When we accept that God’s kingdom comes through hands other than our own, we’ve begun to relinquish control of our own kingdom as it’s eclipsed by his.
Grace, as it presents itself in the Incarnation, is love intentionally crossing barriers.
FTC.co asks Christian songwriter and author, Keith Getty, "How Can Believers Cultivate A Culture Of Family Singing?"
It put too much emphasis on one man’s speaking, and too little emphasis on the “one anothers” of Scripture, membership accountability, and careful shepherding of the flock.
This week's links include resources on groups every pastor needs, buying a car and prayer, winning one another, and camp for girls.
Gospel-centered unity acknowledges that the church belongs to God, not men, and reflects the churches submission to God’s authority.
FTC.co asks J.D. Greear, Pastor of the Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, "What are some keys to sharing the gospel with Muslims?"
This week's links include resources on religious liberty and creativity, anger at God's plan, teaching like Jesus, forgiving friends, and blasphemy of the Holy Spirit.
Don’t stop showing up, Christian. In fact, if you are doubting today, it’s the best time to show up again.
Put away the games you played in youth group and start digging deep into Jesus.
This week's links include resources on teaching kids about those different from them, pastor's and giving records, blue-collar workers, and a Biblical understanding of sexuality.
If you can’t point to ways your preaching has evolved over the years, it could be you were exceptionally gifted from the start, or it may mean you’re still preaching junior varsity sermons.
Church planting reminds us that we are feeble, weak creatures, but we are banking on the words which Jesus spoke to His disciples and to us - "I am with you always."
This week's links provide resources on fast food for singles, pastoring in small places, grief, loving the church, and parenting perfection.
We asked Matt Chandler to describe his sermon prep process.
Our churches aren’t more than 300 yards from each other. One is a white church. One is a black church.
This week's links include resources on whole living, insecurity, Satan's two voices, and virtue signaling.
What if our perceived problem in worship is not the congregation's problem after all? What if the problem lies within the music itself?
There’s so much that I do not know about planting a church. But those things I do, I will commit to with all the heart and passion which I can muster and which the Spirit so graciously supplies.
If left to make the decision again, you should know I’d be turning in my application and renting a moving truck before you finish reading this sentence.
When it comes to revitalization, it's more difficult to help people change than it is to change the curtains. But the hard work is worth it.
Three ways we can make the most of the journey through the wilderness to meet our Lord.
This week's links include resources on color-blindness, multiplying leaders, suicide and mental health, community, and same-sex attraction.
Our church planting strategy? Take our three-year-old church of 84 members and send half of them out.
Husbands and wives, do you feel like failures in marriage? The Gospel is for failures like us - man and woman alike.
This week's links include resources on leadership and Nehemiah, mean Christians, ministry family and tragedy, and teens who need church history.
What do we actually mean by the phrase "gospel centered"?
Some trust in Presidents, some trust in kings, but we will trust in the name of the Lord, our God.
This week's links include resources on identity crisis, loving a prodigal, spectator worship, and remembering the gospel.
This week's links include resources on parenting as narrating, real friendship, perpetual singleness, and suburban church planting.
My prayer is not for my disability to show you something lacking in yourself, but to demonstrate the wholeness of Christ.
Rather than backing God into a corner, the spiritual disciplines position us into a kneeling position.
If you try to do theological education in your own strength, you fail, no matter how good your grades are.
This week's links include resources on climate change, good intent with racism, strong women, and grief in a worship service.
Learning about God isn't easy on our own; it works best inside the community of faith.
This week's links include resources on parenting, going through the motions, loving the wrong things, and worry.
The Bible tells us over and over again that the way we treat others is a reflection of what’s going on inside us.
This week's links include resources on mask-wearing, your smartphone friend, evil as a good thing, character in leadership, and judgment from friends.
Leaders who regularly justify themselves are forgetting that God has already done that for us in Jesus.
We savor the times when a passage soothes our fears, but how do we respond when Scripture confronts our sinfulness?
When we live with open hands, we reflect the generosity of our God.
This week's links include resources on joy in the morning, children and the Bible, lamenting for real people, same-sex attraction, and anxiety.
Your church doesn't need to be preoccupied with vision; it needs to be serious about the Bible.
Guarding your ministry through sound stewardship can benefit both your home life and your ministry.
This week's links include resources on race, anxiety and creatives, soulful living, and marks of humility.
Give generously. Save wisely. Live appropriately. And avoid letting debt become a ministry killer.
Attractional methods fail to work because they're simply a veneer for insecurity.
This week's links include resources on husband leadership, missionaries and conflict, repentance, weary anti-racist workers, and selfie-centered worship.
Prayer is an important aspect of the spiritual life, but if we were honest, we’d probably admit that we pray much less than we ought
In our preaching, let us find ourselves winded by the pace at which we get to Christ.