Seekers Part Four: Discipleship and the Church
Christ is the ultimate seeker. He seeks and saves the lost.
Seekers Part Three: God Seeks and Saves
God is seeking worshipers, making disciples, and shepherding His people.
Seekers Part Two: The Mission of God
The mission of God is to seek and save those who are lost, multiplying disciples around the world for His own glory
Seekers Part One: Your Church’s Recruiting Strategy
Evangelism is not optional for the church.
The 5 Phases of Darkness and Drought
Whatever you’re struggling with, God isn’t beyond healing for that struggle.
7 Steps to Determine Your Church’s Vision – Part Two
A vision statement should reflect your current ministries and the ministries you intend to implement.
7 Steps to Determine Your Church’s Vision-Part One
God has a specific plan for a specific church in a specific place at a specific time.
A Lifetime of Life-Changing Lessons
Christian life is all about loving and serving others enough to tell them about Jesus’ work on the cross.
The Cost of Making Disciples
Disciple making is a commitment to open up your life to another person.
Telling the Story of Jesus Through Service – Part Four
When God changes your life, the desire to love and serve others will be automatic.
A Peaceful Transfer of Stewardship in 2021
God has given us the responsibility to steward our lives well and according to his will.
Christian, Where’s Your Passion?
To experience who Jesus is and all he wants for us requires passionately knowing and serving him.
Being Certain and Being Right Are Two Different Things
My objective that day was to get to the hospital in downtown Chicago before the surgery to have prayer with […]
Christianity Isn’t About What You Do; It’s About Surrender to Whose You Are
A very wrong assumption about discipleship is that the right process will yield transformation. We can easily get caught up […]
What if Christians Acted Like the Body of Christ?
In the first century, when people became followers of Christ, they did so well aware of the cost (Luke 14:28). […]
This is Why a Sheep Loves to Read
In a pivotal passage, Jesus explains, “I know my own and my own know me” (John 10:14). In this verse he […]
Mike and Laura Beth: From Brokenness to Mending by the Potter
Mike: Sin and Brokenness “…Looking back, I see there was no actual desire to pursue the things of God… Nonetheless, […]
Tending the Gardens of Our Lives
It’s too nice of a day to stay indoors! The flowers that the kids and I planted are doing GREAT, […]
Discipleship Part Two: Three Chairs
SOAR . . . Man, I love this youth conference. Sold Out And Radical. Every summer, we gather up our […]
Discipleship Part One: How Did Jesus Do It?
It wasn’t until after my first year of college that I was truly saved. You’re probably thinking, what does that […]
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 […]