Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Midweek Roundup: "How to Spot a False Teacher" and Much More

How to Spot a False Teacher

False teachers come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from the most deranged cult leader to the most winsome television preacher. Too many professing Christians are duped into embracing heretical ideas or endorsing spiritually dangerous movements. Some of these movements even pass themselves off as evangelical. Read More

The Enemy's Primary Strategies against the Church

I’ve studied and written about spiritual warfare for many years. Occasionally, someone asks me about Satan’s primary ways of attacking God’s church. Here’s my answer, in no particular order.... Read More

Ramps vs. Signs: Saying 'Yes' to Unexpected Ministry Opportunities

Churches on offense don't have to be offensive. We can meet people where they are while staying true to our message. Read More

Do Something Small for God

We can feel like if we don’t do something great for God, why bother. Well, here’s what God says: “Do small things for me.” Read More

Prescribing Hospitality for Growth in the Christian Life

Hospitality offers a vital prescription for growth, because it touches so many aspects of how we live our lives. Read More

How Are We to Keep the Sabbath in Today’s Society?

Within the Christian church there are three leading options for answering your question. Read More

Do Ministers of Small Churches Need to Know Employment Laws?

Why it's worth investing time in learning these. Read More

Six Ways Ministry Spouses Get Hurt

It is indeed tough to be in vocational ministry. But it’s also tough to be the spouse of these ministers. Pray for them. Encourage them. Befriend them. Read More

7 Of My Biggest Frustrations as a Leader

Some of these are mine from observing people directly and some are from the stories my readers share with me each day. Read More

5 Things That Are a Total Waste of Time in Leadership

If you find yourself saying ‘that was a total waste of time,’ stop doing whatever ‘that’ is. Read More

12 Reasons People Give Up on Church

Most, if not all, of us know someone who attended church but then simply gave up on God’s people. Based on my work with churches and the unchurched, here are some of the reasons I’ve heard.... Read More

3 Big Reasons People Leave Your Church

Why do you think people leave your church? Read More

A Dozen Evangelical Churches Are Opening Every Month in Spain

Evangelical Christianity could be growing at a rapid rate in Spain, with 12 new evangelical churches being opened each month, it has emerged. Read More

Kuwait MPs Block Church Building Because It 'Contradicts Sharia Law'

Plans to build churches in Kuwait have been rejected by MPs because they "contradict Islamic Sharia law". Read More
"We should no more tolerate false doctrine that we would tolerate sin." - J. C. Ryle

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