Tom Schreiner recommends what he thinks are the best New Testament commentaries for pastors to consult.
Just as children sometimes need just their father’s presence, sometimes Christians need just a pastor’s presence.
How can «normal» Christians see their sons and daughters board ships and planes and be gone for decades, perhaps forever? The only sufficient answer I have found is this: these saints see past this world.
How do we love genuinely and show true hospitality as living sacrifices to the Lord, all while maintaining clear, biblical convictions on issues related to sexuality and gender?
Christ is the head of the church, and the church is the body of Christ. You cannot have a high view of Christ and a low view of the church.
How do you determine if a man is not only qualified to be an elder, but also compatible to elder at your church?
Presenting converts to Christ was not Paul’s ultimate missional dream. Nor was presenting planted churches. He wanted to present communities of mature believers to Christ.
Here are 10 reflections/encouragements from a pastor who planted Congress Heights Community Church in SE Washington, DC last year.
Encourage your church members to deliberately plan, arrange, and order their weeks and months so that they would be in the pews for those 52 Sundays.
As a movie trailer builds anticipation for a movie, the Lord can use our family worship to grow our expectations for gathering on the Lord’s Day.
The healthiest churches are often the result of pastoral ministries shaped by a long-term perspective of the kingdom.
We asked pastors around the world a simple question: what books did you read in 2022 that helped you be a better pastor?
Christians don’t always recognize the importance of the local church and church polity to missions. Yet some of the great missionaries and evangelists of the past knew that building healthy churches was central to their work.
The Sunday gathering is the primary discipler of a local congregation because of what it proclaims and the pattern it sets.