By Scott Bullard
Luke 15:1-10 Luke 15 is recognized for "lost things." In our passage for today, we see two parables—one about a lost sheep and one about a lost coin. These precede a third… read more

Living the Good News (curriculum)

By Dirk deVries
Have you been looking for a way to link readings used in worship with what is studied in your education program? Living the Good News is an online lectionary-based Christian… read more

Practical Repentance

By Ronnie McBrayer
In 1938 three German scientists working in a laboratory in Berlin made a discovery that altered the course of history: They split the uranium atom. The fear among scientists was… read more

Jesus Joy

By Felicia Hopkins
When have you done something that could only be described as Christ in you?How does your church encourage people to go and serve? excerpt from:session 6 Transform Yourself and the … read more

Worship for Kids: September 8, 2013

By Carolyn C. Brown
From a Child's Point of View Old Testament: Jeremiah 18:1-11. This passage presents an image that is both familiar and challenging for children. Though they may not have seen a… read more

Apprentice Teachers

By Janet Robertson
Apprentice teachers are inexperienced, untrained volunteers who learn how to teach by helping an experienced teacher for a specific time period. Some begin in Vacation Bible… read more

Q&A with Adam Hamilton, author of Love to Stay

By Brenda Smotherman
There are a number of relationship books in the market, what makes Love to Stay unique? As a pastor, I draw from the wisdom of the Scriptures. But I also cite advice from experts… read more

The Original Requirements for Discipleship

By Thomas Lane Butts
Luke 14:25-33 This passage becomes more poignant when we remember that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem when he said this, and he was well aware of the danger he would face… read more

Quick Links to Ministry Matters Content

By Ministry Matters
If you are looking for the online Spiritual Gifts Discovery Tool click here, be sure to save your results! Ministry Matters does not store them. Bins Bins are a great way for… read more


By Don Underwood
One Monday night I drove to Siete Ranch to feed the cows. As I turned onto FM 902 to cross the railroad tracks, I noticed that the flashing barriers were down because of an… read more

Cultural Fascination with Zombies

By Peter Surran
Movies and TV Though it may not be the all-out apocalypse that often frames their appearance on TV and in the movies, it is evident that zombies are everywhere in today's pop… read more

Recruiting and Keeping Teachers

By Ruth E. Wilhite
Recruiting is the most common word for inviting people to teach. Keeping teachers is more than holding on to them. Find ideas here for inviting, nurturing, and offering training… read more
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