I was at Anderson College, it was my freshman year and I was an absolute witnessing machine for Christ. Seriously—I think people nicknamed me “the Christian terrorist!” If someone sat still long enough I was telling them about Christ.
There was a dude that I met
After many hours of hard work, I’ve put together an exhaustive list of the prominent celebrities who chose not to perform at President Obama’s inaugural ceremonies in 2009 and 2013 because they were threatened with death, boycotts or ostracism. The grand total, to my knowledge,
The pastor has resigned or retired.
That pastor was in the pulpit 45 times a year.
Should a staff person become the interim preacher until the new pastor arrives?
Like many other situations in a church, the non-answer is, “It depends.”
Rather than provide definitive guidelines, here are some
by Tim Bisagno
“Please, someone, come kill this God-bashing giant!”
Saul pleaded. God spoke. David showed up. I believe David was surprised, even shocked, that no one else was standing under the “Giant Killers Wanted” sign.
David killed that giant, but that wasn’t his greatest accomplishment. First, David
by Michael Williams
Today we have some of the greatest leaders in the United States and around the world. Arguably some of the greatest speaking gifts of modern history—effective at moving crowds of thousands in an effortless manner. We have all seen them in action and
In 1986, when I was 39 years old, I began to notice a terrible trend among my colleagues, college buddies and friends: divorce. This was happening in a variety of marriages – from the shaky to the apparently strong. Margaret and I didn’t think our
#1 - How’s My Walk With God?
There is a danger in what a pastor does…and I have seen too many pastors get so focused on growing the church that they neglect seeking Jesus.
When I am asked about how I prepare messages I often talk about
For the first several years of our marriage, Lisa and I lived in apartments because, like many young couples, we didn’t have enough money for our own place. We often visited model homes—but only to dream.
Then the time came when we were able to buy