A live Q&A recorded during the Southern Baptist Convention.
One way for pastors to pay attention to all the flock is to commit themselves to the practice of pastoral visits—that is, systematically ensuring that elders spend personal time with every member.
Credobaptists and paedobaptists don’t agree on what baptism is, but they both agree that it must precede church membership.
The prosperity gospel is evil, and it’s spreading across the globe like wildfire.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark about our new Journal—Church Membership: Following the Lord Together.
Mailbag #83: Protecting the Sunday Gathering by Limiting Reasons to Be Out of Room . . . Caring for Over-Worked Children’s Ministry WorkersBy D. Russell, J. Leeman | 05.13.2019
— To what extent should the church protect the Sunday morning gathering by limiting reasons for members to be “at church” but out of the room? — What do you do to care for the spiritual health of your children’s ministry leaders?
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan sat down with Greg Gilbert—author of our book What Is the Gospel?—to chat about what is and isn’t the gospel.
Church membership is an office, too. It’s a job that comes with authority and responsibility.
If someone walks into your church next Sunday, and they’re miserable from life’s trials and tribulations, what songs will you ask them to sing?
We know the church is comprised of the people, not the building. And yet, church buildings can be extremely valuable, useful, and vital for the health of long-term Christianity.
As Christians, we know we should share the gospel, but many of us feel discouraged—either about our lack of evangelism, or the lack of fruit from our evangelism. What can we do about this? Where can we lousy evangelists find hope?
If you want to see your church move toward health, the church budget has to move toward health.
Lament is a “prayer in pain that leads to trust.”