What Are People Looking For in a Church?
Church is the people of God coming together to worship God and living out His mission.
A Peaceful Transfer of Stewardship in 2021
God has given us the responsibility to steward our lives well and according to his will.
Christian Service is Impossible Without Worship
At my local church, it is made clear that every member of the body is expected to serve the Lord […]
You Can Serve and Help Heal Your Faith Family
This message is for you if you are a discouraged, unsure or insecure follower of Jesus Christ. Yes, I realize we […]
8 Wrong Responses to Conflict and Anxiety
Philippians 4:6 tells us, “Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your […]
How to Deal With Prideful People
When someone opposes you, do your words kind of soften? Are you tempted to pull punches, or change the subject altogether? […]
When Godly People Get Depressed
I recently wrote the following tweet, and it received a lot of reaction. Good people get depressed. Godly people get depressed. […]
Just a Baby
I know it sounds wrong to say but Christmas really is a strange time of year in some ways. For […]
Are You Spiritually Dehydrated?
Sometimes life can be completely and utterly exhausting. I’m talking stress from work, family, or money issues to being mentally […]
The War Against Christianity
(Originally posted February 2015) Newsweek has started 2015 with a cover article entitled “The Bible: So Misunderstood It’s a Sin.” […]
Three Prayers for Effective Evangelism
“Devote yourselves to prayer; stay alert in it with thanksgiving. At the same time, pray also for us that God […]
Go Ahead: Burst Your Bubble
By Larry Barker, Director of North American Church Planting Our family was living in Romania in 2000 and we had […]
Invitation to Life
All it took was an invitation. An invitation to go to the church around the corner. My family had just […]
Valley of the Dry Bones: Replanting Temple Baptist Church By Drew Cline, Lead Pastor
Ezekiel 36:36 (ESV) “Then the nations that are left all around you shall know that I am the Lord; I […]