Saturday, January 16, 2016

Saturday Lagniappe: "3 Reasons Millennials Are Getting Fired" and Much More

3 Reasons Millennials Are Getting Fired

A backlash to Milllennials' mindsets at work is causing some to get fired. Here's why. Read More

When Sexual Integrity Crashes at Your Church – A Pastor’s Response

This is part one of four in a series by Michael Todd Wilson on how pastors should respond to sexual sin in the church. Read More

Spirituality Without Ongoing Repentance Is *Not* Christian Spirituality

...there are some serious issues with the suggestion that (1) Christians don’t need to repent and (2) the Holy Spirit doesn’t convict Christians. Yes, you read that correctly...advocates of the “Christians do not need to repent” concept also suggest that the Holy Spirit does not convict Christians; rather, the Spirit is said to convict the world alone. Read More

5 Truths to Understand When Leading Leaders

...I’ve found 5 truths that I believe that all leaders who lead other leaders need to understand. Read More

The Long and Short of Sermons

,Br?> How long should a sermon be? As a preaching professor and a pastor, I’ve asked and been asked that question a hundred times. Today, after 35 years in ministry, I have a definitive answer: You can preach as long as you hold their attention. Read More

Should Churches Perform Altar Calls?

Surely a number of factors are responsible for the many nominal Christians that typify Christianity in the West, but I believe that the altar call is one of them. Read More

Persistent, Believing Prayer

When one of my friends, who had been in the pastorate for many fruitful years, was asked by some seminary students, “What, in your experience, is the best and most effective evangelistic method?” he replied, after some thought, “Prayer—persistent, believing prayer.” Read More

Episcopal Church censured for gay marriage stance

Archbishops of the Anglican Communion have responded to the Episcopal Church USA's decision to permit same-sex marriage by suspending the church from full participation in the communion for three years. Read More

Communiqué from the Primates' Meeting 2016

This is the full communiqué to which the Primates' Statement is appended. Read More

Homosexual activist group targets Baptist schools

The homosexual activist group Human Rights Campaign has targeted 23 institutions of higher learning with Southern Baptist ties in a report that also names 35 other colleges and universities with distinct Christian identities. Read More

Kenya Puts Rules to Rein In Prosperity Preachers on Pause

Widespread protests prompt president to send proposed regulations back to the drawing board. Read More

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