Churches are beginning to realize how important it is for congregations to set aside time and funds to allow their ministers extended rest and study. Read More »
Over 100 children were freed from forced prostitution in a recent FBI sting. The majority of Americans support a ban on abortion after 20 weeks. One third of Americans say they are too busy. Over 20 million Millennials live at home with their parents. Less than 3 percent of religious Afghanis have had contact with a Christian. Read More »
Number of Americans raised in non-religious home climbs. PCUSA rejects “In Christ Alone.” Eric Metaxas profiled by RNS. Daughter of Nigerian pastor kidnapped, forced to convert to Islam. High school senior develops an inexpensive prosthetic arm in his bedroom. Read More »
Church membership is founded on love. Authentic, biblical, unconditional love. Read More »
Views on church leaders and social media, multiplication in your ministry, complaining better, and the importance of joy.
Tweets from Tim Keller, Matthew Anderson and Religion News Service Read More »
What should we say and what should we do when God grants us the privilege of harvesting a new follower of Christ? Read More »
Which countries send out the most missionaries per church member? The surprising growth of Protestants in the world’s most populous Catholic nation. Which world leader is the most influential on Twitter? How many sentences is in the perfect email? The favorable rating of the Supreme Court takes a hit. Read More »
British Prime Minister David Cameron announced plans to decrease access to pornography in the UK. Israeli archaeologists believe they found a palace that belonged to King David. Japanese churches learn from ministering after tragedies. Doctors use a modified poliovirus to save a woman from cancer. The world’s first complete sign-language Bible may be on its way. Read More »
Views: Does your sermon match your text? Can introverts be effective leaders? What to do with the levitical law on homosexuality and shellfish? How can we unleash more great ideas?
Tweets from Eric Mason, Ron Edmondson and David Swanson. Read More »
Pastors have long grown accustomed to octopodan behavior. In fact, we have developed a kind of vocabulary in the church today about these kinds of characteristics. We call it being “pastoral.” God’s Word points out to us that pastors, and other church leaders, have a responsibility to equip the body to serve, or to minister. In other words, it is the entire body’s job to be “pastoral.” Read More »