The National Association of Evangelicals is urging pastors to seek a common moral ground by uniting under a consistent code of ethics.
How does one approach the final sermons in a church before resignation? After having to deal with this challenge a few times, let me make a few observations.
Current homiletic approaches did not materialize in a vacuum. Their ascendancy to popularity did not just happen. Today at least three winds of influence swirl around contemporary homiletic discussion: theology, literary criticism and culture. Pastors who would think deeply about the form of their sermons and who care about faithfulness to the gospel must wrestle with the issues raised by each of these areas of thought.
Here are five visible changes in sermons and sermon delivery we have observed over the past two decades.
Will this generation of gospel ministers finish the race? It will require gospel faithfulness at every turn.
During this election season, religion has come up many times. But for the most part, we haven’t heard from many pastors.
Studies have shown that many pastors and church staff are burning out. The current state is taking its toll.
Sometimes God takes us out of comfort zones and allows us to be sifted because He loves us.
Pointers from John Piper on approaching the Bible
With God's help, you can leave behind the painful memories of difficult church experience.
What we often forget is the second casualty of an abortion culture: the consciences of countless men and women.