In today’s Christian culture, leadership has become a highly studied and thoroughly debated topic. More than ever, it seems, church leaders are turning to worldly ideologies and philosophies to determine strategies and define success.
A common belief pertaining to understanding Scripture is: when reading the Bible it is always best to take the plain, literal meaning of the text. But is it always that simple? Take, for example,
Pastors, imagine if we could preach our sermons through metal screens, scamper backstage, collect a paycheque, bolt out the door and never look anyone in the eye. How awesome would that be! We could
By grace, God has dispensed unique spiritual gifts to his people that are intended to bring him glory and benefit the church. Lists of gifts occur in several places in the New Testament (Rom.
I once had a parent bring their child to me after a sermon with this question: “Pastor, why did you use the word ‘stupid’ in your sermon?” I snickered inside as I recalled the