: How to Know if You Are a Christian Nationalist

“Evangelical theology is not so much really affecting Christian nationalism," says Dr. Timothy Keller. "Christian nationalism is recruiting in a major way from evangelicals and using us.”

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12 Things A Church Pastor Cannot Do

There are 12 things a church pastor cannot do. Pastors are amazing people and, in faith, they can do a lot...just not these things.