Grace doesn’t just usher us into the presence of God to leave us on our own.
We don’t need new or flashy words from God when we have His Word solidified for us.
The point of pastoring, I think, is to take people who think they can rescue the world, and remind them that the burden is too heavy for them to carry alone.
Had I chosen a different road, I could have another diploma and an impressive honorific on my name. Instead, I’ve got scars and stories and schooling in a degree program only accredited in heaven.
Our church planting strategy? Take our three-year-old church of 84 members and send half of them out.
In Episode 11 of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Dave Harvey discuss vital ministry practices of preaching, counseling, applying the gospel to one's self, and the celebrity pastor problem.
In both intentional and unintentional moments, we pass on our stories to the people we love most because we know and understand their significance and power.
The primary point of Jonah is not about how Jonah should have obeyed, it's about how God continued his redemptive plan despite Jonah's disobedience.
My question is, even though we may be gospel-centered, are we still asking people to come to Christ?
Husbands and wives, do you feel like failures in marriage? The Gospel is for failures like us - man and woman alike.