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  • Alan Nelson’s book Spiritual Intelligence (Baker) discusses how to use Jesus’ discipling methods in enhancing your own spiritual growth.

  • A number of churchgoers are not operating with a biblical understanding of spiritual growth, but are defining spiritual growth by personal improvement. We can no longer de-emphasize biblical truth.

  • Many Christians feel that spiritual maturity is so far out of their reach, they don't even try to attain it. They have this mystical, idealized image of what a mature Christian looks like

  • Helpful mini-goals to practice as you push toward the main goal of becoming like Jesus.

  • It may come as a shock to some that "let go and let God” is not biblical. The truth is that the Christian life is not effortless.

  • There is nothing more important than prayer to help you grow as a Christian . . .

  • After we examine the parables in Mark 4:26-41 during the first part of this study, we'll focusing on how these things relate to our own personal growth in Christ.

  • Don't be someone who believes in Jesus, yet isn't staying close enough to Him to grow. Root yourself in good spiritual soil so you can grow to become the person God intends you to be. Here's how.

  • Yes, shrink. Because that's what you need to do. What shrinks our "me-centered" spiritual aspirations and gets our feet back on solid ground again?

  • Spiritual diets have nothing to do with losing any weight except the weight on your soul.

  • The protests that were publicly nailed to the Wittenberg Cathedral door on October 31, 1517 began the most dramatic reform within Christianity—one that also prompted their author to also pen a hymn of bold affirmation of our mighty God.

  • The college years are a crucial time for people to engage in relationships that give them encouragement and support. Here's how Christians can mentor college students and help slow the church drop-out rate.

  • Does chasing trends and fads in order to attract crowds and be 'relevant' mean that church leaders are secretly ashamed of the gospel?

  • After all, if God is God, then couldn’t He write a Book that is without error? Of course He could, and He did!

  • The act of preaching is either a spiritual act or an arrogant act. There is nothing in between for anyone who stands in the pulpit.

  • During these cold, dark, dreary days you need your spiritual armor more than ever. When was the last time you laughed at winter? How do you face winter with a smile?

  • Nearly any child can tell you the gifts the Wise Men brought the Christ Child. Gold we understand. But frankincense and myrrh may leave us scratching our heads a bit in puzzlement.

  • How do you respond when the hurt is real? When you feel that the walls are closing in?

  • A clash of worldviews is not a new phenomenon. What's new is what is happening in evangelical Christianity.

  • New to ministry, this pastor learned to ask three very important questions...