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It's time to leave behind the things that have kept you from greatness in your walk with Christ.
Here is how two gifted, unique artists have integrated their talents with their belief in the sacred.
These individuals have an inner strength that certainly makes God smile.
God's direction is clear and steady.
And by disruptive, it doesn't mean what you think.
Playing their specific sport isn't the only job Christian athletes have.
Sometimes we need to expose these things to improve the local church.
Leaders make things happen through creativity.
The Word is filled with examples of where the Lord surprised His people in big ways.
Many self-professing Christians today cherry-pick the Scriptures for a feel-good faith.
As a person who has been preaching and attempting to implement strategies, I have come up with the following essentials necessary for effectiveness in kingdom ministry.
Here's how you can detect someone is unhappy before they leave your church.
Fostering people's dreams catapults the business into a whole new realm.
You can be both. Here's how.
The greatest tragedy is not death but life without purpose.
Leading by aphorisms may not affect the context.
Many marketplace Christians are unaware that the Holy Spirit has empowered them to witness in their place of business.
These should be obvious, but sometimes they can slip through the cracks.
How do you make mid-course adjustments?
The heartfelt desire of God is to speak to you concerning His plans for your life.
This is how my education prepared me to follow the Holy Spirit in the corporate world.
It's all about how you can serve your congregation—and Jesus—better.
Effective leaders focus on what went right.
As many well know, there is a huge difference.
Bubba Justice offers some insight into what it takes to train new ministers.
First Peter 2:17 answers that question adamantly.
The last days are not a time for Christ followers to be timid.
Your desire to grow your congregation means some things can't stay the same.
The ministry certainly has earned it with its history of spreading the gospel.
Leaders focus on quality rather than quantity.
What is your experience in church giving?
When your "Brutus" sticks his knife in your back, choose to act this way by the grace of God.
If you try to do this, you will almost guarantee your ineffectiveness.
The kingdom of God is not Fantasy Land.
"I never would have predicted these changes to take place so rapidly."
When visitors view your website the first time, do you connect with them?
There is no formula for it, but it's not completely unpredictable, either.
Rather than set unreachable or self-centered goals for this coming year, perhaps you should live by these standards.
The conclusion to the sermon lets them know that they have heard from the Lord today.
Do any of these apply to you?
We must be willing to do this if we want to bring others to Christ.
Are we tacitly encouraging this during our youth group outings?
Christ followers who need some good news should take this to heart.
The economy and the world may have weak, damaged or nonexistent foundations. But we are not of the world.
Planning ahead is vital for several reasons.
These should help you achieve one huge goal—to make more disciples more effectively.
If God is searching your heart and examining your mind, shouldn't you do the same?
LifeWay Research Executive Director Ed Stetzer sits down with Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio.
In this fallen world, bringing children up in the fear and nurture of the Lord to become faithful disciples of Jesus Christ will not happen easily, naturally or accidentally.