You may not be aware of it, but there are hidden messages in movies—even your most favorite ones. They're not all bad messages, but they may not necessarily be Christian.
"The primary role of the pastor is to feed my sheep."
Priscilla’s leadership in the early church can be easily missed by our modern, western perspectives, especially as she and her husband receive only six mentions in Acts and Paul’s letters.
I don’t know about you, but I find the Thanksgiving sermon to be one of the most difficult preaching assignments of the year.
It's true the Lord's supper hadn't happened when the book of Hosea was penned, but it still has something profound to say about it.
Positive thinking really boils down to expressing gratitude.
The challenge with discipleship is that everyone has their own idea of what it is. What you think of, when you think of discipleship, will inevitably skew the way you practice it.
The book of Daniel offers hope that should motivate faithfulness.
Longer-term pastors must be highly intentional to learn about the world outside their own churches.
When church members cease “giving all diligence” to living out the Christian life), they sometimes start looking for the local church to live the Christian life for them. They adopt a mechanistic view of the role of the church in their lives.
I'm convinced that the right kind of youth ministry is necessary now more than ever before in our history as a nation.
This is reality, not myth—we are actually being watched, hovered over and whispered to, not only by God and righteous angels, but also by fallen angels, demons. This is the nature of spiritual warfare.
We have much to learn from the character of Jesus, including how to be a good leader.
These misconceptions might be common, but don't fall for these lies about the church.
If you’re a Christian you will obey! The Spirit of God living inside of us ensures it. We will bear good fruit. This doesn’t make us sinless. But it does make us sure of spiritual growth and it does make us more conscious and convicted over our sin.
These lies are told every day all around our country, and people believe them.
This is one of those verses that appears everywhere. You see it on chalkboards, t-shirts, coffee mugs, even tattoos.
We often call things like voting or electing certain kinds of people our "Christian responsibility." But is it, really? What does the Bible say about politics?
A video portraying a Republican Jesus, altering Scripture and mocking Christians who vote Republican, is sure to cause offense this election season.
Discipleship is much easier to preach about than it is to practice. Pastors, like myself, are often more enthusiastic about making disciples than we are about being discipled.