How do you grow your church? It’s a question every pastor or church leader asks, a question in which almost every Christian is interested.
Pastor Michael Lawrence explains why this ministry philosophy, though well-intentioned, is not a good idea.
Unless you’re one of those people that is into arcane prophecy and end-times speculation, then why should you preach the book of Ezekiel? Here are three reasons.
Explaining the text is not applying the text, and if you haven’t applied the text, you haven’t preached.
Here’s what happens when Scripture’s story of sonship tells us who we are.
How should Christians relate to family members who have been excommunicated from a church?
Three reasons why a pastor should choose a church’s songs.
When and how should lay elders push back on decisions of staff elders? Consider first what “hat” the staff elder is wearing.
What were the human means and instruments of your conversion?
When we begin to deliberately blur the line, we confuse Christians about what it means to be a follower of Jesus in the first place.
What to do—and what not to do—in the midst of church reform.
So you’ve been called by a congregation to serve as an associate pastor. Now what?
The elbows were out—not in order to hurt anybody, but to make sure they don’t come back six months after I get there and say, “You never said that you believed this!”
It’s possible to be a biblical Christian without belonging to a small group. It’s impossible to be one without belonging to a church.