Biblical encouragement isn’t a pep talk. It’s not a halftime motivational speech. It’s not manipulation or a pat on the back or how to “win friends and influence people.” No, biblical encouragement is always rooted in the gospel.
Why does it seem like churches give themselves to prayer only in times of crisis? John Onwuchekwa reflects on this difficult question.
A pastor in East Asia reflects on how he prepares his people for persecution.
Pastor Juan Sanchez reflects on the challenges of raising up leaders in a Hispanic-American context.
How can churches from different denominational backgrounds work together to encourage one another?
There’s no question the Lord has used altar calls and the sinner’s prayer to bring people to himself. But in general, they’re not a good idea. They inoculate people to the gospel, convincing them they no longer need it when in fact they don’t have it at all.
When the Apostle John says “God is love,” what does he mean?
Does the phrase “husband of one wife” mean that an unmarried or divorced man cannot serve as an elder or pastor?
Should you look for a sign that every decision you make is God’s will? Pastor Orlando Saer explains why that’s *not* the right way to live your life.
Pastor, the best way for you to cultivate patience is to realize your life is more than your pastoral ministry.
If you believe God’s Word is inspired, inerrant, authoritative, sufficient, and clear, then the best way to put those beliefs on display is through expositional preaching.
Here are 12 books to read with your church in the new year.
Mike McKinley explains why every sermon should proclaim Christ.
Are multi-site churches consistent with the biblical definition of a church? Jonathan Leeman offers an answer.