Does a church have to compromise its theology to grow larger?
It's a simplistic idea, but here is the secret to hanging around for the long haul.
While these aren't foolproof, here are some things to look for in the church in 2015.
Do you die every day to yourself, as it says in 1 Corinthians 15:31? How often do you humble yourself before the Lord?
Have we gotten so caught up in the pleasures of our worldly lusts that our devotion to Christ has been compromised? Are we deaf to the Holy Spirit's conviction?
While visible banners might bring folks into the church for a service, it's more important for a church to do this to promote itself as a great place to worship.
Here's why an Orthodox Jew relishes his friendships with Christians.
Do you practice the skill of attentiveness, or do you lose the trust of the people you long to engage?
Is your youth ministry healthy and built to last, or will it collapse the minute you're gone?
Is it simply not better to stop worrying, pray about everything, give thanks and focusing on the right things?
With Thanksgiving upon us and Christmas coming soon, find out how many American families are turning to church-run food pantries for help.
Simple education can help change attitudes for the better toward the Jewish people.
Are these some things of which you've convinced yourself? How can you remedy the situation?
Could there be similarities between the Nazis' German Christians in the 1930-40s and part of today's American church?
Here's why your prayers for Jerusalem will bless both Jews and Gentiles.
Students and millennials are vital parts of the body of Christ. Are we as leaders who are called to shepherd this generation and raise them up properly tapping the potential of this generation?
If the electricity went off during your church service, would there still be power in the room?
Amidst all the world's anti-Semitism, God is holding true to His promise to regather His people from the four corners of the earth.
There are many signs of abusive leadership, which can relate to leadership in the family, church, business, politics or any organization.
There are those who believe they are helping when they impart the following to you. But the best advice obviously is to obey the Holy Spirit.
Once thought of as a major threat to Israeli life, Messianic Jewish ministries are now being recognized as Jewish-friendly.
In the second of a two-part series, Rick Warren continues the exploration of how to build cohesiveness in your church.
Do some of these things prevent your church from having a meaningful worship service?
When Palestinian Christians understand God's love and mercy for Israel, they will experience it for themselves at new levels.
What would a sabbatical mean for your ministry? Have you ever thought of discussing it with your congregation's leaders?
The weight of responsibility can be overwhelming at times for senior leaders, but it comes with the position. Here are some things that are simply expected from them.
Are more and more Jews these days putting their faith in the Messiah?
Did you know that if you did the following things this past weekend the kids have already forgotten 90 percent of what you taught?
While many churches choose to go with an attractional ministry to bring youth into the fold, there is a better way to go about it.
Jewish Voice Ministries' Jonathan Bernis explains why God is not finished with Israel and the Jews.
Does your church fit this category? Why or why not?
Pastors certainly enjoy the benefits of growth in their churches. But it isn't without its pitfalls.
Has God bestowed upon us, the end-times church, the honor of helping Israel to awaken spiritually?
Are we paying attention to Proverbs 3, or are we allowing our own agenda to direct our paths?
It's important to empower young leaders now. Are you inspiring your young leaders to dream big?
The Freedom from Religion Foundation suffered yet another defeat in its fight against religious liberty. Find out what the court said about the ruling.
What is the church doing to keep believers vigilant in prayer against the enemy who wants to destroy our nation?
Here's how sometimes the smallest of gifts can become tremendous blessings.
Dr. Michael Brown explores the question of what connection the modern State of Israel shares with ancient biblical prophecy.
Many aren't familiar with the Greek word koinonia. Find out exactly what it means to the body of Christ.
For someone who has visited a lot of churches lately, it seems logical that churches would follow these 10 simple suggestions.
Wayne Hilsden has been preaching the gospel in Israel for over 30 years. He and others are meeting the challenge to prompt new generations in the Holy Land to listen.
Here are some things that can cause chaos and confusion in a church, which is just what Satan wants.
Could you imagine if the church got serious about our sins? What if we repented?
These ministries are meeting physical needs in the Holy Land. But more importantly, they're spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Has the small-group ministry at your church become stagnant? These suggestions could help.
While having a heart for global missions is a wonderful thing, shouldn't we also have a passion for sharing the gospel with the nations living next door to us?
If Jesus used this simple and effective model of prayer in His life, wouldn't it be logical for pastors to do so?
Dr. Myles Munroe was killed on Sunday in a plane crash after his private jet struck a construction crane during its approach to the Grand Bahama International Airport.
Young adults don't simply decide they don't want to go to church anymore. Here are some things that drive them away.