7 Ways to Stretch Yourself as a Leader

By Ron Edmondson
Those who succeed in the future workplace must be innovative. Adaptable. Able to change quickly. You knew that, right? It’s not an option these days. It’s mandatory… read more

Washington-Area UCC Votes to Boycott Redskins Team

By Erik Brady / USA Today
(RNS) The United Church of Christ for the mid-Atlantic region passed a resolution Saturday (June 14) asking its 40,000 members not to buy game tickets or wear any souvenir gear of … read more

An Honest Assessment of the Southern Baptist Convention

By Jacob Lupfer
BALTIMORE (RNS) With the Southern Baptist Convention meeting in Baltimore this week (June 10-11), objective analysis of the SBC's achievements and challenges is elusive… read more

Now is the Time to Plan

By Timothy Siburg
The calendar now says that it is June. For many people, it is the start of summer. For others, maybe it is even the heart of summer, depending on where you live. Wherever you are… read more

7 Quandaries of Leading Creatives

By Ron Edmondson
Leading creatives can be difficult. In fact, I love having creatives on the teams I lead, but, honestly, they can make leading much messier. In case you’re wondering… read more

Sermon Starter: Serving in Sorrow

By Thad H. Carter
Genesis 32:22-31; Psalm 17:1-7, 15; Romans 9:1-5; Matthew 14:13-21 While dealing with the death of John, Jesus withdraws to a solitary place.  Even there he is followed by… read more

Distracted

By Joseph Yoo
I think I can sum up my life — particularly my spiritual life — in one word: distracted. One Sunday, I had a church council meeting after the service and then a… read more

How to Have a Great Weekend

By Chad Brooks
Welcome to this episode of The Productive Pastor. I have some great resources to share, great conversations and a great announcement. The focus conversation this episode is having … read more

Sermon Options: July 27, 2014

By Ministry Matters
The romancing of loveGenesis 29:15-28 I read about a minister who had reached that part of the wedding ceremony where he asked, "And do you take this woman for better or for… read more

Adopted by God

By Chris J. Hayes
Romans 8:12-25 I do not think there is a more beautiful image of God’s love for us than the image of adoption. I have a friend, Tina, who was adopted. She tells me of her… read more

Moving God

By Shane Raynor
What kinds of things do you pray for? Only the impossible stuff? Things over which you have absolutely no control? What about requests that are "safe"? The things we pray for are… read more

A Generous Harvest

By Timothy L. Owings
When we think of the parables Jesus told, the parable of the prodigal son and the good Samaritan come quickly to mind. My hunch is the parable of the sower would be third on our… read more
  1. «
  2. 1
  3. 2
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. 8
  9. 151
  10. 152