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May 14, 2015

Keep Preaching the Gospel, Doofus by J.A. Medders

When I’m prepping my sermons, I’ll write at the top of my notes, “Don’t forget the gospel, Doofus.”

May 13, 2015

Christ's Glory is the Pearl of Great Price by Staff

Every sacred truth that reveals something of the glory of Christ to our souls, is a pearl or precious stone which enriches us.

May 13, 2015

Building Trust as a Leader by Neil Franks

High trust may not help a poor plan, but low trust will crush a good one.

May 13, 2015

The Sermon is a Worship Song of Its Own by Jared C. Wilson

The art of preaching the gospel falls not only within the category of Instruction but also Exultation.

May 13, 2015

If You're a Christian, You Believe in God's Sovereignty by Staff

The prayer of a Christian is not an attempt to force God's hand, but a humble acknowledgment of helplessness and dependence.

May 13, 2015

Sanctification and Leadership by Mike Ayers

Sanctified leaders say to God, “I’m willing. The answer is yes. Now God, what is the question?

May 13, 2015

Why Plant a New Church in the Bible Belt? by Jeff Lawrence

I heard it again. This time from a pastor who remarked that we don’t need church plants because we have great churches here. This wasn’t the first time I’ve heard this claim, and it won’t be the last. It’s a good reminder that we must continually cast the vision for why new churches are needed in the Bible Belt.

May 13, 2015

Preaching Christ From the Gospels Is Not a No-Brainer by David Prince

The almost universal assumption is that no one has difficulty preaching Christ from the New Testament, especially from the Gospels. But just because your sermon mentions Christ doesn't mean you're preaching Christ.

May 13, 2015

Small Talk(ing)

When the Word is Overshadowed by the Hype

The message from God’s Word is meant to be the centerpiece of a worship gathering. If there is more emphasis placed on creating an exciting environment or attractive event than on hearing from God, we’ve missed the mark.

May 13, 2015

When Church Members Want to Leave by Jonathan Leeman

 How should you respond to a fellow member who is leaving for what sounds like a bad reason?