If you know a pastor, he likely feels overworked and exhausted; he’d be greatly helped by this book.
Mark Dever recently sat down with hymn writer and musician Keith Getty to talk about music for the church. Listen to the interview below.
It’s not always a good thing for someone to have their “rough edges” knocked off. A man or woman can have character and rough edges, while still keeping their effectiveness for ministry.
The problem with evangelistic programs is that they often make you feel like you’ve done evangelism—when you actually haven’t.
We often assume church planting requires more entrepreneurial skills than other pastoral contexts. Is that a fair assumption?
An enchantment with the city isn’t the same as a biblical love for the city, and it won’t sustain you in the long run.
How do you serve the Lord as a church planter while broke?
By developing other leaders who can teach, disciple, evangelize, counsel, and shepherd the flock, you raise up others who can care for the health of all the church members.
When should two churches merge despite the differences—and when should they stay separate precisely because of their differences?
I’ve attempted to lead our church toward two church mergers, but neither have worked out. Here’s what I’ve learned.
What’s needed to plant a church isn’t the wisdom of Jim Collins, but the gospel of Jesus Christ.
No matter the costs and effects of church planting on the planting church, the Lord is always faithful.
Four things I learned from our successful and fruitful church merger—almost 20 years after it happened.
In a church merger, you must understand the two existing cultures and lead them to become one. Here are five ways to do that.
Ecclesiology can’t be assumed nor should it be considered a distraction to the church planter’s “mission.”