5 Ways You Can Quench the Holy Spirit? Check These 5 Things

by Sam Storms, adapted from his new book, Practicing the Power: Welcoming the Gifts of the Holy Spirit in Your Life. What does it mean to quench the Holy Spirit? How do we do this, and even more important, how do we avoid doing it? While there may be more […]


These 10 Beliefs are the DNA of a Disciple-Making Movement

by Bobby Harrington and Josh Patrick, adapted from their new book, The Disciple Maker’s Handbook: 7 Elements of a Discipleship Lifestyle, a Discipleship.org resource. Imagine a day when Jesus-style disciple making is the norm for the local church: Everyday Christians are engaged in relationships with people (inside and outside the […]


4 Road Signs that Point to Letting Someone Go (For Now)

by Dave Harvey and Paul Gilbert, adapted from their new book, Letting Go: Rugged Love for Wayward Souls. Are you dealing with a loved one who is rebellious and wayward? How do you know when to let them go, to release them into the consequences of their actions? And is […]


8 Quick Tips for More Powerful Christian Evangelism

by Gregory Koukl, adapted from his book Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions. On a flight back from the Midwest, I listened while a Christian brother in the row directly behind me vigorously shared his faith with passengers on either side. I was glad for his effort […]


At Home In Exile

by Russell Jeung, adapted from his new spiritual memoir, At Home in Exile: Finding Jesus among My Ancestors and Refugee Neighbors. Read it and you will gain wisdom and hope for your church’s ministry to those suffering from poverty, racism, inequality, and mass displacement and refugee crises. 1. Life as […]


2 Ways that Worship Hands Out “Spiritual Shovels”

by Zac Hicks, adapted from his new book The Worship Pastor: A Call to Ministry for Worship Leaders and Teams. Central to any disciple-making paradigm is the idea that the church’s leaders are called and responsible for equipping the saints for the work of ministry (Eph. 4:12). The worship services […]