Thursday, July 19, 2018

Praying with Faith

From Dave: Tim Kerr is an old friend, but what’s most important and relevant about him for our readers is that he’s created a short...

Ambition Without Risk?

The illusion of safety on American soil was shattered by 9/11. Collapsing along with the twin towers was the assumption that our businesses, homes,...

Ashley Madison, the Gospel and Facing Spectacular Failure

All failure lands hard. But there’s an exceptional type of failure – of the Ashley Madison variety – that publicly exposes one’s worst moments...

Can I be Humbly Ambitious?

Christians are flammable. God created us to burn. Not like a match—bright and hot but quickly extinguished—but long and strong. That’s why God created...

Sam Allberry Talks Pastoral Ministry and Same-Sex Attraction

Sam Allberry is a wonderful gift to the church. Sam is the Associate Minister of St. Mary’s Church, Maidenhead, and the author of Is God Anti-Gay?. He...

Moving Toward A Merciful Ministry

I recently read that, since 1996, wealthy countries have forgiven nearly $110 billion dollars in debt from impoverished countries. Don’t just gloss over that...

When Training Men For Ministry, You Must Be Aware Of These Dangers

Coaching the next generation of pastors is critical for every generation that desires to see the continuation of healthy churches in the future. This...

Three Distortions That Can Destroy Your Ministry

There are certain things you can be absolutely sure of. The Cleveland Browns will always be the cellar dwellers of the AFC North. Rocky...

The Path To Pastoral Ministry Is A Path Of Forgiveness

When a guy is drafted into the NFL, he is keenly aware that his future includes some serious pain. He knows the summer workouts...

Finding Streams In A Desert Of Darkness

If you’re in a hard place right now, I can relate. The last four years have been the most difficult period of my entire...