How Does Emmanuel Come To Us?

By Allan R. Bevere
O come, O come Emmanuel, and ransom captive Israel; that mourns in lonely exile here... When Mary wished for the coming of Emmanuel, it was very clear what she expected. She… read more

Make Your Face Shine

By Adam Thomas
Imagine with me the Apostle Peter, who is imprisoned in Rome near the end of his life, talking to his cellmate about the day when Jesus spoke about his coming again. We were used… read more

Multitasking in Ministry: Don't Do It

By Shane Raynor
I’m a firm believer that most people who volunteer in churches should serve in only one ministry area. And if possible, paid ministry staff should try to do the same thing… read more

How Christmas Can Help Your Church Grow

By Shane Raynor, Betsy Hall
Churches sometimes underestimate the importance of the Advent and Christmas seasons when planning their growth stategies for the year. Because December is such a busy month, it… read more

To Catch a Glimpse

By David Dorn
Can anyone really know who or what God is? I don't believe this side of eternity can we even scratch the depth of who God is. With that said, it is what we believe about God that… read more

Preparing Messages

By Katie Z. Dawson
Katie Dawson talks about how she puts together her weekly message—and how the pieces of the puzzle come together. WATCH MORE FROM KATIE: Young Pastor in a Small Town Who is… read more

God Didn't Say That

By Robert A. Ratcliff
"I don't think it's a good thing to kill children and babies, but God said to do it, so he must have had a good reason." Try to imagine a situation in which you would agree with… read more

Why Steve Jobs Left the Church

By David Dorn
Steve Jobs lived as an innovator and died as a legend. He kept to himself and enjoyed his privacy. Recently I read an article about Steve Jobs' faith. I was very surprised by what … read more

The Risk of Dreaming with God

By Morgan Guyton
Matthew 25:14-30, The Parable of the Talents What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore—and then run? Does it stink… read more

Advent vs. Christmas in the Ice Age

By Josh Tinley
On December 10 residents of Tulsa, Oklahoma will have their choice of two downtown holiday parades. The city is sponsoring the Holiday Parade of Lights. Another group, upset that… read more

Advent: Season of Hope

By Jim Hawkins
A Most Wonderful Time The season is changing. As many of us are cleaning up from Thanksgiving dinner, shoppers will be looking for bargains in stores that can't wait for the… read more

Block Party

By Kevin Alton
On September 17, 2011, the movement called "Occupy Wall Street" began in Zuccotti Park (now called Liberty Plaza), located in New York's financial district. In the weeks since… read more
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