Martin Bucer (1491–1551) isn’t as well known as John Calvin or Martin Luther, but during the 16th century Bucer’s writings and reform of the church in Strasbourg influenced many
Kindness may be one of the most overlooked pieces of the fruit of the Spirit. But it shouldn’t be, for it takes us to the very heart of the gospel.
I’ve found a weekly service review to be one of the most effective tools in ministry for mentoring men and growing as a preacher.
I’m writing to you today because we’re concerned to see a steadily growing trend in America. It’s called “revitalization.”
Service in global missions and service to the local church aren’t opposed to each other—or at least they shouldn’t be.
Pastors, we must use some of our best time, energy, and resources training up plumbers, lawyers, teachers, and bankers.
Your church has a primary role in your personal pursuit of contentment. Does this surprise you?
Here are seven simple things we can do—and not do!—so singles in our midst know we love them and respect them as fellow image-bearers of God.
How can a single pastor build a constructive counseling ministry in the context of the local church?
Given the cultural climate in the United States, it’s surprising to see how positively Paul speaks about being single.
Paul makes it clear in 1 Corinthians 7 that singleness is not a predicament that needs to be addressed, an emergency that needs attention, or a problem that needs to be solved.
A basic distinction between fact and interpretation is helpful when pastoring discontented singles.
As you shepherd those longing for a spouse, don’t miss the opportunity to listen, to comfort, and to speak truth in love.
Even the best things in life cannot fill a human being’s need for companionship.