Temptation

By David Dorn
People who fall to temptation know very little about how hard it is to resist. Check out how a quote by C.S. Lewis has made me think. David Dorn blogs at… read more

Revival

By Adam Hamilton
John Wesley's message and his faith continue to speak to 21st-century Christians—calling for a revival of our hearts and souls so that our world might be changed.Join Adam… read more

Sermon Options: July 6, 2014

By Ministry Matters
THE POWER OF COMMITMENT GENESIS 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67 Someone has pointed out that in a society like ours, where Eharmony.com and Internet dating are considered normal, the whole … read more

Sermon Options: June 29, 2014

By Ministry Matters
A WILLINGNESS TO SACRIFICE GENESIS 22:1-14 The possibility of a child to bless the home of Abraham and Sarah hinged on a promise given by Jehovah and seemed only a remote… read more

7 Helpful Skills for Pastors Leading Growing Churches

By Ron Edmondson
I came close to titling these "essential" skills, but I knew that was unfair. God can and does work through all different types of people. But, he has appointed some to be… read more

Should Conservatives Oppose the Death Penalty?

By Clifton Stringer
The Boston Globe's Leon Neyfakh reports, in a May 25 story ("The conservative case against the death penalty"), on opposition to the death penalty from within the Republican… read more

Rolling a Joint, a Metaphor for a Nation Losing Its Way

By Tom Ehrich / Religion News Service
(RNS) I am sweating on the treadmill when a young man walks onto the patio outside my window, sits at a table and spreads out his drug paraphernalia. He folds a piece of white… read more

Why Do Pastors Often Act Like the Parishioners They Complain About?

By Dave Barnhart
Nearly any pastor can tell you the symptoms of an unhealthy church: members distrust their leadership and their pastor; they insist on voting on everything, even the color of the… read more

Learning Why We Do: Bible Study and the Wisdom of Love

By Chris Chakoian
Every congregation enjoys signature strengths. When I came to serve in Lake Forest, Illinois, eight years ago, I discovered a church that "gets it" about mission with profound… read more

Anticipating Pentecost

By Kay Huggins
The story of Pentecost is one of the best known stories of the New Testament. As with the beloved stories of the Gospels— such as the Good Samaritan, the Last Supper, and… read more

The Power of a Time Audit

By Chad Brooks
Welcome to the first episode of the second season of The Productive Pastor. I LOVE doing this podcast and being part of the community. This season is going to rock. We have some… read more

Jennifer Knapp Makes a Case for Being Gay and Christian in Upcoming Book

By Jonathan Merritt
(RNS) Four years ago, when musician Jennifer Knapp declared to the world that she was a lesbian, some of the conservative Christians who had purchased 1 million of her albums… read more
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