2 Great Preaching Bibles

As pastors, preachers, teachers, and ministry leaders, we all have our Bibles. We actually may be blessed to have multiple copies, in multiple sizes, in various translations, for various needs. We may have a pe...

7 Habits of a Healthy Church

A healthy church, like beauty, may at first seem to be in the eyes of the beholder. God’s Word leaves the church with clear instructions about the habits that lead to healthy churches. Letters like 1 Thessaloni...

Why Do We Do the Things We Do?

It was a dramatic, game-changing moment. It’s recorded for us in Matthew 5:27–30. Jesus is unfolding the gospel principles of his kingdom. I’ve often wondered about the reaction of the crowd as he spoke these w...

The Truth about Weakness

We value human strength and earthly perfection. We admire people for “being strong” when they’re mourning a loss. We are proud of friends for “standing tall” in the face of adversity. We put images of our most ...

5 Reasons to Give up Something for Lent

Lent begins soon. Still on the fence about whether to give something up? Here are 5 quick reasons you should go for it: 1.  Discipleship. At its core, discipleship means following and becoming more like Jesu...

Flexing the Right Preaching Muscle

Preaching is a calling.  It is a skill.  In many ways, it is an art.  Pick up a book on preaching, and you will find a definition of preaching.  John Broadus says in his book On the Preparation of and Delivery ...

How Much Power Can One Book Have?

"The following is an excerpt from a new book by Steve Green, president of Hobby Lobby, and his wife Jackie Green, called This Dangerous Book. This tremendous book explores the powerful and fascinating story of ...