The goal for all pastors, and all Christians really, is the pursuit of knowing and worshiping God as He really is and not as we have merely imagined Him to be.
Leadership is about embracing responsibility. It’s about understanding our role as stewards and being content with where He has placed us.
This week's links include resources on disciple-making shift, single women in the church, lessons from a bad sermon, how to lose a pastor, sin's allure, and church planting pipelines.
This week's links include resources on the purpose of marriage, worry, when Christianity doesn't work, caricatured biblical womanhood, and habits of false teachers.
Only when the heart is addressed do people find Christ more glorious, satisfying, and beautiful than whatever else they are grasping onto.
FTC.co asks Jeff Medders, Pastor of Redeemer Church (Tomball, TX): "What is the one thing you wish you’d done different as a church planter?"
This week's links include resources on a balanced gospel, hype church services, Christian hospitality, and prayer in 1 Timothy 2.
For us to be able to respect our husbands as our pastors, we must first respect them as the spiritual leaders of our families. These two actions are irrefutably linked.
FTC.co asks Keith Getty, Christian songwriter and author, "What is your favorite worship song, and why?"
This week's links include resources on the sacraments and art, sharing the gospel, the language of "calling," and spitfire women.
In addition to giving us specific instructions, the biblical passages that mention the Lord's Supper are vivid reminders of the “togetherness” of it all.
The starting point of a redeemed worldview is knowing the greatest danger to any man exists inside of him, not outside.
Since God created and cares for our natural world, His people should be marked by an appreciation for and care of that world.
This week's links include resources on celebrity power, the gospel in all seasons of life, grieving childlessness, and pastors teaching kids to love the church.
Three questions to help parents begin evaluating the way they talk to and around their kids in more relaxed settings.
The parables Jesus tells in the four Gospels are peculiar kinds of stories that too many readers read very wrongly.
This week's links include resources on advocating for others, unmarried Christians, parenting and pastoring, and staying long in a church.
There is a certain quality Christians should strive for as we represent God to the world.
Meditation doesn't mean humming in a monotone tone in an effort to completely clear your mind so the universe can come rushing in. It means filling your mind with Scripture and turning it over in your mind again and again.
Men today are often drowning is superficial relationships, but do not possesses any genuinely accountable gut-level friendships.
Join the hashtag. Join the movement.
This week's links include resources on faith in dry seasons, grace to you, how to welcome people with disabilities, former atheists, and paying your pastor.
Often, we are left wondering what it actually means to come alongside those who are experiencing great loss. But exactly how do we do it?
FTC.co asks Matt Chandler, Pastor at The Village Church, "How do you cultivate a healthy marriage?"
This week's links include resources on assisted suicide, getting the most out of books, 9Marxism, friends pastors need, how to live a whole life, and rest.
Why do the books Christians buy the most tend to not be the best for them?
FTC.co asks Dean Inserra, Pastor of City Church - Tallahassee, FL: "How can a church know it’s on the right track? What are some signs of faithfulness?"
This week's links include resources on painful callings, conversion therapy, singles and gifts, meeting Christ, temptation, adoption, and quiet lives.
We have a message that needs to be spread and we have the largest communication platform the world has ever known.
This week's links include resources on boys respecting women, gathering seashells, celebrating women, Christians and death, and the phrase "I am enough."
One thing I know I can do in the midst of the complexities and difficulties of the parenting task: I can pray.
This week's links include resources on embryo adoption, gratitude, the gospel in a cold place, cynicism, and small-groups and singles.
Confession isn’t solely so the confessor can feel better because someone else knows. No, it is confession for the sake of change and accountability.
We may not follow all of Augustine’s interpretations of Scripture, but his humility before the word continues to teach us.
Matthew 18 is about winning your brother. That’s the goal. We want to see him turn and repent. We pursue the process to win our brother.
We asked J.D. Greear, Pastor of The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, to describe his process for preparing sermons.
This week's links include resources on safety for the same-sex attracted, leaders and yes-men, children and the Bible, and Black History Month.
The new release from Jason K. Allen is a guide to living as a Christian every day.
This week's links include resources on old books for young Christians, busyness, social media, life purpose, and unknown false gospels.
The gospel redefines everything. No part of our lives is untouched by God’s redemptive power, including our relationships.
This new book shows readers how to rely more fully on the power of the Holy Spirit for growth and satisfaction in their lives.
This week's links include resources on death, accountability, fostering, and what to say to the grieving.
Preacher, be thankful: Jesus doesn’t love you to the degree you gain the nod of the masses.
Teenage believers, you can contribute right away in significant and helpful ways when the church gathers.
This week's links include resources on leaving your church, diversity and God's kingdom, repentant pastors, discipling children, and waiting.
How can a Christian do wise political engagement while maintaining faithfulness first to God’s kingdom?
One active way we can remind ourselves of our comparative insignificance is to do something we’re probably going to be bad at.
Student ministries can give students something the world cannot – a greater purpose for their soul, and guidance in how to live for that purpose.
FTC.co asks Clint Pressley, Senior Pastor of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC: "What are some key components to discipling young men?"
This week's links include biblical womanhood and Genesis, reading more books, truth and love, and well-behaved women.