May 1

Young People, Church Membership Isn’t Optional by Jared C. Wilson

Whether you’re in college or out, reject the idea that committing to a local church is something only to be done when you’re older, more “established,” or in the life stage of having a family.

Apr 21

Jonathan Leeman on Church Discipline by Jonathan Leeman

Series: Conversations asks Jonathan Leeman, editorial director for 9Marks,”What do most Christians not know about church discipline?”

Feb 6

The Pronouns Preach: Lessons on the Glory of the Church by Jim Elliff

Among so much that Paul wishes to say to these people, one thing stands out in the book of Ephesians—although they came from extremely diverse backgrounds, they must learn to live together as believers.

Dec 28

Seminary Is Not For You by Anna Stewart

Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus. – Philippians 2:4-5 Little children, keep yourselves from idols. – 1 John 5:21 This August, I began my third year of seminary. So many things about […]

Dec 1

Clint Pressley On Leading Big Change by Clint Pressley

Series: Conversations asks Clint Pressley, lead pastor of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC, “How do you lead big change in a church without blowing it up?”

Oct 27

A Plea to Church Members: Give Your Pastor Grace by K.V. Paxton

Series: Pastoral Ministry Collection

I tell you all of this to offer a simple plea in these strange times: give your pastor grace.

Oct 26

Why the Church? by H.B. Charles Jr.

Christ is the head of the church. And he does not have out-of-body experiences. To submit to the authority of Jesus Christ over your life is to live in fellowship with the church.

Oct 20

3 Ways to Turn Against Your Pastor by Jared C. Wilson

Series: Pastoral Ministry Collection

These dangers are possible in every church, because every church is made up of sinners — both pastors and laypeople alike.

Oct 18

Your Weird Church is “Plan A” and There is No “Plan B” by Jared C. Wilson

Series: Pastoral Ministry Collection

As weird and messy as your church is, there is only a miracle to be gained by offering up your very selves to the Lord who made you and loves you.

Oct 6

How to Encourage Your Pastor by David McLemore

Series: Pastoral Ministry Collection

Trust that your pastor is following Jesus closely enough that you can trust him.