What happens when these groups and programs aren’t gathering?
How can a church know it's on the right track? What are some signs of faithfulness?
This is a community meal, signified by the corporate nature of the covenant that we are remembering and taking part in.
Racism refuses to acknowledge the equality and dignity or your neighbor, much less love them as you love yourself.
How do you lead big change in a church without blowing it up?
How do you encourage a young family struggling with family devotions?
We are not created to die, so reminders of human frailty do not come easily to most of us.
Nothing special happened about my life’s purpose and mission as a result of losing the weight that I lost.
How do you write sermons? Describe your sermon preparation process.
May God cause something mighty and special to happen when the church, across the entire world, returns to corporate worship.
We ask our Managing Editor, Ronni Kurtz, "Why should pastors care about Systematic Theology?"
Whether you meet or don't meet, do all things to the glory of God.
Four helpful perspectives to remember when making the decision to cancel worship services due to the spread of the Coronavirus.
How can large churches provide effective ministry training?
A few challenges and helpful advice for an Associate Pastor becoming the Senior Pastor in the same church he has been serving for years.
The Bible gives us the necessary worldview and the essential principles needed for thinking through these issues with the right perspective.
The Holy Spirit creates the desire in hearts and helps believers respond to God’s generosity and grace with offerings back to Him.
The presence of polyamory among professing believers is yet another manifestation of a culturally accommodating Christianity that seeks to worship the Lord on its own terms.
FTC.co asks Won Kwak, pastor at Maranatha Grace Church in Fort Lee, New Jersey: "What do you say to the pastor who's tired and wants to quit?"
He will not merely help us turn over a new leaf; he will actually give us a new life.
Has the mission of the church changed?
Don't pit singing and the sermon against each other.
You may not like the way the bride of Christ looks. But be careful how you treat Christ’s bride.
What are some important components in training men for ministry?
Though freed from the penalty of sin by the blood of Christ, my struggle with and the remaining presence of even “canceled sin” was bigger and deeper than I knew.
I want to persevere in ministry purely at the mercy of the sovereign God who is with me.
God’s purpose is always for your worry to be transformed into worship.
What is the one thing you would do to change the Christian’s devotional life?
When I am closer to Jesus, I am closer to my wife. I mean truly closer to Jesus, in my heart, not just thinking I am closer because I am doing the right things.
Self-sufficient living brings disastrous results.
Though there are many things a particular church may not be able to do well, love is not one of them.
The ministry of preaching cannot be divorced from the ministry of soul care; in fact, preaching is actually an extension of soul care. There are a host of reasons why it is important for pastors who want to preach meaningfully to know their flocks as well as they can, but here are three of the most important.
What is the one thing a new Christian needs most from his church?
The Bible itself describes our lives as vapors that vanish quickly. We must recognize today that we are not promised tomorrow.
If the gospel is the one thing that makes us unique, then the gospel needs to be the one thing that shapes how we do everything.
While we’re always experiencing death to some extent in the present age, we’re also at the very same time experiencing resurrected life.
A leader who holds fast to the true source of life is utterly free to love others well.
What should pastors remember in counseling those dealing with porn use?
Do you recognize that an inability to enjoy children is not representative of a defect in the children, but of a defect in us?
Whether you are a beginner preacher or veteran one, cultivate a sense of dependence on Christ.
The way we lead them is vital to their success.
There are so many other spiritual dangers that face the one in the spotlight. These four, I'm convinced, are some of the reasons why James says not many people should be teachers.
What are some practical considerations for the pastor leading his church from an attractional mindset to a more gospel-centered ministry?
When you join a local church, you’re committing to helping other covenant members faithfully follow Jesus.
Though our flesh wars against it, the humility to recognize our need for God’s forgiveness and redemption is a gift.
Your marriage may always be a place of great trial, but you can change the way you react to it.
How can a church help make sure its theology leads to doxology?
For those seeking to turn around a declining church, the challenge of paying the bills is often daunting.
Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz kick off the new year of the FTC Podcast with another installment in the FTC Mailbag feature.
What does gospel-centered parental discipline look like?