Preaching must be gospel-focused

Arturo Azurdia III was the featured speaker in Southeastern Baptist Seminary's recent Adams Lecture Series. Azurdia is associate professor of pastoral theology at Western Seminary in Portland, Ore., and the sen...

Listen Up!

In an issue of his Ministry Toolbox, Rick Warren advises, “One of the most common causes of frustration and friction in ministry is that we don't really listen to each other. Too often we talk at each other rat...

You can’t do it all

In a recent issue of his Ministry Toolbox newsletter, Rick Warren said, “Every church must eventually decide whether it is going to be structured for control or structured for growth.  For a church to grow, bot...

Gospel Centered Building Programs

It’s a Monday morning in mid-April, the church secretary is looking forward to a quiet day in the office to catch up on clerical work on the pastoral staff’s day off. It had been an unseasonably cold winter, fo...

4 Tips for Protecting Your Voice

A wise carpenter takes care of his tools. A gifted surgeon cares for her instruments. A pilot makes sure the aircraft has been well maintained. As a preacher, your most important physical tool is your voice,...