Pride: Its Warning Signs and 2 Strategies for Beating It

by Christopher J. H. Wright, adapted from his new book Hearing the Message of Daniel: Sustaining Faith in Today’s World. We are all building something. It may be our own personal little empire, or just our own little nest. It may be our career, our project, or our business. It […]

9 Practical Ways Your Church Can Serve Local Children

by Chuck Bomar, adapted from his new book Serving Local Schools: Bring Christ’s Compassion to the Core of Your Community. The goal of my book Serving Local Schools is simple: to help the average Christian fruitfully engage their community. I believe the local public schools provide the means for this […]

Serving Local Schools

6 Tactics for Improving Your Sermon Delivery

by Terry G. Carter, J. Scott Duvall, and J. Daniel Hays, adapted from their book Preaching God’s Word. The Preaching God’s Word Video Lectures are available now and will help you prepare, develop, and deliver more powerful sermons. 1. Keep It Conversational Today’s audiences generally prefer a more casual approach […]

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 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 […]