Courage For the Small Church Pastor


This week I'm preparing a talk for my congregation from the great text found in Joshua 1:9. "Be strong and courageous.  Do not be afraid; do …
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Leadership Network: The Characteristics of Large Churches

Large Churches

The Leadership Network has just released its findings from a survey of some of America's largest churches. They've spelled out some of the …
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A Place for Spiritual Direction, Part 3


As we saw in our first article spiritual direction has long roots going back to the ministry of the Apostle Paul. In our second article we …
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Fall In Love With the “What”, Not the “How”

What How

Been talking this week how the Bible gives us the “What” we must do, but not the “How.” You can catch up Here …and  Here. We can never …
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Quick Study: Be Thankful In Tough Times

Give Thanks

“Always be full of joy in the Lord. I say it again—rejoice!” (Philippians 4:4 NLT) When the Apostle Paul says, “Always be full of joy in …
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The Beat of a Thankful Heart

Thanks Love

What kind of heart do you have? We often describe a person’s character, strengths, and faults with an adjective attached to the word …
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The Gospel-Centered Small Group Leader

When it comes to talking about the marks of a true follower of Jesus, it’s no surprise that Paul starts out talking about …
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A Note to Young Leaders

Being a “young leader,” I am definitely so excited about the incredible things our generation is doing in the world today. Whether on the …
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The Bible Tells You What…But Not How

Why How

This is “What” you have to do. It’s very clear in the Bible what those things are… Love God with all you got Love others …
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The Truth About Unresolved Church Conflict


Last week I shared a post on my daily 3 at 3 from TJ Addingtonentitled Deal With It!  Addington sheds light on a problem that is all too …
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