Understand the First Two Barriers to Church Involvement

by Stephen Grcevich, MD, adapted from his new book, Mental Health and the Church: A Ministry Handbook for Including Children and Adults with ADHD, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, and Other Common Mental Health Conditions. Churches represent subcultures with norms and expectations—often unwritten—for appropriate conduct and social interaction. An essential first step […]

The first two barriers to church involvement

How to Answer 2 Common Misunderstandings about Our Knowledge of Jesus

by John Dickson, adapted from his new book A Doubter’s Guide to Jesus: An Introduction to the Man from Nazareth for Believers and Skeptics. I once chatted to a highly intelligent woman who asked me about the sources of our knowledge of Jesus. I took her through the Graeco-Roman and […]

A Doubter's Guide to Jesus

“Our Father, who art in heaven…”

by R. Albert Mohler, Jr., excerpted from his book The Prayer That Turns The World Upside Down: The Lord’s Prayer As A Manifesto For Revolution Jesus’ reminder to pray regularly against temptation reminds us just how prevalent and dangerous the appeal of sin can be in the Christian life. Once […]

The Lord's Prayer as a manifesto for revolution

10 Essential Questions about Taxes and Finance for Churches and Nonprofits

by Dan Busby, Vonna Laue, Michael Martin, and John Van Drunen, adapted from their new book Zondervan 2018 Church and Nonprofit Tax & Financial Guide (For 2017 Tax Returns). Tax exempt status. Should our church or nonprofit file for tax exemption with the Internal Revenue Service? Are we required to […]

When Heaven Thundered … And What It Meant

By Bruce Corley, adapted from his contribution to the new Devotions on the Greek New Testament, Volume Two: 52 Reflections to Inspire & Instruct (Paul N. Jackson, Editor). “Now my soul is troubled, and what shall I say? ‘Father, save me from this hour’? No, it was for this very […]