The Resurrection is Central (1 Corinthians 15:1-2)

I love doing puzzles. Nothing is worse than realizing you're missing a piece! The American church is missing the most important piece of all. We must center our lives and ministries on Jesus' resurrection.

Deborah: “The Woman Who Led Men”

Many denominations ordain women as pastors. Some churches cling tightly to a male model of leadership. Deborah challenges us to broaden our thinking. Are women capable of effectively leading God's people?

How Your Church Should Kick off the Holidays

We tend to make the holiday season about us. We celebrate that God is "with us" in the midst of our self-inflicted, first-world problems. Meanwhile, Christians in other countries suffer persecution. Why not kick off the holidays by praying for them?

How to Write Your Church’s Vision Statement

Many churches write a "vision statement." These are useful if we adopt them the right way. We mustn't get so caught up asking, "What is our vision?" that we forget to ask, "What is Jesus' vision for us?"