The gospel helps church leaders with one of their toughest challenges: that of moving people from the sidelines to the front lines of ministry.
God’s Discipleship Pattern in Scripture
The latest research reveals that 75% of the children raised in evangelical churches are leaving the faith.
Covenantal Nature of Trouble and Suffering
In tears, the mother said to me, “I’ve been praying for my daughter for a long time, asking God to change her heart. Why hasn’t God done something?”
Elders Pray This for Your Sheep!
What do we pray about that really helps those we are praying for? Certainly, we pray that God will bring restoration to hurting relationship, physical healing..
Shepherding Requires Intentionality
It has been my experience as well as my observation that the most difficult counseling cases typically are the result of people who have not been…
The Key to Genuine Reform in the Local Church
Reform in the home will not come merely by focusing on equipping the men to lead or by giving children a Christian education.
Helping People With Their Unbelief
The book of John is pregnant with the theme of belief. It’s palpable and yet it is often lost on the people to whom Jesus is ministering…
Liturgy of the Ordinary
The hotel ballroom was packed. I was one of three plenary speakers at a conference for youth and children’s ministry leaders. In commenting on the alarming…
Five Relationship Building Questions
Listed below are five relationship-building questions that I put together and gave to each of my three oldest children age 13-16 right after Christmas.
Nine Questions for Church Leaders
A performance-centered person functionally rejects the centrality of the gospel and slavishly responds to a craving to please their own flesh.