Preaching God’s Grace: An Interview with Tullian Tchividjian
Sometimes God takes us out of comfort zones and allows us to be sifted because He loves us.
Transmitting the Word: An Interview with John Piper on Consistency and Community
Pointers from John Piper on approaching the Bible
How to Move On After an Abusive Church Experience
With God's help, you can leave behind the painful memories of difficult church experience.
The Gospel in an Abortion Culture
What we often forget is the second casualty of an abortion culture: the consciences of countless men and women.
Ten Books Pastors Should Read in 2012
So many books, so little time. If you're wondering where you should focus your time this year, here's the short list.
Ten Temptations of a Leader
Every time we fall into one of the temptations, we end up short-circuiting our purpose, sinning against God, harming others, and deceiving ourselves into thinking we are doing well.
Pastoral Infidelity: Problems and Solutions
When a pastor falls into sin, especially sexual sin, the ripple effect on the lives of others is often immeasurable.
Are there similarities between fishing and preaching? Jesus thought so, but He wasn't talking about catch-and-releast fishing.
Preaching as Dialogue
Moving Beyond the "Speaching" of the Word
Preaching Points: Is There Life After a Pulpit Blooper?
It is inevitable in a lifetime of preaching that we shall all make mistakes in our preaching.
Five Keys to Overcoming Negativity
Some of us wake up with an attitude of gratitude. Yet others wake up with dread, worry, or a to-do list that intimidates the world’s most organized woman.
Setting Priorities and Being Productive in Ministry
God wants men of integrity and industry who will carry out their tasks with energy, enthusiasm and endurance. To meet those qualifications, a pastor must set priorities.
Why I Don't Evangelize
Here I am walking the planet and ignoring the greatest need of people. I can talk to them about weather, sports, food or whatever, but Jesus? This is not on my tongue.
Ministry Post-9/11: Thoughts from Leading Pastors
Five well-known pastors, including two former Muslims, respond to the question: "How does living in a post-9/11 world influence the way you preach and do ministry?"
Rescuing Fallen Church Leaders
Pick the sin and it’s likely that someone trusted as a leader in the kingdom of God has done it and been exposed.
Pastoral Ministry & Wartime Thinking
Paul Tripp's article "Pastoral Ministry is War" got me thinking: hasn't the Lord already won that war?
The Risks and Rewards of Mentioning Those Parts of the Old Testament
What's it like to preach on the morally problematic passages of the Old Testament in connection with modern, Christian faith?
7 Things We Regularly Get Wrong About Worship
Listen as the congregation files out of the sanctuary on Sunday, and you'll hear the common refrain: "I didn't get anything out of ___ [fill-in-the-blank] ___."
Defending the Unstoppable Gospel
In all our talk about defending the gospel, it's possible that we might think of the good news as fragile and vulnerable. God forbid!
What Subway Can Teach the Church
“We’re continually looking at just about any opportunity for someone to buy a sandwich, wherever that might be,” says Don Fertman, Subway’s Chief Development Officer. ”The closer we can get to the customer, the better.”