This week's links include resources on God's gift of zeros, rejoicing for the weak, why you should go to church, the will of God, and influencers on a child's health.
Most worship leaders genuinely want to see the church grow in godliness. It's just that no one ever told them that they might be able to do something about that.
Academic prowess and a devotional posture ought not be detached from one another. In chapel services, thinking and feeling meld together.
This week's links include resources on adoption, political sins, sexual assault, short pastoral tenure, and mothering a rebellious heart.
The whole Bible is for the entire Christian because the entire Bible has a unified message in the gospel of the Lord Jesus.
If you know women with children in your church, you’re called to love and serve them.
Short-term mission trips remind us of the beauty and granduer of the kingdom that awaits all who are believers in the Lord Jesus Christ.
This week's links include resources on fighting sin with love, sola fide, a manifesto on racial reconciliation, sharing the pulpit, and barrenness.
Meaningful membership attends our gospel witness. Membership communicates the people and the message of the gospel to a watching world.
This week's links include resources on altar calls, hope for the future, racial reconciliation language, and how to talk to kids about the Las Vegas shooting.
We tend to get frustrated because we want instantaneous results, yet God wants faithful laborers who will patiently sow seed.
When others need comfort, there are two words, easy to say and very well-intentioned, that can actually do more harm than good.
This week's links include resources on daughters and dating, walking in the lights, careful exegesis, depression and womanhood, small group confession, and one-woman men.
This week's links include resources on systematic theology, hurricane Harvey, bad reasons to leave a church, congregational singing, murdering your marriage, and online tribalism for women.
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.
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.