Wednesday, December 14, 2016

On the Net: "A Word of Encouragement to the Small Town Pastor" and Much More

A Word of Encouragement to the Small Town Pastor

Sometimes people don’t know how well they are doing. Read More

Kevin Myers: ‘The Church Is Always Vulnerable’

The coming years could be the best chance for a national awakening in our lifetime. That excites me! Read More

Jesus Isn’t Threatened by Your Christmas Gifts

Christmas is fast approaching and, not surprisingly, my kids are looking forward to seeing what’s under the tree. The girls, at least, are still young enough that they are waiting with bated breath to learn what treasures they’ll be receiving. Read More

Reformation Theme: The Bible Alone

2017 will be the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation. On 31st October 1517 an unknown monk in a small town nailed 95 debating points to a church door. It was a common academic practice to invite debate but these ‘theses’ went viral and Martin Luther became famous overnight. Read More

Reformation Theme: Faith Alone

Luder had believed that the ‘justice of God’ engages with us in judgement and condemnation, which had led him into spiritual slavery to fear and to endless fasts and vigils. But in Wittenberg through his study of Romans he discovered that the ‘justice of God’ engaged with us not in judgment and condemnation but in grace and forgiveness through faith in the crucified Son of God. Read More

Five Unique Christmas Gifts for Your Pastor and Your Staff

I know pastors and church staff pretty well. I know many of their needs, hurts, hopes, and challenges. May I be so bold to suggest some Christmas gifts for them that may not be typical? I have a feeling you could really encourage these servants of God. Read More

3 Ways to Become a Christmas-Loving Pastor

...I want to encourage you to do more than simply get through another December with dislike dancing in your heart. Since you’ve been making lists and checking them twice, here’s another one to help you steal Christmas back from the joyless drudgery it may have become. Read More

7 Things Pastors Owe Their Congregations

Believers who support the work of the Lord with their money and time have a right to expect certain things from their shepherd. Read More

The Chief End of Preaching

Lloyd-Jones believed the focus of the sermon is to unveil God. Read More

Worship Matters

We were created for worship.Read More

The Technophobe's Ministry Survival Guide

Simple ideas you can start today, regardless of church size or know-how. Read More

Phone Calls to Encourage Next Steps: Cross Church

Pastors Abram Gomez and Mary Jo Martinez share how simple phone calls can strengthen growth and connection. Read More

Here's What Happens When Christmas Falls on a Sunday

Just 1 in 10 churches will cancel worship services this December 25. Read More

'Global Crisis In Religious Persecution' Is The Target Of New US Law

The escalating persecution of Christians and other religious groups around the world will be addressed under a new bill sent to US president Barack Obama to be signed into law on Tuesday. Read More
Will the Trump administration enforce this law. Or will it be ignored?

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