In times of crisis, humans have a tendency to turn to religion. In the thick of COVID-19 concerns, Bible publishing companies report increased sales.
If you lead a Bible study group, odds are you’ve got a “talker” in your midst. You know the type—they love to hear themselves speak and they can dominate a group’s discussion, often hijacking the conversation away from other group members. To handle the tension caused by the talker in your group, consider these tips.
Those working for justice and reconciliation in the church sometimes face an accusation of kowtowing to secular political correctness rather than gospel faithfulness.
The Feast of Booths, or Tabernacles or Sukkot, is the third of the great pilgrimage feasts given to Israel and is celebrated by a growing number of groups, including Messianic Jews and evangelical Christians.
I regularly receive notes from pastors and church members on how to deal with the moral failures and abuses of so many leaders in the church today.
Most members of the American public like churches but dislike banks and news media, new research shows. Republicans are far more positive towards churches than Democrats, the report says.
How can you continue to value youth ministry small groups? While it grows, I hope your youth ministry also gets very, very small.
Pete Wilson, founder and senior pastor of Cross Point Church in Nashville, Tennessee, who resigned from his position on September 11, 2016.
When Pope Francis canonizes Mother Teresa on Sunday, he’ll be honoring a nun who won admirers around the world and a Nobel Peace Prize for her joy-filled dedication to the “poorest of the poor.” He’ll also be recognizing holiness in a woman who felt so abandoned by God.