by Letitia Suk
Have you ever considered taking a simple day away to unplug from stress and recharge your soul? Sounds delicious, right?
Taking a personal retreat, a/k/a a “Getaway with God,” is just that. Stepping aside for a day or more to deeply rest, listen to
In every generation, the Church takes some steps forward and some steps backward. Some old truths are rediscovered but other foundational teachings are forgotten; some scriptural emphases are recovered while basic gospel practices are abandoned. What are some critical, fundamental areas that need reformation today?
I hate the title of this article.
I hate that I even feel compelled to write about the topic. But many of you contacted me after the tragic murders at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. Here are some basic issues:
Don’t be in denial.
If you’re a pastor or ministry leader, you can’t help but be drawn to the first and second letters of the Apostle Paul to his young apprentice, Timothy.
Every time I read through them, my heart burns within me and I’m taken back to those moments
One of the greatest leaders who ever lived was the Old Testament character Nehemiah. God gave him a burden to rebuild the walls surrounding Jerusalem in around 400 B.C. Even though he faced incredible odds, criticism, discouragement within the people, the haves exploiting the have
by Dr. M. Stanley Butler
As we enter the tax season, those who are active in ministry are beginning to pull together their financial records to prepare for their annual ling. In practice, we strive to be good stewards of the resources that God provides. Part
God May Be Talking to the Leader in the Office Next Door
I have experience working with pastors who believe they are the only people who can hear the voice of God when it comes to shaping the vision and ministry strategy of a church.
Your ushers can make or break your worship service.
The difference between a grumpy, distracted, and untrained usher compared to a cheerful, engaged, and “serve you with a smile” usher is huge!
I’ve always loved the usher team; it was one of my favorite ministries to lead.