Our church structures and job titles should conform to biblical patterns. These patterns are a blessing, not a burden.
Encouragement is incredibly attractive. It’s a godly grace that reinforces gospel fruit. Younger pastors may not realize how important it is.
Is all authority abusive? Is all authority—by virtue of one person having power over another person—in its very nature, abusive?
Is the congregation, by affirming an elder through congregational vote, conferring authority upon him or simply recognizing him as a God-given gift to the congregation?
Week in and week out, the same group of unconverted people come to our worship services—and we practically ignore them.
In ‘Megachurch Christianity Reconsidered’, you have a Christian who is also a social scientist using her professional tools to understand why one church in Nairobi, Kenya has flourished among and impacted a generation of millennials.
The temptation for slothfulness and inattentiveness to the pastoral office is still present in our day, whether through excessive social media use or the general temptation to be lazy, brought on through material prosperity.
If you’re trying to answer the question, “How can sending churches partner fruitfully with missionaries?” then you might want to start by reading this book.
Some in the immigrant-church conversation are tired and ready to quit. Others insist on immediate change. How should we approach this discussion?
Could the way congregations of different languages relate to one another be informed by how denominations connect churches?
Encouragement from anyone is always good. Encouragement from seasoned saints—especially pastors—builds up young leaders in a pronounced way.
Having a productive conversation about the immigrant church requires both cultural and ecclesiological fluency.
Are the original languages really that important?
Rick Warren’s brief address and Juan Sanchez’s convention sermon at the SBC annual meeting represent two different, competing visions of ministry and the local church.
Jared C. Wilson’s “The Gospel-Driven Church” holds up a biblical picture of success and exposes misguided ones.